Parents' Guide to

Wolfenstein: Youngblood

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Bloody, mature shooter takes the fight to Nazis in Paris.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 13+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 11+
age 10+

Good game for mature teens and tweens

The game has great messages it does have guns but manny games for 6 and above have guns there is a small amount of swear you would see in a pg13 movie also there are bars no sex

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Easy to play/use

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (4 ):

For the newest installment of this alternate history post-World War II first-person shooter series, sisters are doing it for themselves. In Wolfenstein: Youngblood, it's been nearly two decades since B.J. Blazkowicz and friends drove the Nazis out of America at the end of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus. But with B.J. missing in Nazi occupied France, it's up to his twin daughters Soph and Jess to engage in a covert rescue mission deep into the heart of Paris. Which, of course, means you're once again using guns and grenades to kill tons of Nazis in interesting locations, something that's made slightly easier by the game's smooth, intuitive controls, your armored suit, and your ability to be sneaky.

As for what's new in this new installment, the big thing is that you can play this with a friend or solo with the computer controlling whatever sister you didn't pick. She's not only a good shot, but she'll even help you up when you get hurt, knowing you'll do the same for her. To compensate for this dynamic duo, the Nazis send even more enemies to take you out, making for some really frantic (and thus fun) firefights. It's a good thing that in the middle of a firefight, you and your sis can get a boost to your spirits with a quick thumbs up, which can make you fight a bit harder against the enemy. But the problem, and it's a doozy, is that you and your sis share lives, and if you die, you have to restart your current mission from the most recent checkpoint. That's a real bummer because since some of these missions can be very long, it could mean that you'll have to replay some intense battles that you've already beaten if you make a simple mistake. It's also annoying that, even when you play on your own, you can't pause the action to catch your breath. Even so, with a wide varied of places to explore and engage in gun battles, enemies who are no slouches, and some fun guns to use, Wolfenstein: Youngblood more than stands on its four feet.

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