Parents' Guide to

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria

By Michael Lafferty, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

New, cute panda-like race packs a punch into violent WoW.

Game Windows, Mac 2012
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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 5 parent reviews

age 18+

Update for 2019: This is not the current version of the game

I just wanted to clarify for parents, that this version of World of Warcraft was the Mists of Pandaria expansion that was released in 2012. WoW in 2019 is a very different game, and if you want current reviews... you should look under World of Warcraft: Battle for Azeroth. I started playing WoW in 2007, and would currently NOT recommend it. See my review in Battle for Azeroth.

This title has:

Too much consumerism
age 13+

Okay for around 13.

World of Warcraft is okay for kids around the age of 13. The worst part of it is this inn that adults go to to pretend to do innapropriate things. Make sure your kid doesn't go there, and he/she's fine. I play WoW myself, and I am a very experienced player. I have four characters all level 90, which is the highest level you can get. I have experienced everything in the game, and I say 13 is a good age. Unless your kid isn't okay with slaying evil beasts and the occasional blood spurt, this game should be fine.

This title has:

Great messages
Easy to play/use
Too much violence

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (10):

World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria is a nice expansion that offers some visually pleasing environments. The pandas look cute and cuddly but can pack a pretty good punch. Blizzard does not release too many expansions for WoW, and this is a decent addition that does not reinvigorate the franchise but does add a bit of newness to a game that is showing its age.

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