Parents' Guide to

WWE 2K17

By David Chapman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Deeply customizable brawler packed with features, violence.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 8+

Great Game

Parents can play with there kids, WWE17 is violent but not too violent.

This title has:

Easy to play/use
age 12+


Absolute crap you start off at nxt rather than the atcual thing you wanna play id off bought an nxt game if thats what i wanted and when you are in the nxt you get the same 2 match/fighters every time its just ridiculous waste off time really plus the game is fixed some matches are just made for you too lose no matter what you do you cant win (some matches) worst wwe game ever made in my opinion

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (5):

This incredibly deep, detailed sports sim brings the majesty of wrestling to gamers, but its depth could keep some players at arm's length. It combines the athletic showboating of gladiatorial games with the drama of a soap opera. While the running mantra of the WWE is "Don't try this at home," 2K Games' WWE franchise has given fans the opportunity to do just that -- from the safety of the couch. Now comes WWE 2K17, the biggest and best WWE game to date, a super heavyweight entry packed with enough content and features to take on even the most finicky pro wrestling fan in a no-holds-barred throw-down.

WWE 2K17 takes everything fans have loved about previous games and makes it bigger, better, and more polished. The improved MyCareer mode actually feels natural, with the plot progressing organically throughout the entire story, rather than feeling broken up into disjointed chunks. The game's improved Creation Suite lets players craft every detail of their own custom WWE superstar (or edit any of the existing superstars), from their looks to their moves to even the branding on the clothes they wear. It's ridiculously deep, which is ironically the best example of the game's biggest weakness. Between the hyper-detailed character-creation tools, the library of hundreds of wrestling moves, and the show-management options, WWE 2K17's robust features make it an overwhelming experience and not for the faint of heart. If you're willing to dedicate some real time and effort, though, you're almost guaranteed a rewarding experience on par with any pay-per-view the WWE has to offer.

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