This game is rated PEGI 18
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Decapitation, Dismemberment, Gore, Horror, Infection and Killing.
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Posted: 16 months ago, last updated 4 months ago.
Play involves killing alien enemies and solving spatial puzzles to keep you and your team safe. There are different interactive elements that use motion controls as well. Like the main game, the combat is gory and with a puzzle element as you use various weapons to sever the alien's limbs.
It stands out from other on-rails shooting games as Antony Johnston's script offers a strong story that sets the stage for the other games. This, along with an orchestral score, makes it surprisingly compelling as a narrative as well as a test of skill.
You play multiple characters as you navigate through the Aegis VII colony and the mining ship Ishimura from a first-person perspective. The story is split into ten chapters and told in real-time with cutscenes and voice work. At the end of each chapter, you are awarded a rating and can upgrade your abilities and weapons. As you progress you gain ten weapons each with alternative firing options. You can also use Stasis to slows objects for a short time, and Kinesis to pick up and throw or move objects.
Although older rated, it stands out because of the unusual combination of strong narrative and light-gun shooting challenge.
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Rated for younger players in Australia. Rated Mature Accompanied (MA 15+) for Strong horror violence and coarse language.
14+ year-olds usually have the required skill to enjoy this game. Still, it's important for parents and guardians to consider the maturity required to process the game content.
There are four difficulty modes. The two highest are only unlocked once you have completed the campaign.
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