This game is rated PEGI 18+
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
death, decapitation, dismemberment, gore, graphic violence, innuendo, killed and killing.
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Chivalry II Review
Posted: 5 weeks ago.
You control a warrior that can be customised right down to the gurgling battle cries and other expressions. You are equipped with medieval melee weapons from sledgehammers to long swords and battle axes. Other weapons can be discovered and used during each battle.
Encountering enemy players you have three attack patterns: horizontal slash, vertical slash, and a stab, which can be chained together. This, combined with the need to block, creates a flexible fighting system that requires considerable skill and good timing,
Although it's gorey and bloody, the action has an over-the-top tongue-in-cheek feel to it. While avoiding the silliness of Monty Python's black night (that never loses) dismemberment is a part of the entertainment rather than the shock of the game.
Battles pit the Agatha Knights, who wear blue and white, and Mason Order, who wear red and black, against each other. This is either in a battle to the death of with objectives where one group must break into the opposite team's castle and eliminate their king.
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Does not offer in-game purchases, 'loot boxes' or 'battle/season passes'.
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Rated PEGI 18 because it features graphic violence and motiveless killing of innocent characters. This game features graphic violence towards human characters, which is inflicted using a range of medieval weapons, including swords, maces and longbows. Bladed weapons allow the player to decapitate or dismember enemy characters, which results in sight of blood and gore. When limbs are cut off, enemy characters may continue to move around until they bleed out. Innocent and unarmed characters, such as adult villagers, can also be killed, although they cannot be dismembered. The game also features bad language, such as 'prick', '*!@?*', '*!@?*', '*!@?*' and 'whore', as well as some verbal innuendo.
ESRB MATURE 17+ for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Language, Mild Sexual Themes, Use of Alcohol. Slashing and stabbing soldiers often results in screams, gurgling sounds, and large sprays of blood that stain the ground. Some attacks can result in decapitation and/or dismemberment of human characters; dismembered body parts can be picked up and used as weapons. The game contains some suggestive/sexual innuendo in the dialogue: “Yer mum is known as the queen of sheathes. She handles so many swords at once”; “The only head I'll be getting from my hoe is a cabbage”; “Yer mum is like a feast, always spread out all over a table..."; “…If he can handle as many men as his mother, he won't tire easily.” During the course of the game, players' character can pick up and drink from chalices and tankards, resulting in a drunk effect (i.e., blurry screen). The word “sh*te” is heard in the game.
In addition to the ratings, it's worth noting that you can turn off both Gore and Dismemberment in the settings on PC and console. You can set it to:
- Minimal: No graphic blood or dismemberment.
- No Dismemberment: Some blood but no dismemberment.
- Full Gore: Blood and dismemberment.
Users Interact: The game enables players to interact and communicate with each other, so may expose players to language usually associated with older rated games.
You can't disable all camera shake but you can disable the Head Bob motion of the camera. You can turn off Motion Blur to ease motion sickness.
You can remap mouse/keys and controller buttons on PC but you can't remap buttons on console.
Our Chivalry II Accessibility Report details 24 accessibility features:
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