This game is expected to be rated PEGI 16
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
Decapitation, Dismemberment and Splashes of blood.
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Posted: 15 months ago, last updated 7 months ago.
Play involves precisely targeting and shooting enemies so you kill them before they reach you and cause injury. It's brash and over the top like a Die Hard film. You collect items by shooting them to boost your score and gain weapons.
As you progress there are decisions over which path to take through a level, and bigger harder enemies to take on in boss encounters. You can also attempt the game in single credit mode, where your restarts are limited, for an extra challenge. There are also moments in the play where you must rescue civilians.
Although most people will play this with a mouse, the game does support Light Guns. Either way, it's a game that recreates the simple joy of only having your gun reticle between you and the zombie hoard.
You can play this game in the following styles:
Not yet rated. Expected to be PEGI 16 and ESRB TEEN. Although the violence is stylised and cartoony, there are still splashes of blood and decapitation and dismemberment. Enemies disappear when they die, which makes the violence less impactful. There are dead and dismembered bodies in the environment.
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.
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When played with a mouse you can remap multiple buttons and use the mouse wheel to select weapons. This allows you to play the game with motion input via the gun sensors.
Collectables spin and glow in the dark for extra visibility.
The game does include some infrequent flashing and there is a notification of this at the start.
The game provides spatial audio to depict which side zombies are approaching from.
Diversity and Inclusion
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