This game is rated PEGI 12+
Our review includes potentially triggering words:
gore, innuendo, killing and splashes of blood.
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World of Warcraft Review
Posted: 2 weeks ago.
As you progress you gain talents and skills that further deepen the customisation of your character. You choose a couple of primary professions which enable you to craft items. You can also form guilds with other people, enabling players to chat with each other and exchange items.
Once you have got to grips with the basics of the game, the main interest is the completion of quests that offer experience points, items, and in-game money. These include killing creatures, gathering resources, finding lost objects, visiting locations or delivering items. They are often strung together in a series that must be completed in order. The difficulty of some quests leads to the organisation of groups to tackle more challenging content. The group will need characters of different roles and skills to succeed.
World of Warcraft is set four years after the events of the previous game in the series, Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne. Since it launched, World of Warcraft has had eight major expansion packs: *The Burning Crusade (2007)
- Wrath of the Lich King (2008)
- Cataclysm (2010)
- Mists of Pandaria (2012)
- Warlords of Draenor (2014)
- Legion (2016)
- Battle for Azeroth (2018)
- Shadowlands (2020)
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Rated PEGI 12 because it features realistic violence of a minor nature towards human characters, moderate violence towards fantasy characters, and the use of mild bad language. Human and fantasy characters engage in combat using a variety of physical and magical weapons. Damage is represented through life bars and injuries are not shown.
ESRB TEEN for Blood and Gore, Crude Humor, Mild Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Alcohol, Violence. Quest objectives sometimes involve using magic and/or hand-to-hand combat to kill various creatures (e.g., giant monsters, ogres, trolls, woodland animals) and at times non-adversary characters (e.g., human-like villagers). Damage is indicated by slashing sounds, gunfire, explosions, and depleted life meters; some attacks result in splashes of blood and/or creatures bursting into small red chunks. During the course of the game, players' character can consume wine, mead, and other alcoholic beverages; drinking too much results in staggering/swaying and blurred screen effects. Players can interact with scantily clad characters, listen to suggestive dialogue/innuendo (e.g., “I like my women the way I like my fuses: short, fast, and ready to bl*w.“), or view provocative dance routines performed by elves and other player-characters. One quest requires players to search for specific creatures amid a landscape covered with piles of brown feces. The words "a*s," "*!@?*," and "b*tch" occasionally appear in dialogue.
Skill Rating: This game is enjoyed by 12-16 year-olds as it's a good match for their ability and maturity.
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.
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