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ESRB explains its Mature rating for Terminator: Resistance

The Entertainment Software Rating board has revealed its summary for Terminator: Resistance. The first-person shooter ended up with a Mature rating due to contents categorized as Blood, Sexual Content, Strong Language and Violence. You can find the full ESRB description for the latest Terminator videogame below:

This is a first-person shooter in which players assume the role of Private Jacob Rivers as he battles Skynet in a post-apocalyptic future. Players complete military missions using a variety of weapons (e.g., machine guns, shotguns, laser rifles, rocket launchers, explosives) to kill/destroy terminators, robotic drones, and enemy war machines. Battles are frenetic with realistic gunfire and large explosions. A handful of sequences depict large blood-stained environments and/or corpses lying in large pools of blood. Cutscenes depict additional acts of violence: a man executed by a gunshot to the head; a terminator holding and shooting a man at close range.


Two sequences depict characters engaging in sexual activity from a first-person perspective: moaning and heavy breathing sounds can be heard, as the camera focuses on characters’ facial expressions (no breasts or genitalia are depicted). The words “f**k” and “sh*t” are heard in the game.

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