As you may have heard, Final Fantasy Type-0 HD (which can be preordered with this page on Amazon) is the first game in the series to receive a Mature rating from the ESRB. The organization listed several issues from the game that may make it inappropriate for children under the age of 17.
For one, the JRPG is quite violent as there are scenes that depicts large pool of blood and lifeless bodies. Some cut scenes also show characters dying brutally:
This is an action game in which players assume the role of students fighting to protect their nation from invaders. Players traverse fantasy environments and battle enemy soldiers and other creatures in melee-style combat. Players use swords, bows, firearms, and magic spells to kill various enemies (e.g., robots, blobs, mechanical beasts). Battles are accompanied by realistic gunfire, screams of pain, and large blood-splatter effects; some sequences depict blood stains on players’ screen and corpses lying in pools of blood. Cutscenes depict additional acts of violence: a man stabbing himself with a sword; a girl shot by a sniper; a character shot close-up.
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD also has quite a bit of fan service as some female characters wear outfits exposing their cleavage, including a sequence where gamers have to spy on a bikini-clad female. It also has jiggling breast physics:
During the course of the game, some female characters are depicted in outfits that expose large amounts of cleavage and jiggling breasts. In one sequence, players can use a spy camera to zoom in on a female character wearing a bikini.
Last but not least, the newest Final Fantasy game also contain scenes where a character has been drugged. During this time, the individual have some unknown acts, some of which may be sexual in nature, applied:
The game includes event scenes in which a character sedates/drugs players’ character and performs unknown acts on them; it is implied that some of these acts may be of a sexual nature.
Final Fantasy Type-0 HD is releasing on the 17th of March in the United States for both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One current-generation platforms. The collector’s edition and first print copies of the videogame is coming with a Final Fantasy XV playable demo.