Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series’ ESRB Teen rating explained

The Entertainment Software Rating Board has revealed its rating summary for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series. The graphic adventure game ended up with a Teen rating due to language, use of alcohol and violence. You can find the complete ESRB description below:

This is an action game, based on the Guardians of the Galaxy universe, in which players assume the role of Peter Quill on a quest to retrieve a mysterious relic. Players can engage in various action sequences that require timed button presses to successfully punch, slash, or shoot enemies. Cutscenes depict additional acts of violence: a character shot in the chest with a laser blast; a villain breaking a character’s neck; a character stabbed in the chest with a spear.

During the course of the game, characters are depicted passed out and hung over after drinking alcohol at a bar. The word “sh*t” is heard in the dialogue.

The first episode of Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, called “Tangled Up in Blue,” will be released on the 18th of April in the North American region. If you are interested, you can preorder the season disc, which includes access to all five episodes, on the PS4 and Xbox One with this link on Amazon.