- PS4 games for 13 year old
So he has saved his money for nearly two years and now has a PS4. It was hard getting suitable games for the Xbox360, but the PS4 titles are nearly all 18 :-/
Any Mans Sky
It’s his birthday soon so I would like to buy him a couple of games. Can anyone recommend some titles that are rated 16 or less?
He loves FPS’s, so they are of particular interest, but please recommend any ‘good’ games
PS – no football ones
TIAPosted 3 years ago
Battlefront’s great if he’s into Star Wars BUT it’s been out a while now and two out of the four updates (extra levels) have been released already so factor in a few more ££ for the Season Pass. One more set of levels is coming this year, then the final one early next so the game does at least have another 6 months left in it.
Lego games are always good and quite cheap. My daughter (6) and nephew (13) like playing those.Posted 3 years ago
Re-Season Pass, in the old days when you bought a game the whole game came on the disc, now it’s more like you buy the disc but it only has half of the final content on it. You can just stick to that but then they release more levels as time goes by which you can buy individually each time (Battlefront charges about £12) or you can buy them all as part of a ‘Season Pass’ which costs about £40.Posted 3 years ago
The thing I like about Battlefront over Call of Duty is that the time span between new discs is longer so the whole game has a longer life span. It’s a bloody rip off though when you consider a whole game could end up costing in excess of £80, i’ve seen some on the Playstation store for £105!! ALL games seem to be doing this or something similar now 🙁seosamh77Subscriber
just get a pre-order for the upcoming(october) battlefield 1 and don’t be so miserable! it’s 18, but hohum, all shootem ups feature guns and killing things/people. He’s not going to turn into a mass murderer or be traumatized!
tell yourself it’s of historical value if you are having trouble with it! 😆Posted 3 years ago
Destiny is good, and if his mate has it, that might be the one. Make sure you get the right ‘content’ for it though, there have been a number of extra add-ons put out over the last couple of years, and if you just get the basic version it might be disappointing.
As for FPS age ratings, while you don’t want to see massive blood spatters etc, I think one of the insidious things in some titles is the frequency of dying and respawning (every few seconds in some matches where you’re not doing all that well), which can be frustrating for younger players. And the fact that you might need to spend money after you buy the game if you want the upgraded weapons/characters which are currently slaughtering you.
Battlefront was a bit like that, not as bad as COD though.Posted 3 years agoseosamh77Subscriber
I’m only winding ye up tbh (It’s entirely up to you to decide if your wee yin is mature enough! 😉 ). been a while since I played any games, but the battelfield franchise is awesome always has been. would probably be the only game that would tempt me to buy and up to date console!
[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7nRTF2SowQ&oref=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3Dc7nRTF2SowQ&has_verified=1[/video]Posted 3 years ago
Re 18 Ratings; The blood splatters and gore are fine by me. Prude I may be, but the language bugs me more
I am also happy with the online contact in Minecraft, PvZ etc as it is measured and restricted, but don’t want some 18+ year old screaming a tirade of abuse/obscenities at my lad because he is a ‘******* noob’ and has ‘let the ***** team down you *****’. That time will come, but it is not now.
QOS and COD on the Xbox360 allowed some control of stuff like thisPosted 3 years agomechanicaldopeSubscriber
Thing that would honestly bother me more than the games age rating would be if it was going to be played online. The language and abuse you hear are far worse than any of the games script.
Edit: martinhutch has it.
2nd edit: Apart from gta where the voice settings appear to have no effect at all. But there is no way I would be letting a 13 year old play that anyway.Posted 3 years ago
Thanks Peeps, this is exactly what I wanted to find out; how to keep things ‘sane’.
Broadband speed is fine, but I need to sort the QOS settings as the games console seems to take all that is available, rather than just what it needs. Not sure if the ‘mates’ have similar options/settings/control of their internet connections, but it is now my job to find outPosted 3 years agoCougarSubscriber
don’t want some 18+ year old screaming a tirade of abuse/obscenities at my lad because he is a ‘******* noob’
It’s not the 18 year olds that do that IME, it’s the 13 year olds.
I only ever play with people I know (or friends of friends) rather than public games, good way of implementing quality control.
As for being “past” Lego games, we’ve got pretty much all of them and my OH is late 30s and I’m early 40s.Posted 3 years ago
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