Age Rating for Darksiders Genesis

Rating Summary This is an action adventure game in which players assume the role of War and Strife, Horsemen of the Apocalypse on a quest to stop Lucifer. From a top-down perspective, players traverse wasteland environments and engage in melee-style combat against demonic hordes, angels, and enemy bosses. Players use swords and firearms (e.g., pistols, cannons, shotguns) to kill enemy creatures in frenetic combat. Battles are highlighted by realistic gunfire and small blood-splatter effects. Still-image cutscenes also depict instances of violence and gore: large bloodstains on characters' bodies; a creature's face getting crushed, resulting in spurts of blood and a floating eyeball; a demon's head getting sliced in half. The word “sh*t” is heard in the game.
PEGI 12PEGI rating 12
Advice for consumers This game has received a PEGI 12 because it features moderate violence to fantasy characters, moderate violence and use of offensive language. Not suitable for persons under 12 years of age. Brief outline of the game Still reeling from the events on Eden, WAR and STRIFE have been given a new assignment -- LUCIFER, the enigmatic and deceptive demon king, has been plotting to upset the Balance by granting power to master demons throughout Hell. War and Strife must hunt down these masters, gather information, and ultimately fight their way through a tangled, demonic conspiracy that threatens to forever upset the Balance and unravel all of creation. Content specific issues Gameplay violence is mostly seen in melee type encounters. Combat is frenetic, with lots of quickly moving characters and masked, in part, by flashing coloured lights whenever a character is hit. Throughout a melee it is possible to see the health bar of characters being reduce as they take damage, very occasionally there are some blood effects. As soon as a character's health bar has expired it transforms into glowing ash and disappears. One on one combat has the same type of violence. Should the player’s character succumb and be killed, it will immediately respawn at that spot and continue. Other issues None
Bad Language
USK USK 12USK rating USK 12
GRAC 18+GRAC rating 18+
ClassInd 14ClassInd rating 14
ACB MA 15+ACB rating MA 15+