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Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

By Paul Semel, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Excellent, exciting space adventure has sci-fi violence.

Star Wars Jedi: Survivor Game: Cal Kestis stands with his lightsaber drawn, with his droid BD-1 next to him

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What you will—and won't—find in this game.

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Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 11+

Jedi Survivor Professional Game Review

My favourite game! There is some violence and mild dismemberment but no blood is shown. I love the story and I have an RTX 3060 and get 60fps! What was that about performance issues... Great game, fantastic platforming, great story and in my opinion the best graphics game. Must buy the premium edition for cool BD skins!
age 10+
Not so much violence.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Having learned how to be a Jedi in the previous game, former Padawan Cal Kestis continues his education in this action-packed adventure game. In the five years that have passed sine the end of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Cal clearly didn't just sit on the couch drinking caf and watching vids. Not only does he start this epic adventure with all the skills he had at the end of the previous game -- hence, why he can still use the Force to shove or pull enemies, run along walls, or do a mid-air double-jump -- but he has also learned new skills in the interim. He can briefly slow time, and use that finger-waving brainwashing trick that Obi-Wan is so good at. He can even duel lightsabers proficiently.

But, as they say, one should never stop learning. So as Cal continues to try to rebuild the Jedi Order and take down the Empire, he learns some new abilities over the course of this new adventure -- like how to use a grappling hook to reach out-of-the-way places. Or how to wield a cross-like lightsaber that's slower and heavier but more powerful. This game also corrects one of the few annoyances of Fallen Order, as you no longer have to walk all the way back to your ship and can instead instantly move between meditation points, of which there are many on every world. But the best thing about Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is how, despite all the ways this installment expands upon the previous game, it's still very much the same in how it effortlessly mixes smooth hack-and-slash combat, clever problem-solving, and inventive exploration into an epic sci-fi story worthy of the name Star Wars.

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