Gears of War 3 promises to continue the bloody, action-filled combat of the two previous titles. The games have produced some of the goriest fighting sequences in the gaming universe, and where there is gore, foul language is sure to follow. Fortunately for parents, and young gamers, Gears of War 3 features a mature content filter that allows you to eliminate gore and foul language. Each option is controlled independently, which gives parents the option to filter whatever content the feel is inappropriate for their children.
As far as foul language is concerned, Gears of War 3 has its moments of vulgarity, but with Locust hordes on the offensive, who can blame the characters for using salty phrases. When the language content is filtered the game inserts radio static in order to Bleep out offensive remarks. The game also censors the foul words in the text that appears on the screen. This option allows parents to feel comfortable with their children playing, and it allows children to still enjoy the wonderful world of Gears of War. For a demonstration of how this feature works visit this link, and view the video.
The gore content will not alter the way you play the game at all. It simply negates the animations that would typically appear when you shoot, and or kill enemies. This is less offensive than the foul language in Gears of War 3, but can still be inappropriate for young audiences. So, parents make the final call, but know that you have the option to disable mature content in Gears of War 3.
Today marks the release date, and the gaming community is buzzing with excitement. If your parents are apposed to the mature content in the game, let them know it can be turned off. Dont let mature content ruin your gaming experience, and have a blast fighting through the campaign of the final installment of Gears of War.