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Shadows of the Damned (2011) (VG) More at IMDbPro »

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A sequence shows a giant female character gyrating while cupping her exposed breasts; moaning sounds can be heard in the background.

The games female lead, a woman being tortured in hell, frequently appears scantily clad in sexy lingerie.

A level later in the game shows billboards for strip clubs, along with slogans for nude girls and silhouettes of naked women.

Countless jokes reference male genitals, e.g. the name of the primary gun players wield is boner and it can be upgraded to fire sticky wads.


Players use a variety of upgradeable fantasy weapons, including a handgun that shoots bones and an automatic rifle that fires teeth, to dispatch hordes of non-human demons.

Blood and gore are a part of every kill.

Crimson coats the environments and limbs explode in a shower of guts.

Cutscenes show disturbing sequences in which a woman is repeatedly killed by being torn apart from within, hanged from a ceiling fan, and drowned in a lake.

Demons often engage in self-mutilation, with one pulling out and eating its own beating heart.

Combat is highlighted by loud cries of pain, realistic gunfire, and large explosions.

Large blood splashes occur when enemies are hit.

Some demons explode into bloody gibs when killed.

Cutscenes depict the decapitation of boss creatures, resulting in fountain-like sprays of blood.


Players should expect extreme profanity, including frequent use of f--k and several uses of other strong and mild language.

One demon boss expresses himself using nothing but the f-word.

Name calling (dick.)


The games hero restores his health by drinking sake, tequila, and absinthe.


The extreme level of violence and gore may disturb some.

The enemies may scare some young players.

Players eviscerate demons in gory fashion with a variety of guns that fire teeth and bones.

Cutscenes show disturbing sequences of a woman being tortured.

A creature brings his face to the screen, this may creep out some young players.

A boss has their head decapitated, which sprays a fountain of blood.

Overall: 29/50


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