Players are sometimes tasked with killing non-adversary characters
The ESRB has rendered their verdict on Blizzard's World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria expansion pack, labeling the add-on "T for Teen" thanks to sexual innuendos, violence, mild vulgarities, and other fun stuff. Here's the summary for some good reading:
This is a massively multiplayer online (MMO) role-playing game set in the imaginary world of Azeroth. Players can explore open-world environments, form alliances, and complete quests to "level up" their character, gaining additional powers and improved weaponry along the way. Quest objectives sometimes involve using magic and/or hand-to-hand combat to kill various creatures (e.g., giant monsters, ogres, trolls, woodland animals). Players are sometimes tasked with killing non-adversary characters, including human-like villagers. Damage is indicated by slashing sounds, gunfire, explosions, and depleted life meters; some attacks result in splashes of blood and/or creatures bursting into small red chunks. During the course of the game, players' character can consume wine, mead, and other alcoholic beverages; drinking too much results in erratic movements and blurred screen effects. Some of the dialogue includes suggestive remarks and extended sexual innuendo (e.g., "Is that mana wyrm in your pocket or are you just happy to see me?" "Aww yeah . . . Now eat the carrot! NO! Eat it slower! Mm-hmm," "Here, you hold the little carrot while you stand on the big carrot."). A handful of quests depict animal droppings or involve searching for lost items in a creature's excrement. The words "a*s," "b*tch," and "bastard" occasionally appear in dialogue.
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