We are only a month or so away from the release of We Happy Few and the ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) has given their verdict on the game. The game has been given a Mature rating, which should come as no surprise to anyone who has been keeping an eye on the game. It has been given this rating for Blood, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of Drugs and Alcohol, Violence. You can check out the full rating description below –

We Happy Few is an action/adventure game in which players assume the roles of rebellious citizens in an alternative 1960s England. From a first-person perspective, players explore Wellington Wells, interact with citizens, collect various items, and fight hostile citizens. Players use pipes, axes, bone saws, and explosives to attack and kill enemies. Combat is highlighted by splashes of blood and cries of pain. Some scenes depict corpses lying in pools of blood or hanging from nooses. In one sequence, characters can be seen inside a club wearing rubber suits and zapping each other with electric batons; characters are depicted making suggestive moaning sounds and caressing themselves when shocked. During the course of the game, players’ character can ingest pills (Joy) that cause hallucinations when overused; some areas also include hallucinogenic mushrooms and whiskey that cause screen distortion or discoloration when consumed. The words “f**k” and “sh*t” appear in the dialogue.

If you are unfamiliar with the game or just interested in the latest trailer for the game, you can check it out below –

We Happy Few is scheduled to launch on 10th August.

Steve Clist
Joint Editor-in-Chief at our sister site XboxEnthusiast, Steve also has a serious love for Nintendo. His first console was an N64 and it was love at first sight. He may specialise in racing games but will give anything a shot. He's also a serious guitar player and musician. Basically, Steve rocks. Need we say more?


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