The Chronicles of Riddick: Escape From Butcher Bay – Consumer Guide

According to ESRB, this game contains: Blood, Intense Violence, Strong Language

Parents should take note: Escape from Butcher Bay is in no way appropriate for children. It is extremely graphic and violent, filled with vulgarity and profanity, and deals with a theme that is better left to be appreciated by adults.

Multiplayer fans: Sorry everyone, this is a strictly single-player experience. Xbox owners, particularly fans of Halo and other first-person shooters, should not overlook this under-hyped gem. In this scribe's humble opinion, it is the premier action game on the Xbox, surpassing the console's flagship shooter.

Fans of Deus Ex may enjoy the similarities in the role-playing elements. Though not featuring branching paths as Deus Ex does, it shares many of the key elements of the game.

Fans of the Riddick films should clearly see this prequel, and likewise those who play the game may find themselves wanting to see the films to understand some of the plot developments.

Deaf and Hard of Hearing gamers will unfortunately miss out on tons of audio cues, although there are options for subtitles during cutscenes and character interaction.