S&ASR Transformed’s ESRB E10+ Rating Now Online

Last month we told you about the ESRB’s E10+ rating for Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and how the game will feature mild language and animated blood. Today, the ESRB has made their full rating description available on their website with the reasons behind it.

Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed™

Platform: Windows PC, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Wii U, Xbox 360

Rating: E10+

Content descriptors: Animated Blood, Mild Cartoon Violence, Mild Language

Includes online features that may expose players to unrated user-generated content (Windows PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U)

Rating summary: This is a racing game in which players compete with Sonic the Hedgehog and other characters from the SEGA universe. As players speed through each themed track, they can bump into other vehicles and use various power-ups (e.g., firecrackers, cyclones, puffer fish, snowballs, bee swarms) to impede opponents’ progress; some projectiles result in colorful explosions, and vehicles often spin out or flip into the air when hit. In one battleship-themed level, realistic explosions can be seen in the background; another racetrack contains giant spider hazards that emit splashes of green liquid when struck. One character says “damn” during gameplay.


Could Shadow the Hedgehog be returning to his old ways of not giving a damn about minding his mouth, or could it be someone else? As for the spiders, a House of the Dead track anyone?

Source: ESRB

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  1. Shadow! I thought we already washed your mouth out with soap after that whole Shadow the Hedgehog game!

  2. Someone says damn? *Hopes it’s Shadow, hopes its Shadow* Btw, animated blood? Where is there going to be blood? O_O

    1. Wow -__- I totally didn’t get that the blood was more than likely the green goo from the spiders.

  3. I’m highly guessing it’s Shadow but all you know it could be Knuckles or Sonic as I think they also said damn in Shadow The Hedgehog or it just so easily be someone else.

  4. Actually, they could be messing up with Sonic, he says “Dang it” in the recent trailer. I always laughed when he said that in Generations 3ds!

  5. As much as i would LOVE Shadow to go around saying damn, it might be someone like Joe Shinobi since he is from a more mature game….still hope it’s Shadow, tho!

  6. Naw Shadow, we love you. Swearing when you died was appropriate. Racing game? Uh…Maybe if you get hit with a swarm of bees.

    I’d be screaming personally, buuuut that’s not “ultimate life form” enough for you 😛

  7. And I thought Shadow would have cleaned his mouth now… >_>
    I don’t care if he says it! XD

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