Sonic Lost World contains offensive language


The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB), which is responsible for rating games in the US and Canada, has rated Sonic Lost World an Everyone 10+ (E 10+) not just because it contains mild animated violence (referred as Mild Cartoon Violence by the ESRB), but also mild language.

The offensive language phrases used in the game are:

In the cutscenes (movies), the phrases are:

  • ‘You’re going home in a box,’
  • ‘I’m going to skin you alive,’
  • ‘I long for death’s cold embrace.’

During gameplay, the phrases are:

  • “I’ll get fat from eating your black hearts,”
  • “One second you’re contemplating genocide,”
  • “As long as I can still strangle a Zeti, my hands are fine.”