Games the ESRB Has Rated Incorrectly

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The Top Ten

1 Super Smash Bros. Brawl Super Smash Bros. Brawl

What? This game isn't even the slightest amount of inappropriateness. Ok, the most inappropriate thing in it is wario farting while flying, which had me cracking up laughing when I was a kid. The most violent thing is attacking an opponent with a red plasma sword. No blood either. Frankly, even if there were any blood, it would be NOTHING compared to mortal kombat games and Grand Theft Auto and Call of Duty

What's so inappropriate? I was like 5 and my brothers were like 10 when we got this game. Our parents bought it. I played it, expecting mature stuff, and there was NOTHING bad about it. It should be at least E10. I think it was because Solid Snake is in the game. - Discord

There's nothing inappropriate in this game

Either you guys don't play Subspace Emissary or you are really ignorant. In one of the cutscenes Master Hand is KILLED. - Extractinator04

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2 Bombing Bastards Bombing Bastards

E10+ for Language isn't too uneasonable. Anything with damn, hell, or bastard (and aren't used properly) gets the E10+ rating automatically.

I actually disagree. Just because it has a bad word on the title doesn't mean it should be rated M. - randomuser2525

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3 The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

Ocarina of Time had actual blood. What is Ocarina of Time rated? E. For everyone. ITS Zelda, PEOPLE! THIS IS FINE FOR KIDS! - Discord

Same reason as Melee, this game got some spooky things going on. - Metts

This game should be rated E10, or even E. It's actually less dark and gritty than Wind Waker despite the art style.

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4 Mario and Luigi: Dream Team Mario and Luigi: Dream Team

This game should be rated E. England rated it for 3+. Maybe the 3D graphics pulled tge ESRB toward E10+

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5 Super Smash Bros Melee Super Smash Bros Melee

Melee's rating isn't that far off if you know that E10+ didn't exist in 2001. It was either E or T, and the ESRB decided to play it safe (Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS are both rated E10)

Why Is The Original Super Smash Bros Game Rated E If The Other Are Rated T - MEGAMANZEROSTRIDER

I'm guessing Giga Bowser is the primary reason for SSBM being rated T. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

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6 Portal Portal

The sequel was worse, it should be E10+. maybe it is because it came packaged with 4 M rated games and had blood

7 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1
8 The Typing of the Dead The Typing of the Dead

Is this game about zombies showing you how to type? What the heck is this?! - RiverClanRocks

I think all adults know how to type... - N64Dude

9 Donkey Kong Jungle Beat Donkey Kong Jungle Beat
10 The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield

Should be E10+ or pegi 11 because just because there is an little bit of hell,damn,ass does not mean only teens should play this game.

The Contenders

11 Donkey Konga 2 Donkey Konga 2

Rated T for Teen for Bad Lyrics. Who cares? It's just a stupid song. - N64Dude

12 Pikmin 2 Pikmin 2

Should be E10+ there is a boss that shoots you with a gun and don't get me started on the final boss the titan dewevil - ikerevievs

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13 The Incredibles The Incredibles

A game based off of The Incredibles was given a T rating. enough said.

14 Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders Kingdom Under Fire: The Crusaders
15 Shrek Shrek V 2 Comments
16 Earthbound Earthbound

I can understand the Japanese version being rated M: do you know how much they censored this game before it was released in the USA? - FernandoLemon

The ESRB rates it T for Teen for blood? Other than a tiny bit coming out of one of the enemies mouths, there is no blood. E10+ at most - N64Dude

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17 South Park: Rally South Park: Rally V 2 Comments
18 Tom and Jerry: War of the Whiskers Tom and Jerry: War of the Whiskers
19 Minecraft Minecraft

However kids can play online, which can be very inappropriate. Some Minecraft skins( or avatars, for few of those unfamiliar with the game) can be inappropriate and sexual.

Why e10+ there's no major violence in this game - ikerevievs

Violence in this game includes: killing zombies, spiders and wolves, lighting animals on fire, killing animals with swords, axes, and bows, exploding TNT, and killing other players with objects and weapons. E10+ is the correct rating, if you ask me. - Extractinator04

How is this game e10! There is barely any real violence and the violence is blocky. Totally unrealistic. The graphics are actually quite primitive compared to what I have seen.

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20 Cave Story V 1 Comment
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