Parents' Guide to

Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

By Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Top-notch war sim, but T-rated series is now "M."

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 78 parent reviews

age 15+

Ultra good

Not a lot of blood, amazing tactical combat, bit of swearing mostly s###t and once f###ck But it is overall a good game

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Easy to play/use
1 person found this helpful.
age 13+
I don't know much about this game. I do know about the remastered version however. In the remastered version you can turn off the blood although you can't turn off the language but the worst I've heard in the campaign that I'm aware of is the s word, no f bombs. And also it is well a shooter game so it's going to be a little bit violent but it's not super violent. By the way again I was talking about the remastered version of this game

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (78 ):
Kids say (242 ):

This highly polished and intelligently designed interactive entertainment is dramatic and thrilling stuff. The only downside is the campaign's brevity; at just seven hours on medium difficulty, you'll likely find yourself wanting more when the credits start to roll.

But that's why multiplayer exists. With hundreds of items, game types, ranks, and customization options slyly designed to unlock one by one the more you play, the online component has a decidedly addictive, just-need-a-few-more-points-to-level-up quality to it. Expect your sessions to be frequent and long.

Online interaction: Online play over a headset can yield very colorful conversations.

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