By Paul Semel,
Common Sense Media Reviewer
Common Sense Media Reviewers
Awkward, violent online first-person shooter just isn't fun.
A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this app.
Ease of Play
Awkward controls command a steep learning curve.
Violence & Scariness
Players use variety of guns, explosives to kill other people, resulting in blood being spilled.
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Products & Purchases
Players can watch ads, spend real-world money to earn in-game currency, which is then used to purchase new weapons, customize ones they already own.
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Based on 6 parent reviews
Don't Play this game!!
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You can't play it FA or conquest tell you rank 17 an then when you reach 17 it tells u the games are for new players considering i just ranked 17 im new players its so hard to get in to a game you spend all day trying to find a game it will let you in to
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What’s It About?
The first-person shooter BULLET FORCE doesn't have a story. Instead, you engage in a series of skirmishes set in such locations as a forest, a city, and, oddly, an office building. Using a variety of modern military weapons -- all of which can be customized both functionally and aesthetically -- you engage in games of "Team Deathmatch," "Free for All" (which is basically everyone for themselves), "Conquest" (in which you have to capture points on the map), and "Gun Game" (where the kind of gun you have constantly changes).
Is It Any Good?
Like so many mobile first-person shooters before it, this one again shows why this kind of game only works when you have a controller or keyboard. In Bullet Force, you use modern military weapons to engage in online gunfights in such typical locations as a city, a forest, and a Middle Eastern outpost -- though it does mix things up, if only a little, by also holding them in a park, a Japanese garden, and (disturbingly) an office. This also has the usual types of gunfights, including "Free for All," in which it's everyone for themselves; the capture point mode "Conquest"; "Gun Game," where everyone has the same weapon, but it's constantly being swapped for another; and, of course, "Team Deathmatch." But while this would be generic if it were on a console or computer, it's actually worse as a mobile game since its controls are so awkward. Doubly so because the part of the screen you press to shoot is right next to where you slide your finger to aim. And no, everyone having this handicap doesn't make it any better -- just that much more frustrating. Which is why Bullet Force is as dull as its uncreative name suggests.
Talk to Your Kids About ...
Families can talk about violence in games. Do you feel any different shooting other humans in Bullet Force, as opposed to monsters or aliens in other games? Why do you think this is?
Talk about money management. Since you can just watch ads, does it make any sense to spend money on this game? Or is it more about not spending a lot?
Discuss choosing the right tool for the right job. Like many mobile first-person shooters, this has awkward controls that make it less fun than if you played it with a controller, but what does that say to you about the importance of knowing what works on a phone or tablet versus a computer or console?
- Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
- Pricing structure: Free
- Release date: March 14, 2018
- Category: Action Games
- Publisher: Blayze Games
- Version: 1.3.4
- Minimum software requirements: Requires iOS 8.0 or later; Android 4.2 and up
- Last updated: May 31, 2022
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