Call of Duty: World at War: Zombies

App review by
Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media
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Parents recommendPopular with kids
Scary zombie-shooting game is too intense for kids.

Parents say

age 11+
Based on 16 reviews

Kids say

age 12+
Based on 46 reviews

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Ease of Play

You're dead after just two attacks. Fortunately, the virtual analog controls make spinning around and firing at undead approaching from behind fairly easy. If you play with others online, up to three zombie-fighting pals can watch your back. Don't bother with tilting the phone to aim; it's too clumsy when taking on a horde.


Players use guns, knives, bombs, and other weapons to kill zombies. Bullets blow realistic gory holes in zombies' faces and torsos. When more than one zombie attacks, the edges of the screen are splashed with your blood, indicating you're dead.


Mild cursing.


Trade in points earned killing zombies for more powerful weapons.

Drinking, Drugs & Smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that this game earns its 17+ rating for realistic and fantasy violence, mild profanity, and crude humor -- and costs a hefty $9.99.

User Reviews

  • Parents say
  • Kids say
Adult Written byJomasLiveYT May 3, 2015
Adult Written byjdjccdcdddef May 6, 2012


it is a pretty good game, there is violence and a little bit of gore but there is no swear words only h*** if your children know not to do it i would say 10+
Teen, 13 years old Written byGo Dodgers October 20, 2020

Killing the zombies is gross but is satisfying

I think that the game is very gory but it is definitely satisfying. When you kill the zombies there is limbs and blood coming out. But I think the game is great... Continue reading
Teen, 13 years old Written byGENneptune May 17, 2019

good stress reliever for teens

"In this terrifying iPhone version of the console game, you're a soldier trapped in a crumbling World War II bunker surrounded by blood-thirsty Nazi z... Continue reading

Is it any good?

In this terrifying iPhone version of the console game, you're a soldier trapped in a crumbling World War II bunker surrounded by blood-thirsty Nazi zombies. The 3D details and driving Terminator-style soundtrack are good. Zombies roar and stagger realistically. The game isn't quite as slick as other iPhone first-person shooters such as N.O.V.A., and it costs more. But older teen fans of the genre will want it in their collection.

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