Parents' Guide to

Frontline Commando

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Bloody combat game targets your wallet.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 18+

Based on 1 parent review

age 18+


This game is bloody just watching it for a couple minutes I saw enough. Human form characters shooting at other human form characters with bloody wounds. Not for kids. Also game goes right to earning and getting money.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much consumerism

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (2):

FRONTLINE COMMANDO doesn't skimp on the action genre cliches, but it's still not a bad game on its merits. However, its over-reliance on the freemium model saps a good deal of the fun. The game is weighted in the company's favor and it's extremely difficult to advance too far without having to purchase in-game cash. That's fine if you're prepared for it going in, but it's something parents of teens might not realize.

The game, while difficult, is a fun arcade shooter, though. The controls are a bit over-complicated, but not impossible to figure out. And as long as you've got cash and the right weapon in hand, you'll have a blast. But it's only when you have to decide whether to tap your credit card that you'll really know how much fun you're having.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
  • Pricing structure: Free
  • Release date: December 14, 2011
  • Category: Action Games
  • Publisher: Glu Games Inc.
  • Version: 1.0.0
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 4.0 or later
  • Last updated: August 19, 2016

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