Parents' Guide to

iGun Pro: The Original Gun Application

By Carla Thornton, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Realistic app teaches appreciation for guns; no kids.

iGun Pro: The Original Gun Application Poster Image

A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 7 parent reviews

age 14+

It’s a pro gun app. Fine for adults, ok for teens who want to goof around, but yes, promotes gun use, and can promote gun violence if teens are not careful. It does not “teach” anything about guns except that there are a whole bunch of gun types. Seems like the app promotes a bit of propaganda with the whole: watch this video to gain special coins, and do this to get your Declaration of Independence. I discourage my 16yr old from using it because he’s already just enjoying “killing” his friends with real gun sounds. I’m a big supporter of “pew” “pew”! :-)
age 5+


Although this game has guns It's not harmful to ur kids

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Personal information is sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Unclear whether data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • Unclear whether this product uses a user's information to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (7 ):
Kids say (14 ):

For when pointing a finger isn't enough, iGun Pro can transform the iPhone into 13 different real-life semi and fully automatic weapons. For the best effect point the phone and flick wrist to fire. Vibration, smoke curling from the barrel, and the sound of empty shells tinkling to the ground add an extra shot of realism. The gunfire could be more realistic for the particular weapon, and we did not experience the promised recoil, but the app's good enough that we jumped at an accidental round.

App Details

Did we miss something on diversity?

Research shows a connection between kids' healthy self-esteem and positive portrayals in media. That's why we've added a new "Diverse Representations" section to our reviews that will be rolling out on an ongoing basis. You can help us help kids by suggesting a diversity update.

Common Sense Media's unbiased ratings are created by expert reviewers and aren't influenced by the product's creators or by any of our funders, affiliates, or partners.

See how we rate