Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus

App review by
Chris Morris, Common Sense Media
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Modern Warfare 2 clone with military violence.
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Parents say

age 11+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+
Based on 18 reviews

A lot or a little?

The parents' guide to what's in this app.

Ease of play

Controlling the onscreen action with the virtual stick and buttons takes a few minutes to get used to, but will be familiar to anyone who has played a Gameloft app before. And if you don't like the way it's laid out, you can customize the screen to your liking. iPhone 4 users can use that system's gyro to bypass virtual sticks and achieve much more accurate control of the game.

Violence

Players shoot their way through waves of enemies in a War on Terror campaign, set in a variety of settings. When your character is shot, there's blood on screen and enemies grunt and drop semi-realistically. In-game weapons range from the basic pistol and machine gun to sniper rifles and rocket launchers.

Sex
Language
Consumerism

A link from the game’s main menu takes users to a page advertising other Gameloft titles.

Drinking, drugs & smoking

What parents need to know

Parents need to know that Modern Combat 2: Black Pegasus is an action shooter for the iPhone that borrows liberally from Call of Duty: Modern Combat 2. The game does not feature extensive gore, but is still graphic, featuring nearly non-stop violence and plenty of blood. Like Modern Warfare 2, the game involves traveling the world to combat terror. It also features a multiplayer mode where up to 10 people can play against each other simultaneously.

User Reviews

Parent Written byRatemaster7777 August 7, 2011

Not that bad

It realy isn't that violent. There isn't any cursing gore or even girls, and the little blood there is can be turned off in settings. It is pretty muc...
Parent Written byHonestreviews48 April 13, 2013

11+ is okay

Not violent and is like NOVA or halo.
Kid, 10 years old August 29, 2011

Very Hard

I can't really rate it because I never got past the first level. (its hard)
Teen, 13 years old Written byzooz June 8, 2013

Good game

This is very good game,and has little violence.There is an option to turn the blood off.Fine for kids 11and over.

Is it any good?

Shooters are hard to pull off on the iPhone, but Gameloft has done a terrific job with Modern Combat 2. The graphics are sharp (especially for folks using an iDevice with a Retina screen). The action is tense and well-paced. And the missions are varied. There is, however, a fair bit of predictability -- particularly for players who have put in some time with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, from which this app borrows quite liberally. It is, however, a realistic portrayal of violence and isn't something that is meant for kids.

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