Parents' Guide to

Modern Combat 3: Fallen Nation

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Well-made shooter, but keep kids far away.

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 5 parent reviews

age 9+

OK game

It's an okay game with not TOO much violence.
age 10+

10 for kids used to this kind of stuff, 12-13 if not

Okay, if you are reading this, please keep reading. Modern Combat 3 is okay for 10 and under. You can turn off blood mode. They have only few cuss words, although f*** does appear 1-2 times. I say 10 and under for kids USED to games like this and have had experience before. If they have NOT had experience, then age rating for kids NOT used to this kind of stuff, 12-13 and up.

This title has:

Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (5):
Kids say (13):

Gameloft's latest homage (or, if you prefer, blatant rip-off) of the Call of Duty series might lack originality, but it has some impressive gameplay. MODERN COMBAT 3 is definitely inappropriate for children, due to its realistic and frequent violence and overly harsh language, but adults who enjoy combat games set in the modern era will quickly embrace the game. The artwork is incredible -- detailed and vibrant -- and competes well with the most visually impressive apps. And the action is well-paced.

The single player mode is pretty straightforward -- walk, crouch, shoot, repeat. Fun, but not something you'll likely return to once you finish. The multiplayer mode, though, is very well done, with six maps and seven modes, supporting both online and local wi-fi. This gives the game legs and could keep it alive for some time. Even with its high price tag, this is a game that adult action fans will consider a bargain.

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