Parents' Guide to

Modern Combat 5: Blackout

By Chris Morris, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 18+

Intensely violent action shooter; wide variety of options.

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Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 8 parent reviews

age 10+

good for kids that wanna play violent games

your kids can play it if they really want to play games like this

This title has:

Easy to play/use
1 person found this helpful.
age 17+

Very violent, as addictive as pubg

This title has:

Too much violence
1 person found this helpful.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (8):
Kids say (18):

MODERN COMBAT 5: BLACKOUT, although absolutely not a game for kids, is the sort of game adults who want to recreate the Call of Duty experience on their mobile devices will love. The game's wide variety of multiplayer options are the highlight, letting action fans play in a variety of modes with human opponents. Like its predecessors, the game borrows heavily from CoD, but if you can look beyond that and avoid comparisons, it's the bar-setter for mobile action shooters. (There's also a single-player campaign that holds its own but won't be the main focus for most players.)

Although it's a solid choice for grown-ups, the pervasive violence, extremely harsh language, and ability to communicate with strangers via messaging make it entirely unsuitable for younger players. And the required constant Internet connection (for both multiplayer and single-player modes) is a drag on the game, especially if you're in a spotty Wi-Fi zone.

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