Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Game review by Chad Sapieha, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 18+

Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 113 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 322 reviews

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age 10+

Kids 10 plus should play it!

Cod mw3 is personally me favourite call of duty out if all of the modern warfare series. Also it’s arguably one of the LEAST violent call of duty’s there are. Also commonsense media make everything sound worse than it actually is. On paper it doesn’t sound great. But actually playing the game it’s so much less violent than you would think. And don’t even get me started on the multiplayer, it is the best multiplayer any cod has ever had in my opinion!!! And campaign has great and engaging storyline! And there are some great role models in the game because they work as a team and support each other!! Overall this is a fantastic game and I would recommend this to ages 10+ but if your child is really mature I would say maybe even 9+

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age 6+

Not as bad as you think,

I watched my dad play this game when I was 4 years old and I started playing when I was 5 or 6. I love this game and I turned out fine. Yes, there is swearing and violence but that is a real thing. And war is real. If you try to hide it from your kids and act as if it isn't real, when they find out what it truly is, it will be much much worse. Especially growing up in a Mexican and Puerto Rican household, this wasn't a concern for my parents and they let me play the game. Also, there is way more cussing in middle school and high school. I of course understand wanting to shelter your kids from some things, but if you shelter them from everything you get spoiled privileged and ignorant children. By the way, Im 13.

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