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7.1

Mixed or average reviews- based on 36 Ratings

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  • Summary: Modern Combat 5: Blackout is an FPS game with 4 customizable classes that you can level up across single- and multiplayer.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 12 out of 17
  2. Negative: 1 out of 17
  1. Apple'N'Apps
    Jul 27, 2014
    100
    Modern Combat 5: Blackout is an absolute must that sets the new standard for iOS gaming.
  2. Aug 8, 2014
    90
    You may keep looking at it as a mere Call of Duty rip-off, but truth is Modern Combat 5: Blackout is the absolute best FPS you can play on a mobile device right now.
  3. Aug 22, 2014
    85
    The game has wonderful graphics and an intuitive gameplay. In the app there are many missions and many game modes. There are no in-app purchases and the game requires a persistent internet connection. The controls are very simple and the game offers many hours of gameplay.
  4. Jul 24, 2014
    80
    A big explosion of guns, grunts, and buzz cuts. You know exactly what you're getting with Modern Combat 5: Blackout.
  5. Aug 1, 2014
    80
    A must have for action fans.
  6. Aug 6, 2014
    70
    Blackout is as linear as first-person shooters get, and the control method is poor to say the least, but as a casual title it provides surprisingly epic shooting action.
  7. Aug 27, 2014
    40
    Modern Combat 5 delivers a shocking blow right after you launch the campaign as it turns out to be a hack job. Instead of traditional levels peppered with checkpoints and scripted cinematics as in previous MC games, you’re treated to a poor man’s version of Dead Trigger.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 8 out of 15
  2. Negative: 6 out of 15
  1. Jul 25, 2014
    10
    i am sorry i am dark vita 95 with my new account i was just jelous of modern combat 5 thats why i gave a bad review but when i played the gamei am sorry i am dark vita 95 with my new account i was just jelous of modern combat 5 thats why i gave a bad review but when i played the game it was awsome Expand
  2. Jul 25, 2014
    10
    hey i konw darkvita and faisalktk they are my cousins and they are just jelous of modern combat 5 and faisal ktk even didnt write a reviewhey i konw darkvita and faisalktk they are my cousins and they are just jelous of modern combat 5 and faisal ktk even didnt write a review this game is awsome and darkvita is lying he did not buy this game nor faisalktk i did and its the best game i love it awsome graphics awsome story and its just awsome Expand
  3. Jul 25, 2014
    10
    great game great love it lovegreat game great love it love itttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttttt Expand
  4. Jul 25, 2014
    8
    An excellent fps for mobile. I was afraid that that modern combat 5 would be not able to live up to the hype.Boy was i wrong the graphics areAn excellent fps for mobile. I was afraid that that modern combat 5 would be not able to live up to the hype.Boy was i wrong the graphics are absolutely stunning and are starting to resemble console graphics. Even though you have a been there done that moment you still have alot of fun with the campaign and spec ops missions. As for the multiplayer the game has been altered for a slower style of combat which i really appreciate but dislike at the same time.Having the game running on 30 fps is actually a great move for a mobile game since it is very hard to control the game but you will learn the controls after some time . The Best part of the game is the character customization. There are 4 classes which include Sniper, Assault, Heavy and Recon .Each class has its own benefits and negatives. Having the experience points distributed from single player and multiplayer was a move that i had been waiting for. The reason is in previous modern combat games i was disappointed with not receiving any money for beating the story . Another excellent feature is that the game has absolutely no inapp purchases which is very welcoming as mobile games have been turned into a addictive slot machine that relies on your frustration to triggering you to put your hands in your wallet. The only negatives i have about this game is that the game is always online. This was a terrible decision because mobile games are meant to be played offline and everywhere hence the word "mobile" games, another drawbacks are the frequent crashes and server disconnects. Once Gameloft rectifies this ; this will reach perfection Expand
  5. Feb 6, 2016
    7
    Modern Combat 5 is probably one of the best FPS games for iOS, but that doesn't make up for its flaws. With constant crashes, the game isModern Combat 5 is probably one of the best FPS games for iOS, but that doesn't make up for its flaws. With constant crashes, the game is frustrating at times, which really makes things just bad. For progression in this game, its one of the hardest things to do without spending too much. The energy system forces you to stop playing every 10 minutes, then has you wait for 30 more to reach full recharge. To add on, the requirements for chapters to be unlocked are very difficult to fulfill. To me, the dev's Modern Combat 5 has done everything right, but just ruined the game for the sake of you emptying your wallet. Expand
  6. Jun 25, 2016
    4
    It was shaping up to be yet another entry. Nothing amazing but still entertaining. However the singleplayer campaign had far too much fillerIt was shaping up to be yet another entry. Nothing amazing but still entertaining. However the singleplayer campaign had far too much filler between sections. It's a nice game in itself, but some of it felt like I was just grinding to get to the next story level. The style of previous incarnations may not have been original with one level after the next, but it worked a whole lot better. Expand
  7. Jun 4, 2017
    0
    The plays great! However, all the adds, stalling to encourage purchases just takes the life out of the game. I uninstalled it, but reallyThe plays great! However, all the adds, stalling to encourage purchases just takes the life out of the game. I uninstalled it, but really liked it!. Hell, just charge me $30-$40 all at once, or so much a month, and let me play. Expand

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