Bloody military shooter with disturbing cinematic moments.
Common Sense Media
9 November 2011
Summary: Parents need to know that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is an extremely violent first-person military shooter. Players spend the vast majority of their time engaged in frenetic firefights, killing hundreds of enemy combatants with a wide variety of realistic weapons ranging from guns to bombs. Movie-like sequences show both soldiers and civilians being killed, their bodies littering streets and building hallways.
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Conclusion: Word of mouth goes a long way. It’s interesting to us now, looking back on this review process. We went into professionally testing and reviewing the gameplay, storytelling, and basic functionality of Modern Warfare 3 with a purposeful lack of bias or pre-conceived notions concerning the game and its considerable industry hype.
Pros: The biggest multiplayer community on any console.
Cons: The blandest campaign we’ve played in a while., The same graphics engine as Modern Warfare 2., A severe lack of quality hidden beneath massive hype.