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Modern Combat: Sandstorm

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NEWLY UPGRADED FOR iPHONE 4 with optimized graphics for the Retina display & gyroscope support for innovative controlling and aiming precision.

If you have customized the game interface in the previous version, please reset it to be able to play with gyroscope.
During a game session, go to Pause > Controls > Customize > Reset

You asked for it... We listened! Local and Online MULTIPLAYER are now available in a FREE update.

War is hell. Step inside.

Modern Combat: Sandstorm, Gameloft’s new action-thriller will plunge you into the heart of modern war. Assigned to Mission Sandstorm, your duty is to locate and annihilate a new terrorist cell setting up shop and recruiting foreign insurgents in a remote desert hot spot. This jarring first person shooter will equip you with the most sophisticated and powerful modern-day weapons.


§ 10 missions featuring varied and highly polished Middle Eastern environments (city, hospital, sewers, port, lab, training camp etc...)

§ Local multiplayer (through Wi-Fi and Bluetooth) and online multiplayer (through Wi-Fi connection): Up to 4 players competing in Deathmatch or Team Deathmatch in 3 Multiplayer maps

§ Intuitive iPhone controls offer unprecedented game fluidity. Choose among 3 different control systems: Default Controls, Screen Tap and Virtual Sticks

§ Use a wide range of authentic, advanced weapons (2 assault rifles, sniper rifle, RPG, shotgun, submachine gun, light machine gun, heavy machine gun mounted on a moving 4X4, explosive grenades, flashbang grenades, radiation detector) enriched with a leveling system that allows the player to progressively unlock weapons and use munitions from fallen foes

§ Aim and shoot with extra precision in Sniper and Ironsight mode

§ Highly polished 3D graphics provide full immersion into the military experience and high intensity combat

§ Cinematic snippets, military voice-overs and true-to-life situations increase game realism

§ Gameloft LIVE!

Brace yourself for war like you’ve never experienced it before.

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What's New in Version 1.4.7

Compatible with iOS 5.0

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Customer Reviews

Better than the new versions

Needs fix for sound and gameplay lag on iOS5. I am using an iOS 5 iPhone 4 and the sound and movement are laggy. Please fix for 5 🌟s.

When I reload, you only waste the bullets you already fired and retain the remaining amount.
For example:
The M4 carbine you use holds 30 rounds each magazine. When you reload, you appear to be taking out the existing magazine, empty or not, and replacing it with a new one.
If I had 100 rounds and only have 10 left in the current magazine (you used 20 bullets), reloading should show the total remaining ammunition as 70 rounds. However, in the game, it shows the total remaining count as 80 rounds.
Problem: When you replace a magazine, the remaining bullets in it are gone, whether it be 10 or 29. They are GONE. Your total remaining amount should always go down by 30 because the magazine holds 30. If you spend 20 rounds and reload, you loose the other 10 because they are in the older magazine you just replaced. Please fix this problem. It ruins the whole point of reloading unless it is corrected. Thanks.

I can't change stance while firing and reloading

Multiplayer is useless - character reappearing on the same spot where killed

I have never played worse multiplayer 3d shooter. Your character always shows up on the same spot and people just have sweet spots from which they shoot you to the head with a sniper rifle, even through a wall if you try to hide. You can spend 30 min trying to get back to the game and you always get shot instantly, because players just aim at the spot where the character shows up. It is surprising that people actually like it standing on one spot and keep you shooting for several hours. If the game puts you on another spot on the map, there is another guy waiting to shoot you. This way you just keep showing up and get killed. There is no fun in that, if you are there on the sweet spot like a coward and don't give people chance to even get into the game and seek out enemy. The developer should definitely make the character shows up randomly, or have at least 50 different spots where you can get into the game on the map, and the character should never show up anywhere close to the place where he was killed.

Honest review, excellent game

Now this is a totally honest review for Modern Combat: Sandstorm. This game has a very fun 10 level campaign with decently good graphics. There are some minor glitches that people like to complain about though. One would be that the last word of each sentence a character says in a game, gets repeated over and over again, and gets really annoying. But an easy fix to this is to just shut the volume of your device off and just read what the character says on the screen instead of listen to it. Other than that the campaign is great. Now the multiplayer is very cool as well although I do wish there were more maps, bigger lobbies, and a create a class option. Other than some minor complaints I highly recommend getting this app.

Modern Combat: Sandstorm
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  • $4.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: Feb 15, 2012
  • Version: 1.4.7
  • Size: 365 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Spanish
  • Seller: Gameloft

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.1.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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