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Modern Combat 5: Blackout looks great on mobile (pictures)

With crisp graphics and exciting gameplay, the latest sequel to the hit series is the best yet.

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Modern Combat 5: Blackout

Gameloft's Modern Combat series has always been a hit on mobile devices, but the latest sequel adds even more reasons to play.

Read CNET's full review of Modern Combat 5: Blackout

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Choose your mission

Each area mission has several parts and you'll need to complete challenges in order to get a 3-star score.

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Customize your weapons

You'll not only unlock weapons as you play; you can also switch accessories like your scope or clip to customize your weapons.

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Beautiful destructive enviroments

As you progress you'll fight through several different environments.

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Look through the crosshairs

You can also press a button to look through the crosshairs or scope on your gun. This guy stood up at exactly the wrong time.

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Defend your position

Some parts of the game challenge you to defend an area. In this one I was able to use a truck-mounted turret to take out oncoming enemies.

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Hold off the chase

Modern Combat 5: Blackout has tons of variation as you play. This level has you operating the machine gun on a truck while terrorists chase you through the city.

Read CNET's full review of Modern Combat 5: Blackout

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