App Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Space-themed strategy game is difficult but rewarding.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Editors' pick
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
This atmospheric, brooding sequel expands on the best parts of the original. The brainteasers challenge players, but a well-done hint system keeps you from giving up.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun strategy game with challenging physics concepts.
csm_app
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Brief vocab quests should hold preteen attention.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Multiplayer game will engage geography buffs.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Clever update to popular app, but now with in-app purchases.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Quirky cartoons and audio make learning words fun.
csm_app
Devices: Android
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Comprehensive, fee-based math program has some rough edges.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Colorful app offers solid practice; could be more engaging.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Handy math reference gives bite-sized explanations.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Physics-based driving game not original, but fun and free.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Mild violence, in-app purchase push in Temple Run-style app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Wreck-It Ralph tie-in supplements rather than retells story.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Gorgeous, captivating puzzle game will draw you in.
csm_app
Devices: iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Voice recognition surprisingly good, but not perfect.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hulk fights in epic-but-not-bloody brawls in well-done game.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Millions of user-generated flashcard sets; some can be iffy.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Classic abandons its roots but one-ups the competition.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Angry Birds clone adds tricky 3-D twist; some violence.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Voice chat makes paper airplane combat game iffy for kids.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)

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