Distasteful app glorifies violence.
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
A lot of depth in strategy game; heavy in-app purchase push.
Speedy cafe sim may be too much work for Hello Kitty fans.
Cute breeding sim is playable without in-app buys.
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Aim is to kill off humans with disease in slow, passive app.
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
No big thrills, but celebrity life sim can be hypnotic.
Kitchen time-management sim an engaging time-killer.
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
In-app pushiness mars otherwise fun strategy game.
Fine simulation aggressively pushes players to buy more.
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
Frontier building sim a fun, entertainment-focused sequel.
Entertaining sim experience requires patience -- or cash.
Sim app has quirky charm but lacks strong tutorial.
Run-of-the-mill zoo sim puts heavy emphasis on purchases.
Addictive sim pushes connecting to FB, in-app purchases.
Feature-rich life sim adds babies, entrepreneurship.
Restaurant sim feels like a treadmill of making orders.
Fun, addictive, but potentially costly building sim.
Complicated app best for hardcore railroad enthusiasts.
Cute but superficial sim encourages in-app purchases.
OK -- but not fabulous -- fashion time-management sim.