Best Action Apps

Action apps range from shooters to flying games. In this list we've selected a few that we like that are fun to play and also keep the violence to a minimum. Make sure to preview these games first to make sure they're appropriate for your kid.

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Fruit Ninja

age 7+

Simple, fun chopping-flying fruit game.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2010)
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Super Monkey Ball 2

age 8+

Retro arcade tilting game is fun and playable with friends.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2009)
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PandaMania - Bow Defense

age 10+

Arrow-shooting game with lots of cartoony violence.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2010)
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Chop Chop Ninja

age 10+

Fantastic action platformer; cartoony but heavy on fighting.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2011)
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Flight Control

age 12+

Landing planes is fun but harder than it looks.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire (2009)
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Iron Man 2 for iPad

age 13+

Impressive action game would be at home on a console.

Devices: iPad (2010)
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Pro Zombie Soccer

age 14+

Teen kills zombies with soccer ball in darkly funny app.

Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad (2010)
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