App Reviews

age 8+
Old-school, fast-paced shooting game can fly into buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
csm_app
age 8+
Fun but frustrating arcade game; lots of ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Ecosystem sim is visually vibrant but a bit shallow.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Twitchy action/puzzle game has a steep difficulty curve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Well-done film tie-in, but a bit difficult for young kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Big-top sim enjoyable but slow unless you spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
age 8+
LEARNING
So-so Sonic retread may confound newcomers to franchise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
age 8+
LEARNING
Cartoonish shooter an addicting companion to console hit.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Obvious but decent Angry Birds clone adds chocolate to mix.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 8+
Clever, if not overly original, physics puzzler.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
Very cartoonish violence in Fruit Ninja-like slicing app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
Similar to -- but not as fulfilling as -- Tiny Wings.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
Creative spin on brick-breaker games requires fast reflexes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Smartphone hit still a blast, but tiring on larger device.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
Physics puzzler a la Cut the Rope has inventive twists.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
High-flying platform jumping with multiplayer.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Charming, sweet physics puzzler with potential.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Jumping game sequel adds new modes, characters, and levels.
Devices: Android
(2011)
age 8+
Spoofy ice-cream catching game has some iffy humor.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 8+
Entertaining collection of puzzles in vein of Cut the Rope.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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