App Reviews

Through the Darkest of Times App Poster Image
age 12+
Enthralling, slightly flawed strategy game makes you think.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, Android
(2020)
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Risk: Global Domination App Poster Image
age 12+
Classic gets new fun twists that are locked behind paywalls.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Quizizz: Play to Learn App Poster Image
age 9+
Fun feedback feature in quiz-making and taking tool.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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My Child Lebensborn App Poster Image
age 12+
Moving, immersive role-play about post-WWII discrimination.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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JAWS.io App Poster Image
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age 12+
Ad-heavy multiplayer take on classic shark movie.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Dictator: Rule the World App Poster Image
age 12+
Ads, offers stage a brutal coup on bad strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Google Arts & Culture App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun selfie feature and treasure trove of information.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Gladiator Heroes App Poster Image
age 12+
Faux free-to-play app emphasizes pay-to-win for success.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Word Runners - Touch Press Games App Poster Image
age 9+
Words come alive, kids foil obstacles in fun story puzzles.
Devices: iPad
(2017)
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Reigns App Poster Image
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age 12+
Simple but funny text-based strategy has implied violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Animal Jam - Play Wild! App Poster Image
age 9+
Virtual world shallowly focuses on toys, chats with others.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Slavery at Monticello: Life and Work at Mulberry Row App Poster Image
age 12+
Engrossing images and audio reveal untold stories.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Kids U.S. Atlas - Educational Games, Fun Activities and Challenging Puzzle & Quiz to Discover and Learn the Geography of the United States App Poster Image
age 9+
Cool info, good audio, so-so quizzes boost geography skills.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Journeys of Invention: Science and Technology from Past to Present App Poster Image
age 12+
Text-heavy reference tool highlights major discoveries.
Devices: iPad
(2015)
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Classic Experiments in Science History FULL App Poster Image
age 12+
Info-packed resource lacks hands-on fun.
Devices: iPad, Android
(2015)
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Frontier Heroes - A Planet H game from HISTORY App Poster Image
age 9+
U.S. history mini-games are fun, but some are way too hard.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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Civilization Revolution 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun history strategy game has improved graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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Alchemy ~ Genetics App Poster Image
age 9+
Kids create crazy animal combos in fun but repetitive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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Hidden Objects: Gardens of Time App Poster Image
age 9+
Hidden objects and sim combine for fun, social game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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