App Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun farm sim remix requires patience; watch in-app buys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Not much to do in shallow sim; lots of temptation to spend.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Farming sim has lots of features but slow progression.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Addictive app tied to popular film = monster game.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Easier but less interesting than most flight-simulator apps.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Pou
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Kitchen time-management sim an engaging time-killer.
csm_app
Devices: Android
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Worthy spin-off of popular PC game encourages creativity.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Entertaining sim experience requires patience -- or cash.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Sim app has quirky charm but lacks strong tutorial.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Run-of-the-mill zoo sim puts heavy emphasis on purchases.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Restaurant sim feels like a treadmill of making orders.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Complicated app best for hardcore railroad enthusiasts.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)

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