App Reviews

age 10+
Familiar characters fight; kids have minimal control.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
csm_app
age 13+
Good but grisly murder puzzles require cash or patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows
(2015)
age 8+
LEARNING
In-app purchases dominate amusing strategy game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2015)
age 7+
Purchase pressure isn't magical amid match-3 fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2015)
age 7+
Icily gripping puzzler could chill out on in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Apps for Windows, Windows Phone
(2014)
age 8+
Transform baddies with terrific twist on toy-driven series.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 13+
Solid game can be fun for a while but may frustrate.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 7+
LEARNING
New take on app classic features pink bird, new abilities.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 18+
Decent action shooter with loads of privacy concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 13+
LEARNING
Fun times on high seas; not as violent as console games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 7+
LEARNING
Beautiful, brain-twisting puzzle game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 12+
Buggy, greedy tie-in to film; expect lots of fights.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 12+
Silly action/simulation game gets old fast.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Soothing puzzle game blends light and physics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
age 18+
LEARNING
Incredible game -- but incredibly inappropriate for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 8+
LEARNING
Console hit continues to shine on mobile devices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 7+
LEARNING
Trickier but still good fun; heavier focus on buying.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 10+
LEARNING
Well-done cartoonish shooter avoids gore.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 9+
LEARNING
Cute endless runner stands out from the pack.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
age 10+
LEARNING
Souped-up spatial-reasoning puzzler sequel still challenges.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2013)

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