App Reviews

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
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
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
Frontier building sim a fun, entertainment-focused sequel.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(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
12
QUALITY
 
Complicated app best for hardcore railroad enthusiasts.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Robust building sim doesn't get bogged down in details.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Lackluster zoo sim entices you to spend real money.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Updated classic urban-building sim shines as an app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
In-depth colonization sim offers deep, engrossing play.
csm_app
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Landing planes is fun but harder than it looks.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2010)