App Reviews

The Amazing Spider-Man App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Web-slinging players thwart crime in well-made action app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Catapult King App Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Angry Birds clone adds tricky 3-D twist; some violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Temple Run: Brave App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Fusion of runaway-hit app and movie is still pure fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Men in Black 3 App Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Running agency fun at first, but it's easy to lose interest.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
Hambo App Poster Image
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age 13+
LEARNING
Seemingly cute kids app has cartoonish but violent premise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2012)
AddictingGames App Poster Image
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age 17+
LEARNING
Free game portal offers dozens of titles, many of them iffy.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Max Payne Mobile App Poster Image
age 18+
LEARNING
Flawed port of classic shooter still for adults only.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Fancy Pants Adventures App Poster Image
age 6+
LEARNING
Platformer is silly and fun, despite loose controls.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Tank Hero App Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Fun action-arcade app intense but not stressful.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Real Steel App Poster Image
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age 12+
Movie tie-in a disappointing, by-the-numbers fighter.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
SoulCalibur App Poster Image
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age 15+
Best features of popular console game missing from app port.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Temple Run App Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Quick reflexes needed to survive Indiana Jones-like chases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Mr.Oops!! App Poster Image
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age 13+
Quick reflexes needed to save stick man from violent demise.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Frontline Commando App Poster Image
age 16+
Bloody combat game targets your wallet.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Batman Arkham City Lockdown App Poster Image
age 16+
Gritty action game heavy on violence and feels repetitive.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Grand Theft Auto III App Poster Image
age 18+
Ten years after original release, it's still not for kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies App Poster Image
age 18+
Intense violence as expected; surprisingly average gameplay.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Blood & Glory App Poster Image
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age 16+
Gladiator-themed combat game works best with in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
Infinity Blade II App Poster Image
age 15+
LEARNING
Action-heavy sword game adds depth; still for older teens.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Age of Zombies Anniversary App Poster Image
age 13+
Undead shooter isn't as lively as you'd hope.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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