App Reviews

age 13+
LEARNING
Run-of-the-mill zoo sim puts heavy emphasis on purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 13+
Addictive sim pushes connecting to FB, in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
Creative spin on brick-breaker games requires fast reflexes.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 15+
Feature-rich life sim adds babies, entrepreneurship.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 9+
Restaurant sim feels like a treadmill of making orders.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
age 7+
Free motion-based maze game is short but sweet, then costs.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
Fun, addictive, but potentially costly building sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 12+
Complicated app best for hardcore railroad enthusiasts.
Devices: iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
csm_app
age 9+
Fun but difficult platform game -- with some violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 7+
Pong-like space battler is good fun for parents and kids.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 6+
LEARNING
Cute, fun slingshot-style puzzle with great replay value.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 5+
Puzzle game is cute and unique but lacks replayability.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 7+
Old road trip game favorite gets new tech twist.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
Cute but superficial sim encourages in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 10+
OK -- but not fabulous -- fashion time-management sim.
Devices: iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 5+
Casual game uses tilt controls for an easy, fun experience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 4+
Flawed-but-charming romance story told through arcade game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 14+
New torture for pygmies in so-so expansion to iPhone smash.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
age 7+
No limit to creativity with LEGO-like construction sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
LEARNING
Charming, sweet physics puzzler with potential.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)

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