App Reviews

csm_app
age 11+
 
LEARNING
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
age 14+
 
LEARNING
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Theme-park reboot looks nice, lacks the usual fun details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Fun farm sim remix requires patience; watch in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
age 13+
 
LEARNING
Farming sim has lots of features but slow progression.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
csm_app
Pou
age 6+
 
LEARNING
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
csm_app
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Sublime navigation tool with cool extras.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Speedy cafe sim may be too much work for Hello Kitty fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
csm_app
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Kitchen time-management sim an engaging time-killer.
Devices: Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
csm_app
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Entertaining sim experience requires patience -- or cash.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2011)
csm_app
age 10+
 
LEARNING
Robust building sim doesn't get bogged down in details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
csm_app
age 9+
 
LEARNING
Hidden instructions hamper fun in video-game company sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
csm_app
age 8+
 
LEARNING
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
age 12+
 
LEARNING
Tweens experience high school in an age-appropriate way.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)