App Reviews

Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
age 8+
LEARNING
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire, Windows Phone
(2016)
SimCity BuildIt App Poster Image
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age 11+
LEARNING
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
Civilization Revolution 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
LEARNING
Fun history strategy game has improved graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
Google Maps App Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Sublime navigation tool with cool extras.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Plague Inc. App Poster Image
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age 12+
LEARNING
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Pandemic 2.5 App Poster Image
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age 14+
LEARNING
Aim is to kill off humans with disease in slow, passive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
The Oregon Trail: American Settler App Poster Image
age 9+
LEARNING
Frontier building sim a fun, entertainment-focused sequel.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2011)
Virtual City App Poster Image
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age 10+
LEARNING
Robust building sim doesn't get bogged down in details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
Game Dev Story App Poster Image
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age 9+
LEARNING
Hidden instructions hamper fun in video-game company sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)