App Reviews

FarmVille 2: Country Escape App Poster Image
age 13+
Fun farm sim remix requires patience; watch in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Kim Kardashian: Hollywood App Poster Image
age 15+
Not much to do in shallow sim; lots of temptation to spend.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Hay Day App Poster Image
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age 13+
Farming sim has lots of features but slow progression.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
Civilization Revolution 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun history strategy game has improved graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
SpongeBob Moves In App Poster Image
age 8+
Build your own Bikini Bottom, but beware in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
Surgeon Simulator App Poster Image
age 16+
Gory, maddening surgery sim for would-be surgeons.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 8+
Addictive app tied to popular film = monster game.
Devices: Android
(2014)
Airplane! App Poster Image
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age 11+
Easier but less interesting than most flight-simulator apps.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Kick the Buddy: No Mercy App Poster Image
This product is no longer available
age 15+
Distasteful app glorifies violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2013)
Pou App Poster Image
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Pou
age 6+
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
Google Maps App Poster Image
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age 10+
Sublime navigation tool with cool extras.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2013)
Mini Empires Plus App Poster Image
age 14+
A lot of depth in strategy game; heavy in-app purchase push.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Hello Kitty Cafe! App Poster Image
age 9+
Speedy cafe sim may be too much work for Hello Kitty fans.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Tiny Monsters App Poster Image
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age 13+
Cute breeding sim playable without in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
Plague Inc. App Poster Image
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age 12+
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+
Aim is to kill off humans with disease in slow, passive app.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
The Sims FreePlay App Poster Image
age 15+
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
Stardom: The A-List App Poster Image
age 14+
No big thrills, but celebrity life sim can be hypnotic.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
Bistro Cook App Poster Image
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age 9+
Kitchen time-management sim an engaging time-killer.
Devices: Android
(2011)
Tiny Tower App Poster Image
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age 8+
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)

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