App Reviews

AGE
11
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Theme-park reboot looks nice, lacks the usual fun details.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun farm sim remix requires patience; watch in-app buys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Farming sim has lots of features but slow progression.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Addictive app tied to popular film = monster game.
csm_app
Devices: Android
(2014)
Pou
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Virtual pet app engages kids as they care for cute alien.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
A lot of depth in strategy game; heavy in-app purchase push.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cute breeding sim playable without in-app buys.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Slow & steady kills the (human) race in disease-design app.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Freemium sim both enjoyable and playable without spending.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Adorable sim playable without in-app buys -- with patience.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2011)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
In-app pushiness mars otherwise fun strategy game.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Frontier building sim a fun, entertainment-focused sequel.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Kindle Fire
(2011)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Robust building sim doesn't get bogged down in details.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Nook HD
(2011)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Cute cat care without a stinky litter box.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Hidden instructions hamper fun in video-game company sim.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
LEARNING
Fun, pretty frog sim could tempt kids to spend real money.
csm_app
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2010)