App Reviews

Disney Magic Kingdoms App Poster Image
age 11+
Initially appealing pay-or-wait sim. Your money? Let it go.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Sustainaville - An Ethical Game App Poster Image
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age 8+
Sustainable-community sim teaches kids to help and conserve.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Mac, Android, Kindle Fire
(2016)
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Kendall and Kylie App Poster Image
age 15+
Crass, shallow sim rewards all the wrong choices.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Dragon City App Poster Image
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age 16+
Seemingly for kids; purchases, privacy issues age it up.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2016)
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Dear Diary - An Interactive Story About Anna's Secrets App Poster Image
age 12+
Sweet, interactive diary is ad-heavy, requires patience.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Machine World App Poster Image
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age 9+
Kids will dig fun sandbox tool but might need more guidance.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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My Om Nom App Poster Image
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age 6+
Nurture a digital creature without the in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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Anna Giving Birth App Poster Image
age 10+
Blatant Frozen rip-off is inappropriate for small kids.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2015)
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SimCity BuildIt App Poster Image
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age 11+
Decent city builder marred by "freemium" model.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2015)
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Goat Simulator App Poster Image
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age 11+
Silly, outrageous sim with some cartoonish violence.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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High School Story App Poster Image
age 14+
Jocks, nerds, and you star in this positive teen drama sim.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile App Poster Image
age 6+
Theme-park reboot looks nice, lacks the usual fun details.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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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)
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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, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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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)
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Civilization Revolution 2 App Poster Image
age 12+
Fun history strategy game has improved graphics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2014)
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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)
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Surgeon Simulator App Poster Image
age 16+
Gory, maddening surgery sim for would-be surgeons.
Devices: iPad
(2014)
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Star Wars: Tiny Death Star App Poster Image
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age 8+
Addictive app tied to popular film = monster game.
Devices: Android
(2014)
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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, Kindle Fire
(2013)
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