- Phineas & Ferb Game to Launch Cross-Platform:
Majesco and Disney
partnered to launch Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff
cross-platform on Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo DS, Nintendo Wii, Nintendo Wii U
and Xbox 360.
- LeapFrog Includes Writing Component in New LeapReader System: LeapFrog’s Learning
Team conducted research which shows that children learn to read and
write better when they experience the activities simultaneously. The
company has taken this idea and developed LeapReader, a new reading system that
includes a writing component.
- Disney Publishing Worldwide Releases First Digital Magazine: Disney Junior has launched globally in the digital space as Disney Publishing Worldwide’s first digital magazine. Available on Apple’s Newsstand
for iPad and iPad mini, the magazine offers children and families
interactive content from hit Disney Junior properties on a platform they
are increasingly migrating toward.
how kids interact with games and technology so that their
brains can become better stimulated for the digital world. This week,
the company unveiled UQ World,
its digital video game platform created with neuroscience principles to
benefit young players’ brains in a category it calls “Smart Gaming.”
closed another round of investment, led by Genesis Partners, in the sum of $1.5 million. Other investors include Founder Collective, Kaedan Capital investment group, Joe Lonsdale Co-Founder of Palantir Technologies and super angel Zohar Gilon, along with other angel investors.
announced that it will increase the number of apps offered on its
Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets by adding Google Play digital content to
with DreamWorks Animation, Launchpad Toys has released Toontastic Jr. Shrek,
an educational movie making app for iOS devices that allows kids age 3
and up to animate, remix, and retell the Shrek story. Young learners can
also personalize their creations by recording and incorporating their