Learning through play: LeapTV is your kid’s new educational games console
California-based educational entertainment company LeapFrog has launched a new gaming console built just for kids between the age group of three and eight. Dubbed LeapTV, the gaming console is specifically designed to emphasis on learning and physical activity of the kids, along with providing them the fun of gaming. Games feature kid-friendly themes and play patterns that keep kids engaged and adapts automatically to each child keeping kids learning at just the right level of challenge.
LeapFrog LeapTV gaming console can be used in three playing ways: one as a motion-sensing controller for fast-paced gameplay and supercharged action, secondly as an LED pointer for a motion-controlled fun and also as a Kinect-style motion-sensing camera that can detect movements of playing kids. According to LeapFrog, LeapTV will be offering a library of more than 100 games and videos available via physical game cartridges as well as digital downloads. However, the company has not yet clarified about the developers and brands who will be providing games for the LeapTV.
The LeapTV will hit the shelves in October with an estimated price of $150. A game cartridge will cost $30 each and the downloadable games and apps will start around $5.