Learning products developer LeapFrog Enterprises announced Sunday they will add 14 new licensed, Web-connected software titles to their handheld gaming systems this year.
New titles feature popular characters and stories from Cartoon Network, Lucasfilm, Nickelodeon and Warner Bros. for the new Leapster2 Learning Game System and the Didj Custom Gaming System.
All new games will connect to the proprietary LeapFrog Learning Path to extend the learning online.
Leapster2 is the latest handheld in the Leapster family and will have the exclusive educational game license for Lucasfilm Animation's new CG-animated movie and TV series STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS and Nickelodeon's DORA THE EXPLORER CAMPING ADVENTURE: EXPLORE SPANISH WORDS!
The Didj handheld is the first completely customizable educational gaming platform for grade-schoolers and features nine new titles in its introduction year.
Didj offers everything from arcade-style play with SEGA's SONIC THE HEDGEHOG to adventure gaming with the exclusive educational game licenses for Lucasfilm's INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL and STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS to brain-teasing fun with Warner Bros' NANCY DREW: THE MYSTERY IN THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.
The Leapster2 handheld will be available in the summer of 2008 with an MSRP of $69.99 and new titles at an MSRP at $24.99.
Its library of 33 titles is cross-compatible with all Leapster platforms.
New licensed titles include: Lucasfilm Ltd.'s STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS: JEDI MATH, Disney/Pixar's WALL-E, Nickelodeon's DORA THE EXPLORER CAMPING ADVENTURE: EXPLORE SPANISH WORDS!, Scholastic's I SPY: TREASURE HUNT and OUTWIT!
The Didj system will be available in the summer of 2008 with an MSRP of $89.99 and new titles with an MSRP of $29.99 each, released between summer and fall 2008.
New licensed titles include: Cartoon Network's FOSTER'S HOME FOR IMAGINARY FRIENDS, Nickelodeon's SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS: FISTS OF FOAM, SEGA's SONIC THE HEDGEHOG, Lucasfilm's STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS, Lucasfilm's INDIANA JONES AND THE KINGDOM OF THE CRYSTAL SKULL and Warner Bros' NANCY DREW: THE MYSTERY IN THE HOLLYWOOD HILLS.
Get an early peek at the Leapster2 and Didj handhelds and software, as well as the LeapFrog Learning Path at leapfrog.com/gaming and leapfrog.com/learningpath.