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Pirates the BookGame, Is it Possible to Learn with an Action Video Game?

Nov 28, 2012 - For edgy kids, this iPad app teaches players about pirate history while shooting, jumping or killing enemies. A pair of video game developers have leveraged the power of the iPad to deliver a fun and educational experience for adventure-seeking kids. Be warned, though: This isn't your parents' educational app. Pirates, the BookGame 1.0 blends elements of action video games with traditional educational games, without being boring.

Pirates The BookGame 1.0 for iOS: Perfect Mix Between a Book and a Game

Sep 28, 2012 - Authors, Nahia del Valle and Alex Lamikiz, introduce Pirates The BookGame 1.0 for iPad. This unique app combines reading and gaming into a new genre of bookgames. Created for children, parents, and teachers, the app features 12 mini games, animations, and texts. With entertaining biographies and original illustrations of 12 famous pirates, from Cheung Po Tsai to Blackbeard, the app also comes with a pirate ebook prize for players who get to Treasure Cove and complete the game.