TORRANCE, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JumpStart® today announced the release of its newest mobile game, JumpStart Pet Rescue, based on the critically-acclaimed, best-selling Nintendo Wii™ title. The app is available now through iTunes®, Google Play™ and Kindle®, and will be coming to Nook® stores soon. This game is designed to bring one of JumpStart's key preschool learning experiences to mobile devices.
JumpStart Pet Rescue is designed to engage preschool-aged children in adventure-filled education and excitement. Children can explore five immersive lands throughout the game in order to rescue their lost animals. Using their personalized Jumpee™ avatars, players can care for their adopted furry friends as they meet some of the beloved JumpStart friends like Frankie™, Hops-a-Lot and others. Through interactive books, songs and mini learning games, children exercise core educational skills such as problem solving, vocabulary and counting that will open the door to a lifetime love of learning.
"With JumpStart Pet Rescue, we wanted to combine a large, interactive world with deep console-like gameplay and the powerful benefits of the mobile user interface," said David Lord, CEO of JumpStart. "We will continue to raise the bar in bringing high quality mobile games that create tremendous value to the parent as well as fun and learning for children."
With over 60 hours of immersive gameplay, toddlers and preschoolers can begin their learning adventure with JumpStart Pet Rescue for $7.99.
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Since 1991, JumpStart has been dedicated to enhancing children's lives through engaging educational games. Today, JumpStart designs games under its two flagship brands JumpStart® and Math Blaster®. These games immerse children in magical 3D worlds filled with adventure, exploration, and most importantly, learning. JumpStart's products are available online and through various platforms such as Nintendo Wii™, iOS®and Android®. JumpStart has become a prominent force in children's educational gaming and is trusted and tested by teachers and parents alike, helping millions of children learn. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.jumpstart.com.