Madrid, Spain – Pirates The BookGame 1.0 for iPad is a book that includes entertaining biographies and original illustrations of 12 famous pirates, from Cheung Po Tsai to Blackbeard. As a game, it features twelve action-packed mini-games. It is a BookGame because it blends all these elements in an original and innovative way that users have never seen before.
If a player manages to get to the Treasure Cave, he or she will win an ebook as a prize, with all the texts and illustrations included in the game. Children who want to enjoy playing a new kind of game that’s more fun than traditional games will enjoy this game. Parents who want their children to learn something while playing video games will also like Pirates The BookGame. Fun and educational, teachers and educators who want to research new ways of learning and anyone interested in enjoying a new form of entertainment, will enjoy the unique combination of book and gaming with this app.
“It’s the most fun you can have while learning about history’s most famous pirates”, say Nahia del Valle and Alex Lamikiz, the creators of the game. “With this game you have fun and you also learn. You have fun because you’re shooting, dodging, jumping… and you learn because you have to read about pirates and answer questions. If you get to the end, you also get to keep the ebook”.
* Requires iPad with iOS 4.3 or later
* 43.2 MB
Pricing and Availability:
Pirates The BookGame 1.0 is $1.99 USD (or equivalent amount in other currencies) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Games category.
Pirates, the Bookgame has been designed by Nahia del Valle and Alex Lamikiz, two professionals with extensive experience in the creation of contents bordering between literature and video games. They are the authors of the ebook Voices of Time with texts by the writer Eduardo Galeano, and of the Internet games Who is it? and The Cybertrivial, created respectively for the US television channel CNN and the newspaper El Pas, among other projects. Copyright (C) 2012 Nahia del Valle and Alex Lamikiz. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.