Scholastic Media today announced two new releases for Nintendo DS: My Amusement Park and Digging for Dinosaurs. Both games, designed for kids between 5 and 8 years old, integrate learning with fast-paced gameplay and will be available in mid-November for $19.99.
Players of My Amusement Park build and maintain their very own theme park, choosing from four original park plans and adding rides, food venues, and special attractions. Eight logic games and puzzles, each featuring three levels of difficulty, help players earn the money they need to build and expand their park. My Amusement Park offers children the creativity and control of a simulation game, while remaining age-appropriate and manageable for younger players.
In Digging for Dinosaurs, players engage in a variety of distinctive mini-games that range from simulated paleontological digs to dinosaur battles, all while learning interesting facts about 21 different dinosaur species. In addition, players can take on the perspective of dinosaurs- Triceratops, T-Rex and Eoraptor, among others -throughout the game, gaining extra insight and knowledge into what it took to live as a dinosaur millions of years ago. Each mini-game features three difficulty levels, allowing players to increase the challenge.