Ghent-Bruges-Los Angeles (March 22, 2012). The award-winning Monkey Tales series of educational games are now available on the App Store for all Macs running OSX 10.5 or later. Created in partnership between Die Keure, Belgium's leading educational publishers, and Larian Studios, a game developer with over 15 years of award-winning game development experience, the Monkey Tales series of games is for any kid that ever dreamed of having monkeys help with their homework. The games are available for $14.99.
Developed in concert with teachers, schools, and universities, the Monkey Tales series of games are engaging, fun video games with a robust learning component tailored to every child. Each game adjusts difficulty on the fly as the child plays it, ensuring the experience is never too difficult or too easy. All the game mechanics used in the series are based on proven educational methods as well as four years of research and development involving teachers, schools, and universities.
The Monkey Tales series consists of five math-focused games for ages 7 to 12. Each game is adapted for grade level and complies with US Common Core Standards and the 2009 Department of Defense Educational Activity (DoDEA) standards to help reinforce the topics covered in the classroom.
While it's only been a few months since the series made its debut, the Monkey Tales games are winning acclaim from authorities, reviewers, and parents. At the 2011 Media and Learning Conference, the Monkey Tales series of games took home both the audience and jury awards. Common Sense Media says, "Monkey Tales makes math homework fun," while FamilyFriendlyVideoGames says, "The games are a great way of getting kids of each level learning and reinforcing math skills while playing a fun game." GeekMom says, "The fact that the game won [her kids] over in a matter of minutes and that they played long after I walked away is a testament to the game's success."
Monkey Tales Games are available for purchase for PC at www.monkeytalesgames.com and now available through the App Store in OSX.