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(Pittsburgh, PA, USA) November 27, 2012 - The gaming company Cazooie has just launched a radically fun phone app game called First Sight that appeals to all ages while stimulating memory in adults and expanding the vocabulary of youngsters. The entertaining and educational app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, and Android tablet platforms and will soon be offered at the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Many computerized games don't stimulate learning but instead cause users to waste mindless, unhealthy, unproductive hours. But First Sight is a great gaming alternative with a smart design that intentionally incorporates a beneficial educational aspect.
"I originally conceived of First Sight," explains Jason Shurgot, Co-Founder of Cazooie, "as an educational game my own nephews would be excited to play. The more the children played, the more their vocabularies expanded. They loved it and so did their parents, who oftentimes use game play as an opportunity to also teach spelling and pronunciation. Someday I may even create a Spanish version to help children learn a new language."
The 2-player game revolves around clever and challenging selection of squares to reveal clues to the picture hidden beneath those squares. The first person to guess what the picture is wins. Some people say that First Sight is reminiscent of Wheel of Fortune. However, instead of figuring out a phrase, First Sight players use small visual clues to guess what is pictured beneath the game board. Words accompany each picture, so the more people play the more they encounter and learn new words. Players can also choose from several different levels of progressively more challenging First Sight game versions to gradually improve the acquisition of new vocabulary words. "We intentionally created some easy, simple levels filled with pictures of objects that are suited for young children," says Shurgot. "But as a child's vocabulary improves they can play more advanced levels."
First Sight also encourages kids to be more socially interactive since it is an exciting game for all ages. Friends play friends, grandparents play their grandchildren, husbands play their wives, and daughters play their dads. Shurgot's grandmother, for example, a devoted game show enthusiast, appreciates the fact that playing First Sight keeps her in touch with youngsters while also helping keep her brain active and her memory intact. Neurologists often recommend mind-stimulating games and puzzles as a strategy for aging adults to fight memory loss and maintain cognitive function.
To learn more and view video clips of the free game app, just visit
www.cazooie.com - the official First Sight website.
For More Information Please Contact:
Jason Shurgot, Co-Founder
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