Madrid, April 9, 2008- Today Virgin PLAY, offers the first details on the new Mind your language series developed specifically for the Nintendo DS, turns language learning into an exciting fun game.
The Berlitz language academy with over 600 centres worldwide is overseeing the games development offering its linguistic and educational expertise to ensure the quality of the Mind Your Language brand. Currently Berlitz is collaborating with the English, French, German and Spanish editions.
Independent game developer Spiral House whose headquarters are in Liverpool, UK, will develop all 5 games in the series.
Mind Your Language will make learning fun and takes the chore out of studying. Targeted for the ages of 8-15 Mind Your Language is the first language game made for younger audiences as well as other generations.
Players will pass through 4 different levels each of which will become more difficult as their language skills improve. A variety of mini-games and a library where players can look up words and search for popular phrases in each language are an added plus.
The series will consist of 5 different languages: English, Spanish, French, German and Japanese. Mind Your Language“Learn English” and“Learn Spanish” will be the first 2 titles available just in time for the summer holidays. The other Languages will follow this autumn.
For more information:
Virgin Play Press Department
Pº de la Castellana 9-11
About Virgin PLAY:
Virgin Interactive España opened its doors in 1995 by the hand of Mariele Isidoro and Francisco Encinas as a subsidiary of the Virgin Interactive, owned by VIACOM. In May of 2002 Tim Chaney and Francisco Encinas lead a management buyout and renamed the company Virgin PLAY becoming the exclusive distributor in the Spanish and Portuguese markets for companies such as: Midway, Ignition (SNK), Koch Media and Koei just to name a few.
During this period, Virgin PLAY has become a leader in the videogame sector being responsible for launching franchises such as: Resident Evil, Command and Conquer, Driver and Baldur’s Gate and is also the first 100% Spanish publisher for consoles.
Virgin´s first publishing projects were Torrente 3, Dead&Furious and Final Armada. The company will add on to their catalogue with titles such as Donkey Xote, Snow x Racing, The Crusades and Real Madrid, which will be published under Virgins new brand: V2Play.
Virgin sells and distributes its products worldwide using local distributors as well as their own offices in Spain and Portugal. For more information: www.virginplay.es