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Toy Story Activity Center May 25, 2009

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Games

Toy Story Activity Center

Toy Story Activity Center (Disney Interactive/Pixar – ages 5 & up) is also just like a hundred other games, but in this case most of the competition is also created by Disney, which has refined the coupling of barely-educational activities with marketable characters to an art form (remember the Lion King Activity Center?) (more…)

 

A Story About Me: In The Backyard February 18, 2009

Creativity Tools

A Story About Me: In The Backyard

In A Story About Me: In The Backyard (Philips Media – ages 3-8), kids get to star in their own interactive storybook. You can import your own photographs via a scanner, photo CD, or digital camera to create a truly personal adventure (more…)

 

Toy Story February 2, 2009

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Toy Story

The Toy Story CD-ROM (Disney Interactive/Pixar – ages 4-9) is every bit as astounding, technically, as the movie which provided inspiration; this is glitz elevated to art. In terms of heart, however, the interactive storybook is a bit lacking (more…)

 

Ted Williams: The Legend’s Own Story January 20, 2009

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Sports

Ted Williams: The Legend’s Own Story

Ted Williams: The Legend’s Own Story (Global Electronic Publishing Co., Inc.) is part autobiography, part instruction (it includes Williams’ The Science of Hitting) (more…)

 

Toy Story CD-ROM Game January 4, 2009

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Games

Toy Story CD-ROM Game

TheToy Story Interactive Storybook (Disney Interactive/Pixar) has been out for nearly half a year, and the movie just hit video stores. Time for Disney to gear up the market-saturation machine with two new discs, Toy Story CD-ROM Game (part of the Power Play series) and Toy Story Activity Center (more…)