SEATTLE, July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Discovery Bay Games, the worldwide leader in iOS-exclusive game accessories, today announced the addition of Dora the Explorer 'Let's Play Backpack' to its growing line of Duo™ game accessories for iPad. The Let's Play Backpack accessory is compatible with the new Dora Let's Play Backpack – Duo™ App, available now on the App Store.
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The Let's Play Backpack accessory turns traditional screen time into engaging family time on iPad. The app features games that reinforce matching, listening and logic skills, as well as Spanish language, inspired by Nickelodeon's hit animated preschool series, Dora the Explorer. Each game includes four adventures: 'Let's Listen,' 'Let's Pack,' 'Let's Match,' and 'Say It Two Ways.' In each adventure, players are presented with two choices that show up on the iPad screen. Players then place tokens on the corresponding spot on the backpack accessory to match their answer. The top of the backpack accessory will spin and collect tokens for each correct answer – no need for scorekeeping or counting.
"We're excited to bring the magic of Nickelodeon's Dora the Explorer to iPad in a new and innovative way," said Mike Sievert, CEO of Discovery Bay Games. "This new accessory and app will allow parents to create an entertaining and educational gameplay experience they can feel good about."
The Let's Play Backpack accessory is available now exclusively at www.amazon.com for $39.99, and will be available at other select retailers this fall.
The Dora Let's Play Backpack – Duo App is available for free from the App Store on iPad or at www.itunes.com/appstore.
The Discovery Bay Games' Duo line debuted in October 2011 and includes Atari Arcade, Duo Pop and Duo Plink.
Nickelodeon, now in its 33rd year, is the number-one entertainment brand for kids. It has built a diverse, global business by putting kids first in everything it does. The company includes television programming and production in the United States and around the world, plus consumer products, online, recreation, books and feature films. Nickelodeon's U.S. television network is seen in more than 100 million households and has been the number-one-rated basic cable network for 17 consecutive years. For more information or artwork, visit http://www.nickpress.com. Nickelodeon and all related titles, characters and logos are trademarks of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIA.B).
About Discovery Bay Games
Based in Seattle, Discovery Bay Games is the worldwide leader in tablet gaming accessories and supporting apps. In addition to developing original content, the company partners with the most recognized content owners in the world to deliver enhanced tablet play experiences to consumers. Discovery Bay is led by experienced game developers and professionals from a bevy of high-profile companies including Clearwire Corporation, Cranium, Electronic Arts, Hasbro, Microsoft/Xbox, and Screenlife. For more information, visit Discovery Bay Games or follow the company on Facebook or Twitter.
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