Activision experiments with science and fun on the Wii and DS.
Activision has recently announced Science Papa, a game all about having fun with science. Taking elements from real world science, Activision hopes to achieve family fun while stimulating science discussion and fueling children’s curiosity. Players will join Science Papa as the newest member of his research team, facing off against rival scientists through over 30 different experiments that feature creative use of motion control on Wii and touch control on DS. Players can also compete against each other and see who can complete an experiment the fastest while maintaining their scientific precision.
Science Papa will be released this July.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN – May 14, 2009 – 'Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) today announced Science Papa™ 'is coming to Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ this July. Using fundamentals from a wide variety of sciences as a basis for fun skill-based experiments, Science Papa will turn living rooms into virtual laboratories that will fuel kids' curiosity.
“With Science Papa', we’re taking real-world elements of science and giving players the chance to interact with them in safe and creative ways,” said David Oxford, Activision Publishing. “While the focus here is clearly family fun, the game can stimulate interest and discussion about science.”
In Science Papa', the player is the newest member of Science Papa’s research team, looking to become the greatest scientist in the world. It won’t be easy, however, as players must prove their scientific worth against a crazy cast of rival scientists in intense competitions. Science Papa' features over 30 different experiments for players, and by utilizing motion controls or Nintendo DS stylus, players will pour and mix chemicals, pound objects into dust, monitor Bunsen burners, fix and use lab equipment and more. Players can also invite their friends into the lab, and compete against each other in split screen science competitions to see who can finish an experiment first, and with the most precision.
For more information visit www.activision.com