Posted December 19, 2011 by Tony Tuason in Gaming

Hit kiddie iPad game from PODD teaches kids how to be money-wise

Partnering with publishing firm PODD Media/RYO Games, Cebu-based developer PODD introduces Lil Kitten The Shopping Cart Game to help kids learn about budgeting money. Its latest version is launched just in time for the Christmas break. Children ages 6 to 8 can play the game by downloading it for FREE from the App Store.

PODD CEO Christine Rom says, “We have been developing extensively for the casual audience. This year marks our thrust towards the kids and teens market, and we’re happy to have done it with success.” Shopping Cart teaches kids 6-8 years old the value money through engaging, interactive, easy-to-play game levels. Shopping Cart features 30 game levels and combines beautiful HD-quality graphics with all-original music for an exciting gaming and learning experience.

Learn more about this fun app from its microsite or download it directly here.

The Shopping Cart Game was first launched in April of this year and for several weeks was featured among iTunes’ New and Noteworthy Applications for various categories including Education, Family and Kids.  Since its launch, the game has also enjoyed rave reviews from educators and parents all over the world.

“Shopping Cart Game and the other educational games in our pipe will enable us to strengthen similar iOS development capabilities, improving our portfolio as a game and mobile development provider.” Rom adds. “Other than that, we’re simply happy to bring about delight to kids and parents all over the world. To us, it’s truly an honor.”

The Shopping Cart Game is the first app in the Backseat Driver Series, a host of new educational apps that model positive behavior of caregivers and educators through self-directed learning, simulating everyday activities. Each app has a unique educational content and game activity for kids to enjoy and explore.

About PODD:

PODD is a game development firm catering to a wide range of international clientele– among them the National Geographic, Autumn Games, Action Games, Naaya, and others. The company specializes in casual and educational games developed using Flash, Unity 3D, HTML5, and native iOS development tools.  The company partners with its publishing arm PODD Media/RYO Games in creating games that are not just engaging and entertaining but value-creating as well.

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