June 20, 2011

KNOWLEDGE ADVENTURE® EXPANDS MOBILE LIBRARY WITH LAUNCH OF THREE NEW GAMES

New Casual, Educational Games Available For iPad™, iPhone™; Android Versions Coming Soon

TORRANCE, CA - June 20, 2011 - Knowledge Adventure®, the leader in educational games for kids and ranked #1 in the Multi-Subject and Math categories by NPD Research, today announced the launch of mobile games JumpStart® Roller Squash, Math Blaster® B-Force Blaster, and JumpStart® My ABC Book, extending the company's ongoing commitment to the booming mobile games sector. Knowledge Adventure entered the mobile games market in 2010 in response to their community's demands for fun and engaging entertainment and educational content on a wider range of devices. These three new games represent the company's expanding product offering and continued support of popular platforms, including iPad™, iPhone™, Online, Nintendo Wii™ and Nintendo DS™. Each game will be available for $1.99 with a limited time intro price of $.99 and downloadable from the iTunes App Store.

These three new titles join Knowledge Adventure's current mobile slate of JumpStart® Jet Pack, Math Blaster® Space Zapper, Math Blaster® HyperBlast, and JumpStart® Preschool Magic of Learning, all of which are consistently in the top 50 within the education category.

"Over the past 20 years, Knowledge Adventure has dependably demonstrated that we understand our audience by building iconic brands including Math Blaster and JumpStart that provide parents and teachers with quality games for kids," said David Lord, President and CEO Knowledge Adventure. "We've built a deep relationship founded on trust with millions of moms, dads, kids and teachers which grows along with their needs. Our move into mobile gaming parallels our community's move into this space. Knowledge Adventure content will be on any and all screens our audience engages with -- be it smartphone, tablet, console or web-based."


New Knowledge Adventure mobile games include:

  • JumpStart® Roller SquashSquash your way through two gameplay modes as you bowl over enemies and explore exciting mazes. Every adventurous level offers a new challenge which uses the iPad and iPhone's gyroscopic capabilities as well as "joystick" functionality.
    ($1.99, Available Now)

  • Math Blaster® B-Force Blaster
    Race through the space training simulator and blast as many targets as you can. You can help save the galaxy in this action-packed shooting game.
    ($1.99, Available Now)

  • JumpStart® My ABC Book
    Explore the alphabet in this kid-friendly app designed for ages 6 and under. With songs, poems and stickers to introduce each letter and a special quiz mode to challenge letter recognition, players will be ABC masters in no time!
    ($1.99, Available Now)

About Knowledge Adventure

Since 1991, Knowledge Adventure® has set the standard in kids' gaming by creating the finest educational products for use in the home and the classroom. Today, Knowledge Adventure's JumpStart® and Math Blaster® products invite kids to learn through endless gaming adventures in 3D virtual worlds. By blending learning and entertainment, Knowledge Adventure's adventure-based learning inspires kids' minds through immersed play. A subsidiary of Knowledge Holdings, Inc., the company is privately-held and based in Torrance, California. For more information, go to www.knowledgeadventure.com, www.jumpstart.com or www.mathblaster.com