Last week I showed you Goddess and her Scanimalz. This week week had a chance to play and want to tell you all about it.
Well, let's start like this.
Here is the QR Code you will receive from with your Scanimalz. We removed it from the bottom where it was sewed to the animal.
As you can see it is in a protective covering
Next you open up the back with the little rip tie.
After you scan your Scanimalz, your animal shows up in your app.
It is easy and fun. The kids love the games and they were a great distraction during our mini vacation drive. It was a few hours in the car and the kids passed it back and forth and got sample all the games. They hope to get more and at the cost of only around $9.99, they will probably get a few.
We love that the plush is combined with a virtual world. We were big players of another game like this for young kids way before smart phones and we loved the idea of our plush inside a virtual home.
You should scan your animal daily even if you aren't playing because there are points gained with each scan/spin.
The reason I like this as a player is because the games are fun. The reason I like this as a parent is that I see more and more kids moving away from traditional play and getting connected younger and younger. At least with this game, the kids are still encouraged to play. They can take their plush with them anywhere, play with friends and play in the virtual world. Best of both worlds for today's kid.
More on The Scanimalz App:
• Character recognition/tracks Scanimalz collection
• Play one of four games to earn points to make it onto the leader board and then redeem those points to dress up your Scanimalz and make them even more scantastic!
• Points are accrued by having the character eat Scanimalz’ food or squishing Scanaconda, daily SCANtasy spinz, and by adding to your collection
Series one of Scanimalz will be launched in Spring of 2013. There will be 32 new styles in the first year alone. Rare styles will also be included. Available at Toys R Us, specialty shops and select malls/kiosks nationwide. MSRP: $9.99, ages 3+. For more information, please visit www.scanimalz.com
About Wicked Cool, LLC
Wicked Cool, LLC is a Pennsylvania-based toymaker with offices in Pennsylvania and Hong Kong and has a diverse portfolio of playthings for all ages. Founded in the summer of 2012 by veteran toy executive Michael Rinzler, Wicked Cool will develop and bring to market proprietary lines and licensed product, including Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®, Scanimalz™, WWE™, The Wiggles®, and Tasty Dough™. Visit Wicked Cool Toys and follow the Company on both Facebook and Twitter. www.facebook.com/wickedcooltoys @wickedcooltoys
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