When kids visit Poptropica’s first episodic quest, they become engaged in another exciting challenge as each new adventure is unveiled.
Boston, Mass. (PRWEB) March 20, 2014
Poptropica®, the virtual world for kids, takes its online adventures to a new level with today’s Early Access launch for Poptropica Members of the site’s first episodic quest, “Survival.” The adventure will launch to the public on April 17, 2014.
When players arrive on “Survival,” they will find that they have crash-landed in the woods and are stranded. Each of the episodes presents a different challenge they’ll need to complete to survive. In episode 1, “Crash Landing,” players must build a fire to make it through the cold night. In episode 2, they must catch a fish in order to stave off their hunger. As the future episodes unfurl, however, players will learn that they may not be alone in the wilderness as they thought – and that the fight for survival may become more dangerous than they first realized.
“When kids visit Poptropica’s first episodic quest, they become engaged in another exciting challenge as each new adventure is unveiled,” said Jess M. Brallier, publisher of Poptropica.
Plus, the first episode of “Survival” is coming soon to the recently launched Poptropica App. Available for free download on the App StoreSM, the app brings Poptropica’s unparalleled storytelling to iPad®, giving kids another safe place to play and experience the stories brought to life on Poptropica.
Hundreds of millions of kids have visited Poptropica since its launch six and a half years ago and the number grows every day. Poptropica players come from more than 200 different countries and territories and have their web browsers set to more than 100 different languages. Kids can stay up to date on news about upcoming new Islands and other exciting developments in the world of Poptropica on the official Poptropica blog.
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About Poptropica (http://www.poptropica.com)
Poptropica is a virtual world in which kids explore and play in complete safety. Every month, millions of kids from around the world are entertained and informed by Poptropica’s engaging quests, stories and games.
Kids create a “Poptropican” character to travel the many Islands of Poptropica and use gaming literacy to enjoy a narrative that is often rooted in factual history. Problem-solving skills are honed as kids discover and solve mysteries unique to each Island.
There are always new areas to explore in this ever-expanding world where kids can collect objects, read digital books and comics, watch movies and compete in head-to-head competition. Parents can always trust that their children are playing – and learning – in a safe online and mobile environment.
Poptropica is published by Pearson, the world’s leading learning company.