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MONTREAL, QC, April 02, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Budge StudiosTM, the leader in kids' apps, is announcing the launch of its one-stop app for preschoolers, Budge World, in over 140 countries. With exclusive, original content that encourages learning, creativity and fun, and featuring eleven of the most beloved kids' characters all inside one app, the company is set to redefine digital play for kids.
Exclusive to the App Store, Budge World is a personal playground for kids 2-7, offering endless games and activities, that feature little ones' favorite characters and brands. Budge World also introduces its own customizable universe of Budgers, adorable extraterrestrials that take kids on a journey through the app, helping them track their progress and rewarding their achievements.
Budge World features games and activities starring Barbie , Thomas & Friends , Strawberry Shortcake , Caillou , Garfield , The Smurfs , Hello Kitty , Monster High , Crayola , Care Bears , and Budge's own Miss Hollywood . Budge World brings all these amazing characters together, for the first time, right to kids' fingertips. New content will be released every week and new brands are slated to be added this year.
"Budge World offers something new to parents who are looking for a very diverse entertainment app for their kids, bringing creative play and learning across many of their favorite brands." says Michael Elman, co-CEO and founding partner of Budge Studios. "The app offers something for all the kids in the family, and for the different types of play they are in the mood for, whether it's creating a new cake, learning how to spell, or playing a game rocketing through space. It's all there in one fantastically fun package. I have seen this in my own home, and can't wait for families all over the globe to try it for themselves."
Developed using Budge Playgroup , local and international families took part in the design process of Budge World. Budge World adheres to the strictest children's privacy laws, is COPPA compliant and has received the ESRB Privacy Certified Kids' Privacy Seal. A full suite of parental services, controls and age gates give parents peace of mind, while kids safely explore the app. Budge World does not contain pop-up ads or third party advertising. Parents can download content to access offline and on-the-go.
Budge World is now available for iPad and iPhone in over 140 countries, and has reached the top of the Kids category charts worldwide. Kids can explore the app in 8 languages, with more countries and languages to come. Free content in the app lets families discover what Budge World is all about, with lots more content available with monthly or yearly subscriptions.
Budge World can be downloaded on the App Store . For more information about Budge Studios, please visit http://www.BudgeStudios.com. To learn more about Budge Playgroup, please visit: http://www.BudgeStudios.com/Playgroup.
Budge World on the App Store: http://apple.co/2n4lixF
Budge World Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WWzLovtfIFE
About Budge Studios
Budge Studios was founded in 2010 with the mission to entertain and educate children around the world, through innovation, creativity and fun. Its high-quality app portfolio consists of original and branded properties, including Barbie, My Little Pony, Thomas & Friends, Strawberry Shortcake, Caillou, Garfield, The Smurfs, Miss Hollywood, Hello Kitty and Crayola. With over 375 million downloads to date, Budge Studios' collection of award-winning apps are revolutionizing the children's digital gaming world and have made them a global leader in children's apps for smartphones and tablets. For more information, visit http://www.budgestudios.com or connect on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.
About the Entertainment Software Rating Board
The Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) is the non-profit self-regulatory body that assigns age and content ratings for video games and apps so parents can make informed choices. As part of its self- regulatory role for the video game industry the ESRB also enforces industry-adopted advertising guidelines and helps ensure responsible web and mobile privacy practices under its Privacy Certified program. The ESRB was established in 1994 by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA). For more information, please visit http://www.esrb.org.
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Budge Studios, Budge World, Budge Playgroup and Miss Hollywood are trademarks of Budge Studios Inc.
CAILLOU DHX Media (Toronto) Ltd. CAILLOU Chouette Publishing (1987) Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Strawberry Shortcake TM & STRB
BARBIE, MONSTER HIGH and associated trademarks and trade dress are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel.
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Care Bears 2017 Those Characters From Cleveland, Inc.
Hello Kitty 1976, 2018 SANRIO CO., LTD.
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Crayola is a trademark of Crayola Properties Ltd. used under license by Budge Studios Inc.
All other trademarks mentioned herein are the property of their respective owners.
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