Invizimals – We did not see them coming!

Gamewagon Invizimals Kids Party IdeaInvizimals may have been a game that your kids have liked but not really clicked with. Now however with the Invizimals The Alliance on Vita and Invizimals Lost Kingdoms on PlayStation 3 the franchise has really started something that could grab their attention. So get ready as we did not see it coming (pardon the pun!!)

There are many components to this franchise and it takes a while for all the pieces to click together. Not only is there the ability battle  between Vita and PS3 but there is also a cartoon coming to the UK soon as well as a line of toys and collectable Panini stickers. Look out wallet!

Testing out the two games, as well as seeing the cartoons and the toys at a recent launch event for the game it was interesting to see how uncomplicated the offering felt. It all clicks  when you see a child pause the TV show and use a Vita to scan the QR code which then granted him access to the on-screen character in his game.

Then later on while exploring in the garden they use the Vita to scan a particular part of greenery to capture another hard to find Invizimal he had been searching for.

With both Invizimals games launching on 28th March we are looking forward to seeing how quickly it reaches that critical mass of becoming the characters of choice for imaginary playground games. We are looking to see if they will work for our Gamewagon kids video game parties where Skylanders really struggled.  We focus on social interaction and four player games and we hope more developers continue to support social gaming in creative ways such as Invizimals.

Below is a video from our friends from Family Gamer TV so you can learn a little more from the Invizimals Launch Party;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hAzjgHCJUuU

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