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Latest games for young teens

Postby hsm » Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:10 am

Hi,

I'm thinking to get a tech toy for my 12yo girl. Not getting Ipad2 cos I have an iPad, and waiting for iPad3 to be out.. maybe getting a NDS (what's the latest model)? or PSP? i'm have been out of date for these 'toys' for a while?

Or is there any other interesting toys in the market?


Thanks!

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby tankee » Thu Feb 23, 2012 8:48 am

forget about NDS and PSP, both are lossing market share and latest models are not selling as much as they hoped.

IMO, iPad is still better, given the larger screen size, is less taxing for the eyes.

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby Wockets » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:29 am

You are looking at Image

3DS

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PSP vita ( launched this week)

Besides digital games , have you tried signing your girl up for maybe music / dance / sports ? Despite what we think they like , they might not like what we think they like.

Maybe you could get a kindle for her ? Light and good for books

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For news on latest gadgets i prefer http://www.engadget.com/

*I sound like a salesman lol*

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby limlim » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:38 am

portable or non-portable?

xbox.. kinect.. iphone..

lego.. the robotic one..

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby Nebbermind » Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:53 am

think the apple store and android market apps are relatively cheap compared to those other handheld. Think these days most people just stik to their smartphones.

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby hsm » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:50 am

Thanks for the recommendations :)

I prefer portable ones.. it's more personal.

Wockets, the Kindle is not avail in SG ya? iPad blocked the apps download for Kindle..

PSP vita just launched this week, means not avail in SG yet right?

Cheers

I'm thinking of Andriod too.. Galaxy tab good?

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby hsm » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:51 am

oh btw, i'm getting this for her birthday :p

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby Nebbermind » Thu Feb 23, 2012 10:57 am

SO blessed!!

Since 12 yo = PSLE, perhaps it's good to set the rules before that. Handheld always gets in the way between parents and teens!! :smile:

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby hsm » Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:25 am

oh ya.. but usually i keep these devices.. they only get to play during school holidays ;)

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Re: Latest games for young teens

Postby Wockets » Thu Feb 23, 2012 12:51 pm

hsm wrote:oh ya.. but usually i keep these devices.. they only get to play during school holidays ;)


Do teach your daughter how to control those devices. Specify how much time she's allowed to play and get her to agree to that time.

Such things are very addictive.

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