Knowledge Adventure has announced the release of Math Blaster: Master the Basics for Mac OS X and Windows Vista. The software is available for purchase at Apple Stores and costs $29.99.
Designed for kids ages 6 to 12 whose senses have been shaped by fast-paced video games, Math Blaster: Master the Basics helps reinforce early math skills with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fact families, problem solving, equivalents and mental math.
Players get to don energy gloves, hop on their space cycles and, save the universe and defend the human race from evil robots who rule the galaxy. The robots are defeated by solving math problems. The game features eight levels of difficulty and measures kids’ speed and accuracy. It also sports automatic progress tracking for parents and teachers to see how the kids are doing.
System requirements were not immediately available.