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'CD-ROM Roundup' is a regular KidScreen feature that profiles CD-ROMs aimed at children anywhere from preschool to late teen that will be hitting retail stores in the coming months....
May 1, 1998

‘CD-ROM Roundup’ is a regular KidScreen feature that profiles CD-ROMs aimed at children anywhere from preschool to late teen that will be hitting retail stores in the coming months.

Name,

Publisher &

Developer

Release Date

Storyline

Platforms

Target Audience

Estimated Street Price (US$)

ReBoot,

Electronic Arts,

San Mateo, California

March

In this action-adventure game, based on the popular cartoon of the same name, players assume the character of Bob and must find and repair all of the bomb-like items, called tears, scattered throughout the world of Mainframe. The player who collects and mends the most tears in the game’s 19 levels is rewarded with the highest score.

Sony PlayStation

12 and up

$39.95

SimSafari,

Maxis, Walnut Creek, California

March

Kids are rangers in their own Safari park in Africa. The mission is to oversee the development of the park and to attract the money of ecotourists, without compromising the environment or the wildlife around them.

Windows `95, Macintosh

8 and up

$29.95

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