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Leapster 2

Santa brought a Leapster 2 handheld game system to our house last Christmas. And while we thought that one unit might not be enough, it has worked out fine as far as the twins having to share it. We know we'll get another one (most likely), but for now having one has been OK.

One of the features of the system is that you can connect it to your computer via USB and track your children's progress and download additional games (saved to an SD card). We downloaded the only two games that we've ever seen listed within the LeapPad Connect program that came on a CD with the handheld: Letterpillar and Number Raiders. They like both games, and they were free, so I can't complain. But today Jason was asking about getting some new games, so I thought we would check online to see if Leapster had any new games available.

Of course, they still only list Number Raiders and Letterpillar. I would be willing to purchase some new games and download them just to avoid having to go out and hunt down a new cartridge (which would either get lost or broken anyway). I've got a 2GB SD card installed in the Leapster 2 just waiting to be filled up with games... Are they dropping the ball on this thing? I guess we should have gone with the Nintendo DS or something (Angie would never go for that!).

I guess this is mostly a 'complaint post'... :-)


Anonymous said…
lol I have the Nintendo DS it's actually pretty cool but they have more games out for boys I guess it would be more fun for them. But it is a nice gaming system.

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