SOURCE: Dizzywood

November 08, 2007 09:00 ET

New Story-Driven Virtual World Allows Kids to Create Their Own Adventure in an Environment That Is Safe, Social, Interactive and Fun Provides Kids the Opportunity to Explore Extraordinary Worlds and Complete Challenging Games and Activities That Foster Teamwork, Imagination and Cognitive Development

SAN FRANCISCO, CA--(Marketwire - November 8, 2007) - Whether it's a visit to a Mayan-themed jungle or a vast underground cavern, offers kids ages 8-12 the opportunity to explore and discover new worlds and environments unlike any other. Each adventure encourages children to use their imagination, cooperate with others, and develop cognitive skills in a setting that is safe, interactive and fun.

The unique Dizzywood story-driven environment opens a child's imagination by allowing that child to create his/her own adventure. Players choose and customize a character that best suits their own personality and allows them to express themselves in ways they may not be able to in real life.

Because Dizzywood's games and activities have endless variation, each experience is new and unique -- keeping kids captivated and engaged. Kids are appropriately challenged with games and activities that earn players unique super powers and other creative rewards.

Dizzywood is a safe online environment for children. All interaction between players is strictly automated through safeguard technology filters and live moderators, which helps prevent personal identity and inappropriate content/language from being shared. Dizzywood is also COPPA compliant and free of advertising and external links to the Web.

"There are so many websites for kids, but we felt young people today deserved better," said Scott Arpajian, Dizzywood co-founder. "We wanted to create an environment that would open up kids' imaginations and inspire them to create. As a parent of young children myself, safety was also a concern, so we have integrated advanced filtering technology with live moderators that provide for a safe online environment."

Dizzywood is free to use. Paid subscriptions will be available in the future to access premium content.

About Dizzywood

Dizzywood's mission is to inspire young people to use their imagination and have fun, while learning real-life values and skills. Dizzywood's creative, story-driven world offers children a safe virtual environment where they can explore worlds unlike any other, engage in challenging activities and cooperate with others, while developing important cognitive skills. For more information, visit

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