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Why isn’t Sony’s Wonderbook being used to educate?

Mariel Hurd takes a look at Sony's latest innovation - an interactive storybook - and asks why it's just a tool to expand the Harry Potter universe.

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GribbleGrunger1469d ago

if you watched E3 you would see that Sony intend to use for education. another pointless question

MariaHelFutura1469d ago

If it will or won't, I have no idea. But why do Sony products always come under the WEIRDEST critisims. This as relevant as saying..."Why doesn't Halo have an option to teach you facts about outer space".

LostDjinn1469d ago (Edited 1469d ago )

Well GG and Maria, I can see your points of view. I'm goin' to go out on a limb as to why it's not "being used to educate" and say...because it hasn't been released yet.

Weird stance to take I know. Given the current state of journalism I thought I'd throw in something factual. Just to muddy the waters. ;)

WeskerChildReborned1467d ago

I'm guessing since it's suppose to be an interactive book that it's suppose to be educational.

b_one1467d ago

Another hate question/article its is only reason

violents1467d ago

Watch e3. Harry potter is just the first working book they had. Educational games are slated to be made for the wonderbook.

MiamiACR211467d ago (Edited 1467d ago )

Harry potter being the first working book they had at E3? What a shame.

attilayavuzer1467d ago

Honestly, if I had this in elementary school I'd never pay attention to anything else. Would also require giving every student a PS3 and screen to use in class, which no school is crazy enough to do.

Soldierone1467d ago

Who said it wasn't going to be? I mean the one working book they had was made for families and kids, let alone fans of Rowling....

This will for sure be used for education if Sony is at all smart about it. Doesn't mean EVERYTHING needs to be for little kids, it just means they need to exploit that possibility. Like I've said before. It's not about what we saw, its about what we will see thats so exciting about Wonderbook......

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