June 20th 2012 8:39 am

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This new generation Leapster provides an educational video gaming experience. Kids can take charge of the action with the built-in motion sensor by tilting, turning and shaking their way through the game. They can also bring the real world into their play-and put themselves right into the game-with the built-in camera, video recorder and microphone. LeapsterGS delivers on fast-action gameplay while building core skills for success in school and in life.

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7.0
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    8.0
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    6.0
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    6.0
  • Portability (size / weight)
    8.0
  • Durability
    8.0

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TrustedReviews Jan 23, 2013

At the right price, the Leapster GS Explorer can be a good buy. It might not have a great screen, high specs or a half-decent camera, but it gives your kids a lot of fun things to do, and access to a library of entertaining, education-heavy apps. However, the appeal to older kids ... may be limited.

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Engadget Jun 20, 2012

The gaming system has seen a fairly extensive overhaul compared to its predecessor, and it all seems to be for the better. The device has increased in width, but it no doesn't have a bulky battery pack and certainly feels much better in the hands.

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