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5 Sandbox video games to promote creativity on your children

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Although many of those who are being fathers and mothers in these years are already considered digital natives, there is still a digital gap between our children and us. It is definitely easier to worry about their diet, their physical activity or what they have learned in class rather than understanding what your children watch when they are in front of a screen, especially when we talk about video games. In previous articles we have already talked about the benefits that video games can bring […]

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Mentoring vs. monitoring to create healthy digital relationships with children

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90% of the population owns a smartphone. Virtually every household has a PC connected to the Internet and 3 out of 4 families have a person who loves video games at home. Screens and technology surround our homes. They are starting to define how we organize ourselves in society. Too much screen time.     Some time ago we talked about how video games can be a great way to strengthen and improve ties with your children. However, screen time and how almost everything in […]

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The toys that made Melbits™POD part 1: “Toys to life”

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In previous articles we have introduced you to the Melbits™ and the device capable of incubating them: the Melbits™ POD. From the intricacies of the 3D printing prototyping to the fantastic origin of these digital pixies, we have been going through the different elements and processes that will compose this digital toy designed to spark the imagination of children.  That’s why we have decided to open a new section in our blog to share with you the references in the world of entertainment that have […]

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The manufacturing process of the Melbits POD has begun!

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It has been a while since we announced our ucoming project, the Melbits POD. After creating the first prototype, thanks to MIA97 help, we’ve been polishing and preparing the manufacture of the first batch of this toy designed to spark creative thinking. Probably you’ve been wondering how the project has been going since then. If you kept an eye on social media, perhaps you caught some sneak peek content of our workshop in Lanzadera, and if you’re a member of the Melbits Club, you’ll have […]

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50.000 thanks for helping Melbits to spread good vibes on the PS4!

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It has been a few months since we released Melbits World on PS4. It seems it was yesterday when we discovered the Melbits and started our adventure with them. We won the PS Talents Awards in 2017 and with a lot of hard work and enthusiasm we created this adorable platform and puzzle game. The Melbits needed people to guide them through fiendish traps and obstacles in order to keep the good functioning of the Internet and you have answered to their call playing with […]

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Are smart toys beneficial for your children?

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We live in a hyper-connected world. Who doesn’t own a smartphone?. You could even be wearing a connected device right now, like a smart gadget on your wrist to track your daily activity. The IoT (Internet of Things) meaning all those devices connected to the Internet and share information between them, are all around us. And are here to stay. And we bet your home is not an exception even if you don’t think it is.  Nowadays, kids are born surrounded by tech. Some studies […]

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10 Coop Games to play with your Kids

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The weekend is arriving, and you’ve probably been wondering about ideas to do with your kids and have a bit of bonding time. In our previous article, we talked about the benefits of video games to foster and nurture positive relationships with your children. We know that free time is something very valuable, even more if it’s related to your children. That’s why cooperative games could be a great way to build bonding experiences on the couch while learning important skills they can use beyond […]

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Melbits, when Fantasy met Technology

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It was a couple of years ago. At Melbot we decided to design and create great entertainment that would foster positive values thanks to the latest technology. While messing around with programming and Artificial intelligence something odd happened. Within the code we found an anomaly (or should we say anomalies?). They were these digital pixies, full of good vibes, who live in all devices connected to the Internet. We decided to work together and with their help we launched Melbits World: THE CUTEST CHALLENGE! a […]

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Melbits POD toy design – Using Arduino and 3D Printing to create magic

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In our last article we introduced the Melbits POD, our upcoming project about the Melbits. As you may know, this mixed-reality toy is designed to spark imagination and creative thinking and it has been created with a true maker spirit. In this article, Ivan Expósito, CEO and founder of Melbot Studios is taking us through how the Melbits POD is made, using 3D printing and assembling it one by one.   Which came first: the game or the egg? How did you get inspired to design […]

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Presenting the Melbits POD! A mixed-reality toy to spark creative thinking

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  Video games are cool. Their power to get us immersed in fantasy worlds that we can share with family and friends is fenomenal. But what about toys? We bet you can still remember those days when the adventures with your favorite toys happened on the limits of your imagination… And what if we tell you that, in Melbot, we’ve combined the best of the two worlds? A year has passed since we released Melbits World on PS4. Our vision to create family friendly entertainment to […]