Mayan mysteries interactive game debuts

Dig-It! Games, an independent developer of educational, interactive learning games founded by a former archaeologist and middle school teacher, has released Mayan Mysteries, a new puzzle-based game that takes kids on an journey through history to learn about the ancient Maya civilization.

Available online and via mobile devices, and designed for children ages 11 and older, Mayan Mysteries turns players into archaeologists as they embark upon an expedition with “Team Q” to catch a secretive thief.

Mayan Mysteries is an educational tool that combines in-depth study of the fascinating Maya civilization with engaging activities that test reading comprehension, geographical knowledge, spatial reasoning, and science and math proficiencies. Using analytical skills, players interact with and solve puzzles about the Maya calendar, number system, and daily life. An in-game encyclopedia, LEARN, encourages kids to explore topics and retain facts ranging from the Maya governmental system to farming practices and Maya beliefs about time.

Mayan Mysteries' game content aligns to the National Curriculum Standards for Social Studies and Common Core Standards for Language Arts and Mathematics. For pricing and licensing information, visit