FAMILY GAME NIGHTS COME ALIVE WITH TACTO
PlayShifu combines real action figures with digital gameplay to bring the all-time favorite to life
board games and more
VSupertino, California (Jun 1, 2021) – The very first phygital board game platform using iPads,
Tacto is built on innovative touch technology and AI to transform time spent in front of the screen into time spent with family. Tacto
uses real minifigures to drive onscreen gameplay and adds immense richness, variety and
recount the experience. Tacto is the third flagship line of PlayShifu, the pioneers behind
Plugo and Orboot, which are revolutionizing the way Gen Alpha plays and learns.
New product launch follows year of rapid revenue growth and $ 17 million success
Series B fundraiser for PlayShifu.
The top 200 product testers have given Tacto rave reviews. “My five year old son loves Tacto games.
They pique his imagination and occupy him,Said a parent from California. “You all hit
he leaves the park with this one. I love it and the children too“said a homeschooled parent of
Texas. Four of the six Tacto playsets – Tacto Classics, Laser, Coding and Chess – will be
Available on PlayShifu.com and Amazon from June 1, with Tacto Electronics and Tacto Dino
deployment in July. Each Tacto set is priced at $ 49.99 and comes with a unique set of figures and
frames to securely hold the shelf in place. All six playsets work with the free Tacto app, and
have at least three story-based games with hundreds of levels in each.
“Screen time for children aged four to nine averaging five hours a day,
PlayShifu’s mission is to help parents convert their children’s screen time into practice
educational recreation “, said co-founder and CEO, Vivek Goyal. “We are delighted to present our
Tacto line and continue to positively integrate the physical and digital game to develop the basics
acquire skills for children all over the world ”, added co-founder, Dinesh Advani.
Designed for ages four and up, the all-new playsets include:
● Tacto Classics: add a fun twist of storytelling to your all-time favorite board games – Legends
by Ludo, Trolls & Ladders, PBJ Checkers, Ninja Tic-Tac-Toe. Outsmart your friends and family
in challenging strategy games and develop planning skills and fundamental math at the same time
● Tacto Laser: explore the science of light with exciting story games. Reflects the light
or divide it into seven colors to overcome obstacles and develop problem solving skills.
● Tacto coding: program your way through each level with story-based gameplay. Use
Visual cues for coding as a beginner or use Scratch if you know the basics.
● Tacto chess: traditional chess figures meet modern figures in digital play.
Learn how to play the ultimate strategy game through a unique AI-based learning mode or
fight in scripted settings with family or friends.
● Electronic tacto: turn your tablet into a practical, shockproof circuit lab. Build 50+
gadgets in exciting game environments and create over 500 tracks on a digital mockup.
● Tacto Dino: Loaded with interactive games and activities for kids who love dinosaurs, this
The dinosaur game takes children back to the prehistoric world.
PlayShifu is the leading early learning toy company offering a variety of immersive games and
educational toys that connect the physical and digital worlds. The gaming experiences are specially
Designed for ages 4-12 and builds fundamental STEAM skills while having fun. Founded in
2016 by Dinesh Advani and Vivek Goyal after seeing the need for meaningful digital gaming
experiences for their children, PlayShifu is now enjoyed around the world. With offices in the United States and
Bangalore, India, PlayShifu products are available in over 35 countries online
markets, including Amazon, and physical locations, including Sam’s Club, BestBuy,
Argos, Toys’R’Us, Hamleys, Virgin Media and Rakuten. To buy and learn more, visit