I’ll freely admit that a tablet-movie tie-in seems like a bad deal on its face. Tie-ins are usually considered to be short-term products like games, intending to remain popular only as long as the related movie. Fortunately, the Archos 7” Child Pad “Alvin and the Chipmunks 3” Edition tablet isn’t too bad of a long-term buy, packing in quality specs and apps to make it worth the asking price.
Alvin and the Chipmunks are back and better than ever in the beloved group’s second movie release. To accompany the movie, they also have all-new video games for the Wii and Nintendo DS. These new video games let kids take on the role of Alvin & the Chipmunks, or for the first time ever as their girl-group counterpart, the Chipettes, in a variety of exciting concert locations that will challenge their rhythmic skills. The DS version in particular, features 11 different concert locations, and kids can even play with up to 3 friends. The Wii version features 25 different concert locations and can also be played with up to 3…