International publisher of video games, 505 Games, today announced they have extended their relationship with Majesco Entertainment to bring to market three new games: two within the hugely successful Zumba ® Fitness franchise and one for Phineas and Ferb, Disney’s smash hit kids brand.
Previously announced by Majesco for North American release, Zumba ® Fitness World Party will be released in Europe this November on Kinect for Xbox 360, Wii U™ and Wii™, and later this year on Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Zumba® Fitness World Party invites you to escape on a fitness adventure around the world. This culturally rich dance-fitness experience embodies Zumba’s inspiring global movement that reaches more than 185 countries. Burns up to 1,000 calories per hour as you immerse yourself in the movement and music of exotic destinations in this exhilarating at-home workout. Work your body to 40+ new high-energy routines and a world class soundtrack highlighted by Lady Gaga, Pitbull and Daddy Yankee. Zumba® Fitness World Party also includes a new World Tour mode and brand new visual presentation that makes it feel like you’re actually on location around the world with Zumba’s celebrity instructors.
505 Games will also be publishing the recently announced Zumba ® Kids, the first brand extension of the best-selling franchise that’s custom-designed for younger players aged 7-12. Featuring a range of dance styles, creative mini-games, customization and chart-topping hits from Justin Bieber and Willow Smith, this engaging interactive experience is packed with gameplay to keep kids moving! Zumba Kids will be available in Europe on Kinect™ for Xbox 360 ® and Wii™ this November.
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff is the final game in the new publishing partnership. Based on the top-rated Emmy Award-winning hit Disney Channel series, the game will be released in November on Xbox 360 ® games and entertainment system from Microsoft, Wii U™ system, Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™ handheld system and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld system.
Tim Woodley, Senior Vice President of Brand and Marketing at 505 Games added “This extended partnership between 505 and Majesco marks the fourth year of successful launches across branded entertainment experiences. Our businesses complement each other extremely well, and we are delighted to continue our work bringing high quality games to the global audience.”
About 505 Games
505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include Sniper Elite V2, Terraria and Naughty Bear as well as the upcoming Way of The Dogg, Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, PAYDAY 2 and TAKEDOWN: RED SABRE.
505 Games has offices in Los Angeles, Milton Keynes, UK, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners within the Nordic territories and Australia. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Majesco Entertainment Company is a provider of video games for the mass market. Building on more than 20 years of operating history, the company is focused on developing and publishing a wide range of casual and family oriented video games on all leading console and handheld platforms as well as mobile devices. Product highlights include Zumba® Fitness and Cooking Mama™. Majesco is headquartered in Edison, NJ and the company's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol: COOL. More info can be found online at majescoent.com or on Twitter at twitter.com/majesco.
About Zumba® Fitness
Zumba Fitness is a global lifestyle brand that fuses fitness, entertainment and culture into an exhilarating dance-party workout. Coined “fitness-parties,” Zumba classes blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, which provide effective, total-body workouts. Founded in 2001, the company is now the largest branded fitness program in the world--reporting more than 14 million weekly class participants, in over 140,000 locations, across more than 185 countries. In addition to its original Zumba® program, the company also offers a range of specialty classes, including Zumba Gold® (for active older adults), Zumba® Toning (body-sculpting class that uses maraca-like Toning Sticks), Aqua Zumba® (the ultimate “pool party” workout), Zumbatomic® (Zumba routines for kids), Zumba Sentao™ (chair-based Zumba class that strengthens, balances and stabilizes the core) and Zumba® in the Circuit (a 30-minute workout that combines signature Zumba® moves with circuit training at timed intervals). The Zumba® fitness lifestyle is rounded out by the company’s many consumer product offerings, including DVD sets, music collections, multi-seasonal apparel and footwear, video games, Fitness-Concert™ events and a lifestyle magazine. For more information about Zumba Fitness programs and products, or to find a live class, visit zumba.com and find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Disney Interactive
Disney Interactive, one of the world’s largest creators of high-quality interactive entertainment across all platforms, is the part of The Walt Disney Company responsible for the global creation and delivery of interactive entertainment, multi-platform video games, and family-focused content across all current and emerging digital media platforms. Disney Interactive produces and distributes a broad portfolio of content from Disney Interactive Games and Disney Interactive Media. Products and content released and operated by Disney Interactive include blockbuster mobile, social and console games, online virtual worlds, #1 kid’s entertainment destination Disney.com and the #1 Family/Parenting portfolio on the Web.
Disney Interactive is the interactive entertainment part of The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS).
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