EDISON, N.J., May 28, 2009 - Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced the company's slate of titles that will be shown at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, CA from June 2-4. Offering fun for the entire family, the lineup features a range of highly-anticipated Wii™ and Nintendo DS™ titles, including the return of a boy and his blob, the first look at the just announced Flip's Twisted World, the sequel to the best-selling Jillian Michaels' fitness game, and the company's My Hero brand of aspirational titles.
"Majesco has a lot of exciting games in development and the titles we're showing at E3 just scratch the surface of what's to come in holiday 2009 and beyond," said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer, Majesco. "From best-selling sequels to classic NES nostalgia and new brands like Go Play and My Hero, our E3 showcase reveals our commitment to providing high quality entertainment for the entire family."
About a boy and his blob (Wii):
Marking the 20th anniversary of this NES classic, a boy and his blob is a rebirth of this fan favorite title that expands upon the original platform adventure. This Wii exclusive is a heartwarming story of friendship that challenges players to work together with their new blob friend to solve puzzles, defeat monsters and escape danger on Earth and Blobolonia. By feeding the blob jelly beans, players can activate his special abilities to transform him into helpful tools - including a ladder, trampoline, parachute, cannon, shield and many more. Every different blob form aids the boy as he navigates 40 side-scrolling levels filled with hidden treasures and unlockable bonus content.
About Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2010 (Wii):
The Biggest Loser fitness expert follows up her best-selling debut in Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2010. Players enter a Hell Week-style boot camp packed with new features and energetic workout modes that fully utilize the motion capabilities of the Wii Remote™ and the Wii Balance Board™ accessory. Under Jillian Michaels' expert guidance, players engage in one-on-one workouts featuring all-new core exercises in Cardio Training, Strength Training, and Balance Training superset routines.
About Flip's Twisted World (Wii):
A unique gameplay mechanic is at the center of Flip's Twisted World for Wii™. This puzzle platform game puts the world literally in the palm of your hand as you navigate topsy-turvy landscapes where up and down, and left and right are only a matter of perspective. Players will help the curious magician's apprentice Flip rotate the environment 90 degrees at will to solve puzzles and ultimately help Flip escape his cube prison.
About Go Play City Sports (Wii):
As part of Majesco's new motion-based Go Play family brand, Go Play City Sports lets players experience six classic street games in their living room. The all-new sports compilation includes stickball, kickball, handball, rooftop hockey, shootout soccer and jump rope. Players use the intuitive movements of the Wii Remote™ and Wii Balance Board™ to dodge obstacles like manhole covers, fire hydrants and parked cars as they compete with up to 4 players to earn trophies and unlock new courts and equipment.
About Our House: Party! (Wii):
Our House: Party! is the only game that lets players build and remodel their homes into their own unique customized creations. Players use their Wii Remote™ to hammer, saw, paint, tile and much more as they assemble and decorate their family dwelling in this unique four-player party game. Compete with friends in "build-off" mode or share creations with others via WiiConnect24. If you dream it, you can build it!
About My Hero Firefighter (Nintendo DS):
The Nintendo DS™ stylus becomes a hose, ax and extendable ladder in My Hero: Firefighter, another game within Majesco's new My Hero line of aspirational products. Players must drive fire engines swiftly and safely through crowded city streets and react quickly to house fires, chemical explosions, and forest fires in 13 hazardous missions. As they move up the ranks to Captain, players can acquire upgraded trucks and equipment and learn real fire safety tips along the way!
Majesco's line up will be on display in meeting room #514 at the E3 2009 Expo at the LA Convention Center from June 2nd through 4th. For additional information about Majesco's exciting line of products, please visit www.majescoentertainment.com.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Majesco Entertainment Company is a provider of video games for the mass market. Building on 20 years of operating history, the company is focused on developing and publishing a wide range of casual and family oriented video games on leading console and portable systems. Product highlights include Cooking Mama™ and Cake Mania®2 for Nintendo DS™, and Cooking Mama World Kitchen and Jillian Michaels' Fitness Ultimatum 2009 for Wii™. The company's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol: COOL. Majesco is headquartered in Edison, NJ and has an international office in Bristol, UK. More information about Majesco can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com. @Majesco is on twitter or at www.twitter.com/majesco.
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