EDISON, N.J., June 11, 2008 - Put on your green thumb as Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced Orchard, the company's first foray into the casual online gaming market. Developed by BoomZap Entertainment, this engaging simulation tasks players with managing all aspects of a growing orchard and roadside farm stand business.
"Targeted at casual gaming fans, Orchard integrates business and resource management with addictive simulation play that PC gamers will find both challenging and entertaining," said Gui Karyo, Executive Vice President of Operations for Majesco.
When your aunt passes away, the neglected family orchard is left to her only remaining relative - you! Come rain or shine, it's your task to dig in and salvage the orchard from its state of disrepair and turn it into the thriving business it once was. Hire and manage workers, plant and harvest crops, construct processing and storage facilities,and advertise and sell products in your efforts to make a profit. You can also use the bounty of the orchard - including strawberries, blueberries, cherries, grapes and apples - to create 20 recipes from Blackberry Pie to Strawberry Fudge, all while striving to win awards and build your trophy collection.
Orchard is expected to release online and in stores this holiday. 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 Nancy Drew™, Cooking Mama™ and Zoo Hospital™ for Nintendo DS™ and Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii™ system. 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.
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