EDISON, N.J., March 4, 2008 - A unique real time strategy adventure is now available for Nintendo DS as Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced it has shipped Eco-Creatures: Save the Forest to retail outlets nationwide. In stores in time for Earth Day, Eco-Creatures promotes environmental awareness by tasking players to defend and rebuild the Mana Woods being threatened by over-industrialization.
"Public awareness of man's effect on the natural environment and the life within it increases everyday, and Eco-Creatures is the perfect game to help impart environmental consciousness on the younger generation," said Gui Karyo, Executive Vice President of Operations, Majesco. "While the overall message is significant, the gameplay also has a great deal of depth; real time strategy fans will enjoy the robust single player game, challenging multi-player modes and Land Make feature that lets friends trade creations online."
Eco-Creatures: Save the Forest is a real-time strategy game that challenges players to protect the natural beauty of the Mana Woods and recover land polluted by industrial encroachment. Using the Touch Screen, gamers must command and nurture units of woodland creatures that possess unique abilities. Strategic management enables each of the three creature types to learn new skills that help the player complete 40 environmental missions. As players grow their woodland army, they must plant new trees to revitalize the woodlands and prevent deforestation.
Eco-Creatures also includes a creative Land Make feature that lets players build, play and trade their own game maps online. In addition to the lengthy single-player experience, the game also supports two-player play via Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection and up to four players via Wireless Single Card download play or Multi-Card play.
Eco-Creatures: Save the Forest is rated E for Everyone, and is now available for a suggested retail price of $29.99. A playable game demo is currently being featured in approximately 10,000 Nintendo DS Download Stations at major retail locations nationwide. For additional information, please visit http://www.majescoentertainment.com.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Headquartered in Edison, NJ, with an international office based in Bristol, UK, Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) is an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, with a focus on publishing video games for leading portable systems and the Wii console. Product highlights include Nancy Drew, Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with Friends and Zoo Hospital for Nintendo DS and Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii system. More information about Majesco can be found online at the newly relaunched www.majescoentertainment.com.