Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market has announced that Birmingham-based Centresoft will exclusively distribute its catalogue to retail in the UK. Commencing with immediate effect, the deal strengthens Majesco’s 2009 sales activity, which sees a catalogue packed with mainstream products on both handheld and console.
Margeret Pearson, Commercial Director, Centresoft“We are pleased to represent Majesco at retail. Majesco has a great line-up of products for 2009 and we are delighted that this ambitious publisher has recognised the value that CentreSoft can bring to its business in the UK.”
Jason Dutton, Managing Director, Majesco Europe, comments“Partnering with Centresoft gives us the solid paths to retail we need to build on our presence in the UK market. We’ve got over 30 titles launching throughout 2009, including hugely significant licenses such as the official tie-in for Twentieth Century Fox’s highly-anticipated Night at the Museum 2, so our distribution network absolutely needs to be world class. Centresoft is the obvious choice to service this.”
Majesco Europe’s upcoming line-up includes:
-- Night At The Museum 2 for Wii™, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS™ launches in the UK this Friday at the same time as Twentieth Century Fox’s highly-anticipated theatrical release of the same name. Featuring the voice and likeness of the film’s star, Ben Stiller, the video game recreates the excitement and humour from the feature film as players adventure through Smithsonian and other museum exhibits that come alive at night.
-- Major Minor's Majestic March for Wii marks the return of the creative team behind the renowned PaRappa the Rapper franchise - legendary game designer and multimedia musician Masaya Matsuura and famed New York artist Rodney Alan Greenblat. The game turns the Wii Remote into a "special" baton the bandleader Major Minor uses to keep tempo, recruit new band members and pick up valuable items, while marching through whimsical locations.
-- A Boy and His Blob for Wii is a rebirth of the NES classic that expands upon the original platform adventure and features groundbreaking hand drawn and painted animation technology. By feeding the blob jelly beans, players can activate his special abilities to transform him into tools that help the pair solve puzzles, defeat monsters and escape danger.
-- Cake Mania: In the Mix! for Wii marks the first introduction of Sandlot Games' best-selling PC title on the Wii system. The game integrates motion-based control with the series' signature cake-baking multi-tasking gameplay style.
-- Mad Dog McCree Gunslinger Pac k for Wii sees the return of an arcade classic that blends live action and fast-paced Wild West FPS excitement for an experience unlike anything else on the platform.
-- Puffins Island Adventure for DS lets players experience life as part of a Puffin flock as they fly, dive, swim, explore and start a family in this fun and educational experience focused on one of nature's more unusual and endearing sea birds.
-- Drama Queens for DS tasks players with juggling their love life, career and friendships as they compete in a popularity contest set within a virtual 3D board game.
-- Go Play Circus Star for Wii includes a full collection of all-time favorite circus attractions. Featuringsupport for the Wii Balance Board accessory, the game lets players wow the crowd with death-defying stunts, animal tricks and sleight of hand in 15 different events.
-- Go Play Lumberjacks for Wii lets 4 players use the Wii Remote to chop, climb, saw and logroll to victory in 5 entertaining party events that include support for the Wii Balance Board accessory.
-- Go Play City Sports for Wii recreates the experience of playing sports in a vast urban playground where manhole covers double as home plate. This all-new sports compilation allows players to compete against the best neighborhood athletes in six classic games, including stickball, kickball, handball, rooftop hockey, shootout soccer and jump rope.
-- Wonder World Amusement Park for DS is the companion game to the Wii version and lets players experience a complete day at the park in the palm of their hands. Using the Touch Screen, players can toss, drive, shoot, whack, fish and spin in more than two dozen mini-games throughout six themed zones.
-- Left Brain Right Brain 2 for DS allows you to hone your mental skills to become truly ambidextrous. While training your hands with all new speed based DS mini-games, you'll also be training the left and right hemispheres of your brain. It's like two games in one!
-- Powerbike for DS is an intense motorcycle racer that features death-defying stunts, intense police chases and competitive multiplayer modes.
-- Marker Man Adventures for DS is a unique game based on drawing and physics challenges in which players manoeuvre the charming stick figure, Marker Man, through a myriad of scrolling world puzzles in his attempt to find his best friend, Doodle Dog.
-- Our House: Party! for Wii turns the Wii Remote into the ultimate home renovating tool that lets up to four players compete‘party-style’ to build their own personalized trophy home that they can then share with friends via WiiConnect24.
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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 and at www.twitter.com/majescoeurope.