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Majesco signs Daring book deal

Majesco has signed a deal with HarperCollins subsidiary William Morrow to create a game based on the bestselling book series The Daring Book For Girls. The title will reach Wii and Nintendo DS later this year and lets players ‘virtually experience activities straight from the popular book’. The full story …

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Centresoft snaps up Majesco account

Centresoft has signed an exclusive deal to become Majesco’s distribution partner in the UK. The firm will handle the release of Majesco’s major new movie tie-in, Night At The Museum 2, as well as future titles that include Major Minor’s Majestic March and Cake Mania 2. Centresoft commercial director Margeret …

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US: Cooking Mama serves up 4m

With the fifth game in the series having recently arrived at UK retail, North American publisher Majesco Entertainment has revealed that total sales of the franchise in the region have now passed the 4m unit mark. To read the full story, click here to visit CasualGaming.biz.

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Majesco goes direct in Europe

Thought the DS and Wii markets couldn’t get more competitive? Think again. MCV can reveal that the firm responsible for ‘discovering’ Cooking Mama will soon start publishing its own titles in the UK and Europe. Majesco Europe is readying over ten games that it plans to sell direct to British …

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PETA attacks Cooking Mama

Animal rights activists PETA have launched a microsite entitled Cooking Mama: Mama Kills Animals which is designed to encourage consumers to contact Majesco, the North American publisher of popular casual title Cooking Mama, to voice their concerns on the ethical treatment of animals. To read PETA’s statement, and see where …

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Codemasters unveils Majesco partnership

The new partnership will focus on titles for DS and Wii, including Nanostray 2, Toy Shop, Cake Mania 2 and Nancy Drew: The Mystery of the Clue Bender Society for DS, and Wild Earth: African Safari, Our House and Cake Mania for Wii. The deal also includes several unannounced games …

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Majesco reveals internal studio plans

In a quarterly earnings call, Majesco CEO Jesse Sutton has shed some light on the plan for the publisher’s new internal studio – including that the eventual aim is for the studio to contribute 10 to 15 per cent of the publisher’s output. For the full story, head over to …

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Majesco gains $6 million

Majesco, US publisher of Cooking Mama, has freed up $6 million through selling around 4 million of its shares. According to an SEC filing, the firm will be putting the raised funds towards working capital, reported Next Generation . The additional funds also provide valuable flexibility, stability and agility to …

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