CODEMASTERS AND MAJESCO ENTERTAINMENT PARTNER
12 New Titles to Launch in PAL Territories Through 2009
Thursday, 6th March, 2008 – Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced a partnership with Codemasters®, a leading publisher of award-winning interactive entertainment software, to distribute a number of new titles to PAL territories.
The partnership will predominantly focus on titles for Nintendo DS™ and Wii™ including: Nanostray 2, Toy Shop, Cake Mania 2 and Nancy Drew: The Mystery of the Clue Bender Society for Nintendo DS, and Wild Earth: African Safari, Our House and Cake Mania for Wii along with several unannounced games for both platforms. Blokus Portable: Steambot Championship for the PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system is also included as part of the deal.
“Majesco was looking for a pan-European partner who shares our belief in the strength, quality and depth of our product portfolio whilst contributing measurably to the energy, focus, talent and distribution breadth required to maximize its potential across the PAL territories,” said Jason Dutton, managing director, Majesco Entertainment International. “We are delighted that a publisher of Codemasters’ heritage and quality shares our perspective and we look forward to working with them in 2008 and beyond.”
“Codemasters has a dynamic network of established European offices and distribution bases that will extend Majesco’s product reach through PAL territories,” said Tony Williams, chief operating officer, Codemasters. “This will be a very positive partnership given that Majesco has an exciting and diverse range of original and established titles that complements our European portfolio.”
Codemasters and Majesco will launch eight new titles by this holiday and have four other titles in the pipeline for 2009 release.