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  • Blog Post: Report: Majesco’s Future Darkens As Company Downsizes

    In November, news of financial trouble at Majesco re-emerged. The publisher has dodged a number of bullets over the years, but recently expressed doubt of its ability to remain a “going concern.” With no “significant new games” planned for 2015, the publisher has downsized according... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Struggling, "Not Developing Any Significant New Games For Release In Fiscal 2015"

    Majesco Entertainment has been publishing games for nearly 30 years, but a recent SEC filing paints a questionable future for the company. Gamasutra reports sources within the company have confirmed it is experiencing problems, and a report filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November... More
  • Blog Post: Sharknado: The Video Game Is Swooping In

    Syfy is preparing for the release of Sharknado 2: The Second One on July 30th, and in a fit of a transmedia reach, Syfy has partnered with The Asylum, Majesco, and Other Ocean to release a video game based on the property. Sharknado: The Video Game is biting into a release on iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Planning Reverse Stock Split To Avoid Delisting

    Majesco (Cooking Mama, NBA Baller Beats) finds itself under threat of delisting from NASDAQ for the third time since 2008. The company was warned in March of last year that it needed to bring its share value above $1 for ten consecutive business days. The company received a 180 day extension in August... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Entertainment Launches Indie Label Midnight City

    The publisher behind such hits as Zumba Fitness World Party and Hulk Hogan's Main Event is prepping to enter the indie game movement with a new publishing label called Midnight City. Majesco says that its new division will focus on bringing independent games to market through digital distribution... More
  • Blog Post: Monaco Developer Addresses The Xbox 360 Delay

    Monaco, the excellent co-op heist game, was delayed on Xbox 360. Developer Pocketwatch Games has released an update in regard to when we can expect to see it. You can check out the text of the full update below, but the highlights are that there is no specific release date, but a patch to fix the cause... More
  • Blog Post: Double Dragon: Neon Release Date

    Majesco today confirmed the release date for Double Dragon: Neon, a reboot of the original side-scrolling beat 'em up. The game is out on PlayStation Network September 11 and a day later on Xbox Live Arcade. It'll cost you $9.99 (800 Microsoft Points). Check out the gameplay trailer below. More
  • Blog Post: Watch Us Dribble To The Rhythm In NBA Baller Beats

    Just when you thought the music genre was running out of ideas, Majesco unveiled a bizarre NBA-licensed entry for the Kinect. While at a glance it may look like a simple dribble coaching game, NBA Baller Beats is a music game at heart, combining the musical precision of games like Rock Band with a physical... More
  • Blog Post: Reiner And Phil Play Jaws: Ultimate Predator

    On this episode of the Internet's greatest show, Phil and I sit down with our friend John Carson to watch a shark headbutt a seal and tail-slap a gigantic mech. After watching this video, you will believe Jaws is the greatest hunter on the planet. His/her story begins 400 million years ago and continues... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Releasing Kinect-Based Twister Game This November

    Tiny publisher Majesco has already struck it big with Microsoft's Kinect courtesy of its licensed Zumba Fitness game. Now the publisher is giving the motion controller another shot, this time with a video game version of popular board game Twister. Reuters reports that Majesco has signed a deal with... More
  • Blog Post: Double Fine Now Has Sole Publishing Rights To Psychonauts

    Double Fine's Psychonauts is one of the most beloved cult titles of all times, and now the company is the sole owner of the publishing rights to the game. The new came through a tweet by Double Fine senior gameplay programmer Anna Kipnis , who said: "Omg Double Fine is now the sole publisher... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Dribbling Its Own Basketball

    2K Sports' NBA 2K franchise may be the king, but unlike the NFL, the NBA isn't afraid to spread its license around. Majesco has announced that it is readying an NBA title for release in the spring of next year. The company has provided little info about the venture, other than to say that it's... More
  • Blog Post: You Asked For It, You Got It -- Hulk Hogan, Majesco, And Kinect Together At Last

    Pro wrestling icon and current Impact Wrestling personality Hulk Hogan (pictured above with his wife and daughter...I'll leave it up to you to figure which is which) has joined forces with Majesco to create Hulk Hogan's Main Event for Kinect. Says Hogan, “Listen up, people! You will feel... More
  • Blog Post: New Monster Tale Trailer Excites

    Check out the latest trailer for this Nintendo DS Metroid/Pokemon hybrid from Dreamrift and Majesco. Monster Tale has been a little under the radar so far, but the March release is almost at hand. Who has heard of this potential sleeper hit before now? Does this spark your interest? More
  • Blog Post: From The People Who Brought Us Cooking Mama: Camping Mama

    They built a name with the Cooking Mama games. Then they spun that off with Gardening Mama and Babysitting Mama. But it looks like they aren't ready to stop there. Cooking Mama Ltd. has filed a trademark for Camping Mama. Silicon Era brings this news, which has not officially been confirmed by Cooking... More
  • Blog Post: Inception/Psychonauts Mash-Up Is the Best Thing I've Seen Today

    You don't really think about how much Double Fine cult classic platformer Psychonauts has in common with this year's summer blockbuster film Inception -- or at least, I hadn't -- until someone on YouTube goes ahead and blends the two together. Enter Inceptionauts. This mash-up of the music... More
  • Blog Post: Creepy Or Cute? Babysitting Mama Plush Peripheral

    Babysitting Mama might not be on your radar for the intended reasons, but it’s worth a second glance for its bizarre (and slightly creepy) gameplay accessory and packaging. Majesco released the first look at the whole kit-and-caboodle, which includes a plush baby to tuck your remote into. The packaging... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco’s CFO Resigns And Moves On

    John Gross, CFO and executive VP of Majesco publishing, resigned from his position today, and will be moving on to another undisclosed company. When Gross joined Majesco back in 2006, the publisher was known for releasing critically successful duds like Psychonauts and Phantom Dust, but it's now... More
  • Blog Post: Martha Stewart-Based Video Games On The Way

    Wasn’t April Fool’s Day at the beginning of the month? Apparently, this is legit. Majesco Entertainment announced today that it would be partnering with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia in an effort to start releasing video games based on Stewart’s portfolio of lifestyle content. "Majesco... More
  • Blog Post: Majesco Announces Ghostwire: Link To The Paranormal

    In reality, Majesco announced Ghostwire back in May as hype for the Nintendo DSi mounted. Evidently adopting a surname, Link to the Paranormal in this case, warrants another PR blast. But we don’t mind. When we heard that this augmented reality game (which first debuted on mobile platforms) would... More
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