Majesco’s 2011 Video Game Lineup Preview

This week I was invited preview and demo video game publisher Majesco Entertainment game titles due in stores Fall and Holiday 2011. I also enjoy learning about the newest Majesco games since the company develops and publishes a wide range of casual and family oriented console and digital video games on Microsoft Xbox 360®, Sony PlayStation®3, Wii™, Nintendo 3DS and DS™, Facebook and other leading platforms.

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At the event I spent some time with Mama and learned about how Mama has returned to the kitchen this fall with all new recipes and surprises in Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic (Nintendo 3DS™), and expands her skills in the wilderness in Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures (Nintendo DS™) for girls and boys

Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
Release Date: October 11, 2011
Price / Rating: TBD/ RP

Overview
The original video game chef is whipping up all kinds of fresh fun in her 3DS debut. From new recipes and ways to play to exciting kitchen activities and dish combinations, the iconic kitchen cutie has some tricks up her sleeve that will magically transform kitchen newbies into master culinary artists!

Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures
Platform: Nintendo DS
Release Date: September 6th, 2011
Price / Rating: $29.99 / E Anticipated

Overview
Set off on an island camping adventure with Mama, Papa and their two children in Camping Mama: Outdoor Adventures! Navigate the wilderness, live off the land and master your survival skills to thrive in the great outdoors. From adventurous activities like rock climbing and spelunking to necessities like foraging for food and cooking your meal, you’ll explore the island and interact with the wildlife as you create lasting memories with Mama and her family.

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After hanging with Mama I went off to learn about the other games being demoed for the first time at the event

Zumba Fitness 2
Platform: Wii
Genre: Dance/Fitness
Release Date: November 2011
Price / Rating: TBA

Overview
Following the worldwide best-selling original, Zumba® Fitness 2 builds on that phenomenal success while elevating the exer-game category to a new high of fun, effective fitness. This cutting-edge experience layers in loads of new features and improvements, amps up the dance-fitness party and gives you even more ways to sculpt your body and recharge yourself.

Features:
  • New 3D models of each instructor make playing the game feel like taking a real class with Zumba’s elite celebrity trio!
  • New cueing system makes the choreography easier to follow for new players. Approachable gameplay offers a full tutorial mode
  • New Progress Tracker lets you follow every stat relating to your gameplay, including: calories burned, trophies earned, overall rank, technique score based on how many moves matched overall, and more.
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Other Majesco games at the event included
  • Take Shape (Kinect Xbox 360) – Ultimate family game! Twist, stretch and shrink your body into hundreds of shapes, animals and symbols. Try it solo or team up for multiplayer fun.
  • Hulk Hogan’s Main Event (Kinect Xbox 360) – Putting Kapow! in your Kinect! The first Kinect performance-based wrestling game and train with the one and only Hulk!
  • Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked (Kinect Xbox 360 and Wii) – Dance and sing along with Alvin & The Chipmunks in a motion-based experience that lets you perform for the crowd as your favorite Chipmunk and Chipette.
  • Nano Assault (3DS) – Save humanity in this fast-paced shooter! Navigate a microscopic Nanite ship, fight off infections and maneuver through alien cell clusters to destroy the virus’ core.
More info can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com or on Twitter at www.twitter.com/majesco

Please Note: I received a gift bag with a Zumba Fitness game sample for review. No other compensation was received. Views expressed are always 100% my own.

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