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Investors plug $6 million into Majesco

Majesco Entertainment completed an investment round that resulted in $6 million in funding, the Cooking Mama publisher announced today. $1 million of the funds were issued to the company with the rest stashed in escrow until certain, as-yet-unknown conditions are met by Majesco. The company also ap...

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Majesco doubting 'ability to continue' following layoffs

Majesco has fallen on hard times, as the Cooking Mama publisher "implemented a reduction of our workforce to reduce our fixed costs," according to recent SEC filings. The company's layoffs came at the very end of October, just after its independent label Midnight City launched Costume Quest 2 on PS...

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Costume Quest 2 drags Sackboy to PS4, PS3 next week

Double Fine's dress-up RPG Costume Quest 2 will launch on PS3 and PS4 next Tuesday, October 28, publisher Midnight City announced. The PlayStation versions of the game will also receive an exclusive Sackboy costume modeled after the hero of Media Molecule's popular platforming brand, LittleBigPlane...

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Just you and your Shadow Warrior on consoles this September

Bandai Namco confirmed it's bringing Shadow Warrior to PS4 and Xbox One in Europe on September 26. Majesco's not yet announced a US date beyond "late September," but GameStop's listing of September 23 tallies with the typical three-day gap between regions. Described as a "bold re-imagining" of 3...

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Cooking Mama 5 gets served on 3DS this September

Cookiing Mama 5: Bon Appetit will launch in North America this September. The 3DS game first took to digital kitchens in Japan this past November, bringing with it over 60 recipes for appetizers, drinks, main courses and desserts. The game includes six modes, one of which is a new "Cooking Dojo," a...

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Bloodrayne Betrayal coming to PC next week, Japanese tease was port

Last week's tease by Arc System Works for something BloodRayne related was simply a razz for the Japanese localization of BloodRayne: Betrayal. The "BRCS" from the teaser site stood for BloodRayne: Crimson Slayer, which will be the game's name for the region. The solid action game from WayForwa...

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Zumba Fitness World Party delayed to November

Hey, y'all made this a multi-million unit selling franchise, so we don't wanna hear no guff that we're writing about a Zumba game. In short, Zumba World Party, originally scheduled for this month, will now launch in November. In North America, the game is scheduled for Xbox 360, Wii and Wii U for N...

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Girl Fight hits XBLA this month

Girl Fight will finally fill the void of games featuring scantily-clad women beating each other up when it comes to Xbox Live Arcade on September 25. Majesco first announced the 3D fighter with a to-the-point press release back in February 2012. Developed by Kung Fu Factory, Girl Fight feature...

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Majesco creates Midnight City label to handle indie games

Majesco Entertainment (Cooking Mama, Zumba) has created an indie publishing label called Midnight City. The division is headed by former IGN Editor-in-Chief Casey Lynch and Doug Kennedy, former president and CEO of public relations firm Reverb Communications. The pair had previously worked togeth...

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Nano Assault EX hitting European eShop on March 7

Nano Assault EX will be available on the 3DS eShop in Europe and Australia on March 7, Shin'en Games announced on Twitter last week. According to the game's official site, Nano Assault EX is based on the original retail version of Nano Assault, and includes Circle Pad Pro support, online rankings a...

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