The Teen Sleuth Is Back On The Case In Majesco Entertainment's New 'Nancy Drew: The Mystery of the Clue Bender Society' For Nintendo DS
Wednesday, 13th February 2008 at 7:08 am
EDISON, NJ, February 12, 2008– The world’s most recognizable teen super-sleuth returns in a riveting new Nintendo DS™ adventure, as Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced Nancy Drew: The Mystery of the Clue Bender Society. Developed by Gorilla Systems, the follow up to last year’s The Deadly Secret of Olde World Park offers mystery buffs and Nancy Drew fans a fresh interactive caper with a wealth of new features.
“The Nancy Drew brand is marked by a distinctive‘snowballing’ of suspects, clues and danger as the teen detective works to solve the deepening mystery,” said Gui Karyo, Executive Vice President of Operations, Majesco.“Nancy Drew: The Mystery of the Clue Bender Society delivers this signature intrigue while incorporating a host of compelling new interactive features that augment the Touch Screen experience.”
The Clue Bender Society, a group of the world’s greatest detectives, is opening up its roster to one new member. Nancy Drew is among three exceptional candidates that could make the cut if she can solve a series of challenges before the others. But the test becomes real when a secret tome containing the solutions to history’s greatest mysteries goes missing, and the Society turns to Nancy and the other applicants to help recover the books.
New feature highlights in the DS sequel include:
- Unraveling nine fresh chapters and completing progressively difficult tasks including new fingerprint retrieval and identification, trailing suspects, interrogations, and even snowmobiling and boating.[/*]
- Using the Touch Screen to: play new contextual detective games, and access the Suspect File and map feature to ensure Nancy never loses the trail.[/*]
- Using the DS microphone to discover hidden clues.[/*]
- Monitoring Nancy’s cell phone to keep up with all the breaking information.[/*]
Nancy Drew: The Mystery of the Clue Bender Society is expected to launch this summer. The teen sleuth’s first DS debut title Nancy Drew: The Deadly Secret of Olde World Park is now available for only $19.99. For additional information, please visit www.majescoentertainment.com.
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About Majesco Entertainment Company
Majesco Entertainment Company is a provider of video games for the mass market. Building on 20 years of operating history, the company is focused on developing and publishing a wide range of casual and family oriented video games on leading console and portable systems. Product highlights include Nancy Drew™, Cooking Mama™ and Zoo Hospital™ for Nintendo DS™ and Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii™ console. The company's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol: COOL. Majesco is headquartered in Edison, NJ and has an international office in Bristol, UK. More information about Majesco can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com.
About Legacy Interactive
Legacy Interactive is a developer and publisher of casual games. Entertaining customers since 1998, the company has built a reputation for creating intelligent, realistic and engaging games for a broad audience. Located in Los Angeles, Legacy is well known for its TV-branded games, such as Law&Order and The Apprentice, as well as for its popular simulation games Pet Pals: Animal Doctor, Emergency Room and Zoo Vet. Through Legacy’s online casual game portal at www.legacygames.com, customers can download and try more than 500 casual games plus read and write reviews and share playlists of their favorite games. Legacy has ongoing distribution, marketing and content strategic partnerships with a number of companies, including Vivendi Games, Universal Studios, Ubisoft, Mindscape, Majesco Entertainment, and Scholastic. Legacy Interactive can be found on the Web at www.legacyinteractive.com.
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