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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...

December 18th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

November 17th 2014 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

October 25th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Multiplayer heist game Monaco: What's Yours Is Mine reached a new milestone this week: One million copies sold. Developer Pocketwatch Games noted via Twitter that the sales landmark doesn't include free copies it distributed during special promotions. The game launched in April 2013 on Steam and r...

September 10th 2014 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Shadow Warrior isn't slicing and dicing into consoles until October 24 in the UK, Bandai Namco revealed in a release schedule sent to Joystiq this morning. As VideoGamer reports, a statement from developer Flying Wild Hog suggests the delay to the PS4 and Xbox One ports is likely to be reflected st...

August 28th 2014 at 10:45am 0 Comments
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Is your 3DS library coming up short in terms of food preparation sims? Don't worry; Mama will fix this. Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit! will hit retailers in North America next month with a gaggle of new recipes in tow. Cooking Mama 5 features 60 new recipes, allowing players to virtually prep...

July 29th 2014 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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Lo Wang's politically incorrect quest to murder a ton of goons using only the power of Asian stereotypes continues in late September as Devolver Digital has announced an agreement with Majesco to re-release the 2013 first-person action spectacle Shadow Warrior for the latest generation of game c...

July 9th 2014 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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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...

June 24th 2014 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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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 WayForwar...

April 24th 2014 at 12:30pm 0 Comments
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Indie developer The Fullbright Company announced that its landmark first-person adventure game Gone Home is coming to consoles this year. Majesco will publish the console version of Gone Home via its recently-launched indie label Midnight City. Specific release platforms have not been announced, t...

March 10th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Cooking Mama is back for another round of garden-tending action in Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends, a newly-announced series entry coming to the Nintendo 3DS this spring from publisher Majesco. Following up on 2009's Gardening Mama for the DS, Forest Friends introduces 50 new horticulture-themed...

March 4th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Majesco will once again appeal its Nasdaq stock delisting expected next week and seek a reverse stock split to regain compliance. The Cooking Mama and former Zumba publisher has been out of compliance with the stock exchange since March 1, 2013, which requires a $1 minimum share price. The compa...

February 20th 2014 at 12:23pm 0 Comments