MILTON KEYNES (UK) — 505 Games, a global publisher of video games, and Majesco Entertainment Company, international provider of mass market video games, have signed an agreement for the manufacturing and distribution of Zumba® Fitness Core, an energized dance-fitness party featuring choreography specifically designed to deliver tight and toned abs as well as an effective total-body workout. Zumba® Fitness Core is expected to launch this November on Nintendo Wii™ and Kinect ® for Xbox 360™ in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Australia.
Take the work out of your ab workout with an electrifying soundtrack that will keep your body moving! 505 Games today also revealed 23 licensed songs of the 40 tracks featured in Zumba® Fitness Core, the first and only game designed to sculpt your abs within an exhilarating total body workout. The set list for this energized dance-fitness party includes a range of current chart-topping hits, era classics, exclusive re-records and genre-blending fusion tracks that together with 17 new Zumba® original songs, deliver the most diverse range of dance styles of any Zumba® Fitness game to date—33 in all!
Download or view the official Zumba® Fitness Core gameplay trailer that showcases Carlinhos Brown’s “Magalenha,” one of the exciting new in-game tracks.
The Zumba® Fitness Core soundtrack is loaded with licensed tracks, hot artists and contagious Zumba® originals across a wide array of genres and artists including:
· Enrique Iglesias "Bailamos"
· Don Omar "Zumba"
· Sean Paul "Roll Wid Di Don" (unreleased in the United States)
· Kat DeLuna "Drop it Low"
· Nayer featuring Pitbull "Suavemente (Kiss Me)"
· Bob Marley "Jammin'"
· The Donnas "Dancing with Myself" (exclusive studio recording of the original Billy Idol song with Samba infusion)
· Robert Randolph and the Family Band "Ain't Nothing Wrong with That"
· Grace Potter and the Nocturnals "Paris (Ooh La La)”
· Anane featuring Mr. Vegas "Shake It"
· Tiesto "Nyana"
· Karmin "Broken Hearted"
· Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Jhoom"
· Jupiter "Boogie Shoes" (re-record of original 60s song)
· K-liber4 life "Balans"
· Naked Rhythm "Mirage"
· Daler Mehndi "Ho Jayegi Balle Balle"
· Charlotte Swing Orchestra "Jump, Jive and Wail" (re-record of Brian Setzer original)
· Spice and Company "Lift Ya Leg Up"
· Carlinhos Brown "Magalenha"
· Orchestre Baka de Gbine "Gati Bongo"
· Ryan Franks "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies"
· Mara "Crazy Love"
The newest addition to the hit Zumba® Fitness video game franchise that has sold more than seven million copies worldwide, Zumba® Fitness Core features 40 new songs and routines, 33 international dance styles from around the world and hot new choreography that’s designed to sculpt stronger abs through an exhilarating full body workout. Lose yourself in the music as celebrity Zumba® instructors guide you through routines set to contagious new Zumba® Fitness originals and a broader mix of smash hits from popular artists. Choose from 45 different pre-set classes (30 in the Wii™ version), or customize your workout to suit your preference. Skip the crunches and dance your way to tight, toned abs with this innovative new interactive fitness experience!
Zumba® Fitness Core is expected to launch November 2012 for Nintendo Wii™ and Kinect ® for Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Find out more at www.ZumbaFitnessGame.com.
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About Zumba® Fitness, LLC
Zumba® Fitness is a global lifestyle brand that fuses fitness, entertainment and culture into an exhilarating dance-party workout. Coined “fitness-parties,” Zumba® classes blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, which provide effective, total-body workouts. Founded in 2001, the company is now the largest branded fitness program in the world -- reporting more than 12 million weekly class participants, in over 110,000 locations, across more than 125 countries. In addition to its original Zumba® program, the company also offers a range of specialty classes, including Zumba Gold® (for active older adults), Zumba® Toning (body-sculpting class that uses maraca-like Toning Sticks), Aqua Zumba® (the ultimate “pool party” workout), Zumbatomic® (Zumba routines for kids), Zumba Sentao™ (chair-based Zumba class that strengthens, balances and stabilizes the core) and Zumba® in the Circuit (a 30-minute workout that combines signature Zumba® moves with circuit training at timed intervals). The Zumba® fitness lifestyle is rounded out by the company’s many consumer product offerings, including DVD sets, music collections, multi-seasonal apparel and footwear, video games, Fitness-Concert™ events and a lifestyle magazine. For more information about Zumba Fitness programs and products, or to find a live class, visit zumba.com and find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About 505 Games
505 Games is a global video game publisher focused on offering a broad selection of titles for players of all ages and levels. The company publishes games on all leading console and handheld platforms as well as for mobile devices and social networks. Product highlights include Zumba® Fitness, the Cooking Mama World series, Rugby World Cup 2011, Naughty Bear and IL2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey.
505 Games is headquartered in Milton Keynes, UK with offices in Los Angeles, Lyon, Munich, Milan and Madrid and a network of distribution partners all over the world. For more information on 505 Games and its products please visit www.505games.com
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Majesco Entertainment Company is a leading developer and publisher of video games for the mass market. Building on more than 20 years of operating history, the company is focused on developing and publishing a wide range of casual and family oriented video games on all leading console and handheld platforms as well as online, social networks and mobile devices. Product highlights include Zumba® Fitness, Cooking Mama™ and Alvin and the Chipmunks. The company's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol: COOL. Majesco is headquartered in Edison, NJ with offices in San Francisco, CA, Brockhamptom, UK, and a social games development studio in Foxboro, MA. More info can be found online at majescoent.com or on Twitter.