EDISON, N.J., September 1, 2005 â€“ Americaâ€™s favorite invertebrates are slithering back into the gaming arena as Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content, today announced Worms 4: Mayhem for the Xbox Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PC. Developed by Team 17, the newest strategy game from the popular Worms series will be available this fall for the suggested retail price of $19.99.
â€œThis year, the successful Worms series celebrates 10 years of delighting gamers both young and old with its unique and comical approach to interactive strategy games,â€ said Ken Gold, Vice President of Marketing for Majesco. â€œFor the first time in the series, players will now be able to customize their worms and weapons, making Worms 4: Mayhem the most exciting installment to date.â€
Worms 4: Mayhem promisesnew,innovative worm-versus-worm warfare. Players can create a fully customizable team of up to six worms in numerous environments and modes including multiplayer battles for up to four players. The game also includes a new weapons factory, allowing players to blow up their opponents in explosive new ways.
Additional game play highlights include:
Multiple game modes, including the 25-mission Story mode, Multiplayer via Xbox Live Â® or GameSpy (PC), Network Play, and Challenge modes;
Customizing the game by creating your own Worm team, with its own unique look, sound, and playing style;
Unique new weapons such as the Tail Nail, Poison Arrow and the all-new Sniper Rifle;
Random level generator that creates huge, varied and vibrant themed levels, making each level a unique playing experience;
Unlocking various trophies and secrets as you destroy your opponent in more and more creative ways;
3D world with all of the hallmarks of the original 2D game.
Additional information on Worms 4: Mayhem can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Headquartered in Edison, NJ, Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) is an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content. The Company's diverse product lineup includes forthcoming video games such as Aeon Flux â„¢, JAWS â„¢ Unleashed and Infectedâ„¢ for the PSPâ„¢ (PlayStation Â®Portable), as well as digital entertainment products like Frogger Â® TV Arcade. Utilizing its proprietary video compression technology, Majesco now offers Game Boy Â® Advance Video versions of the beloved DreamWorks Animation movies Shrek, Shrek 2 and Shark Tale. More information about Majesco can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com.
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