All-New Video Game For Wii And Nintendo DS Based On The Highly-Anticipated Theatrical Release Challenges Players’ Rhythm This Holiday Season
EDISON, N.J., December 1, 2009 – Celebrate the holidays with The Chipmunks and The Chipettes! Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising (Fox Licensing) and Bagdasarian Productions, today announced that Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel for Wii and Nintendo DS is now available at retailers nationwide. Hitting stores just weeks before Fox’s highly-anticipated theatrical release of the same name opening December 23rd, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel puts players’ rhythmic skills to the test as they jet around the world performing to packed stadiums filled with thousands of adoring fans.
Featuring award-winning songs from The Chipmunks’ library and hits from popular artists, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel lets players star as The Chipmunks, their girl-group counterparts The Chipettes, or both as they rock out on the ultimate worldwide tour. Performers can unlock and choose from a variety of pulse-pounding concert locations including 25 different venues on Wii and 11 in the Nintendo DS version.
Using the Wii Remote and Nunchuk or Nintendo DS stylus, players must keep the bands on tempo through songs that grow increasingly challenging in two modes of difficulty – Normal and Expert – to gain fans and set attendance records. Performers can also choose from a variety of gameplay modes including Multiplayer, that lets them compete against two friends on Wii or up to three friends on Nintendo DS, and Jukebox, where they can play their favorite unlocked songs while watching and singing along to music videos. Offering hours of fun for the entire family, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel lets fans of all ages boogie their way to the top this holiday season.
Developed by ImaginEngine, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel for Wii and Nintendo DS is rated E for Everyone and is available now for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.99 respectively. To watch the trailer and find out more, please visit the official site at http://www.alvinandthechipmunksgame.com/
About Bagdasarian Productions
A leading producer of high quality, family-oriented programming, Bagdasarian Productions, helmed by Ross Bagdasarian and Janice Karman, is best known for its ownership of Alvin and The Chipmunks, The Chipettes, and other related characters. Originally created in 1958, The Chipmunks are now among the very few characters with a multi-generational, international following.
About Twentieth Century FOX Licensing & Merchandising
A recognized industry leader, Twentieth Century FOX Licensing and Merchandising licenses and markets properties worldwide on behalf of Twentieth Century FOX Film Corporation, Twentieth Television and FOX Broadcasting Company, as well as third party lines. The division is aligned with Twentieth Century FOX Television, one of the top suppliers of primetime entertainment programming to the broadcast networks.
ImaginEngine is a leading brand in the development of quality children’s titles and value software. The studio is known for its award-winning, commercially successful CD-ROMs, online, and casual games. ImaginEngine specializes in creating entertaining tools and experiences for kids and adults to enjoy and use to express themselves in software and the online world. The studio has shipped over 155 titles across major learning platforms. ImaginEngine is a Foundation 9 Entertainment studio, and is located in Framingham, MA. For more information please visit: www.imaginengine.com.