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Majesco Brings Disney Shows to GBA Video

November 29, 2004, 10:08 am PST
Total comments: 2

Lilo & Stitch and other series head for the portable format.

Majesco Secures Game Boy Advance Video Rights to Disney Properties

EDISON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2004--Majesco (OTC BB: MJSH), a provider of diversified offerings and content for digital entertainment platforms, today announced it has secured the rights to apply its proprietary Game Boy(R) Advance Video technology to several Disney properties.

Under terms of the agreement with Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment, Majesco obtains the U.S. rights to publish four initial Game Boy Advance Video products based upon such well-known properties as Disney's Kim Possible, Disney's Lilo & Stitch, The Series, The Proud Family, Super Robot Monkey Team and Brandy & Mr. Whiskers. The first product, Disney Channel Collection Vol. 1, features exciting episodes of Disney's Lilo & Stitch, The Series and Kim Possible and is scheduled to ship in time for the holidays.

"Our partnership with Disney supports our ongoing plan to bring cool new content to the Game Boy Advance Video series," said Jesse Sutton, president of Majesco. "The 23 million North American Game Boy Advance owners can soon enjoy Disney's broad offering of family entertainment on the go."

"In keeping with the commitment to nurture future technologies, Buena Vista Home Entertainment is proud to partner with a prominent leader in the portable digital entertainment platform. We look forward to seeing the opportunities this distribution avenue presents," said Lori MacPherson, Vice President, Brand Marketing and Product Development.

Each Majesco Game Boy Advance Video title carries a suggested retail price of $19.99, and more information about the company's entire lineup can be found online at www.majescogames.com.


JonLeungNovember 29, 2004

Hooray? More GBA Video?

One of these days, I'm sure they'll move onto "DS Video" or something similar. While the DS demographic is supposed to be older, I don't see why they wouldn't try such a thing with cartoon shows, or even movies, once the DS user base becomes significant. The touch screen of the DS seems almost ideal for VCR controls and/or DVD-style chapter menus.

joshnickersonNovember 29, 2004

If the KP episode is "Bueno Nacho", I'll get gettin' this one face-icon-small-wink.gif