Publisher Majesco has revealed its line-up for next week's E3 Media Summit in Los Angeles, headlined by Wii titles such as Blast Works
and Furu Furu Park
, and also including Xbox 360 title Kengo: Legend of the 9
and a large number of casual-oriented DS games.
The company is particularly highlighting Blast Works: Build, Fuse & Destroy
for the Wii, explaining of the recently announced title: "Developed by Budcat Creations and based on the popular Tumiki Fighters
online game, Blast Works
is a side-scrolling shooter that lets players build their own game by creating custom levels, ships and enemy ships. This "sticky" geometric shooter also lets players absorb the pieces and weapons of destroyed enemy ships to bolster their own defenses during battle and transform into boss-sized ships."
In addition, the firm will be showing Furu Furu Park
on the Wii. Developed by Taito and 505 Games, Furu Furu Park
is a collection of 30 stylized arcade games that take advantage of the Wii Remote's range of motion. Included amongst them are mini-games based on classics like Arkanoid
and Bubble Bobble
, alongside less well-known titles such as Super Karate, Sonic Blastman 20XX
and Safe Cracker
Majesco will be showcasing its first Xbox 360 title, Kengo: Legend of the 9
. Players assume the role of nine famous samurai warriors as they fight through feudal Japan. Developed by Genki, the game includes four gameplay modes including: a story-driven single player Main Mode, specific timed challenges in Mission Mode, 2-player head-to-head Combat Mode, and Xbox Live Leaderboard that lets gamers pit AI profiles against one another via Xbox Live.
In addition, Majesco's full line-up on the Nintendo DS includes:
- Nancy Drew and the Deadly Secret of Olde World Park
: The world's most recognizable teen sleuth makes her handheld debut in this interactive mystery from Gorilla Games.
- Zoo Hospital
: Step into the role of veterinary intern at a world-famous zoo and help diagnose and treat a wide variety of exotic animals from adorable chimps to deadly komodo dragons.
- Holly Hobbie & Friends
: Featuring the girl with heart, Holly Hobbie, and her best friends Carrie and Amy, Holly Hobbie & Friends
lets players enjoy themed mini-games that include: cooking, biking, dancing, designing posters, dressing up and more.
- Turn It Around
: Players must master the Touch Screen turn wheel in 24 arcade-style games including Elevator Action and Packed Train.
- Operation: Vietnam
: Developed by Coyote Console, Operation: Vietnam
drops players into the war-torn jungles of Vietnam as they try to escape enemy territory with their squad of four soldiers.
- The Wild West
: This action shooter incorporates both 2D and 3D levels in Touch Screen shoot outs on the untamed frontier.
"With video games a premier source of entertainment for an increasingly diversified audience, our fall lineup is designed to be extremely accessible to the mainstream consumer," said Ken Gold, vice president of Marketing, Majesco. "From popular licenses to our own IP, Majesco will continue to identify opportunities that offer exceptional content and value."