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Majesco Announces First Two Nintendo DS Titles

by Judy on Oct. 3, 2004 @ 9:52 p.m. PDT

Majesco announced two exclusive titles for the Nintendo DS system, Moonlight Fables and Nanostray. Both titles feature touch screen input, multiplayer network play and dual screen support and are scheduled for release next year.

“The Nintendo DS promises a very unique interface and an array of software features, including wireless connectivity and touch screen support,” said Jesse Sutton, President of Majesco. “We are pleased to announce our first game offerings for the Nintendo DS and look forward to creating a variety of innovative products for the system.”

Moonlight Fables is a side-scrolling, action/adventure title designed by Cyber Philharmonic Video Game Design and follows the saga of Trista Silver, a recent Strike Force officer graduate and the unwitting heir to the Wolfen Empire. Players utilize the Nintendo DS touch screen, to manipulate the phases of the moon and unlock Trista’s werewolf powers.

A 3D sci-fi shooter developed by Shin’en, Nanostray boasts a wide array of weapons, un-lockable features and game modes, as well as an online ranking system that tracks the game’s top players. Nanostray’s touch screen features will allow players to track enemy movement via interactive radar and manage the various weapons and other special pick ups.

Adds Majesco’s Chief Technology Officer, Kevin Ray, “The Nintendo DS offers developers a broad design palette and we are looking to apply the same creative approach to this platform that we did with the Game Boy Advance with our Game Boy Advance Video and Wireless technologies.”

For additional information on Moonlight Fables and Nanostray, as well as Majesco’s entire lineup of exciting entertainment products, please visit www.majescogames.com.

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