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Majesco Launches 'My Hero' Franchise - Screens

by Rainier on May 19, 2009 @ 1:17 p.m. PDT

In the new My Hero adventure simulation franchise, players experience firsthand the heroic acts of the role models they look up to - a daring astronaut, a courageous firefighter, and a life-saving doctor - by completing a variety of challenging missions relating to each profession.

In this new adventure simulation franchise, players experience firsthand the heroic acts of the role models they look up to - a daring astronaut, a courageous firefighter, and a life-saving doctor - by completing a variety of challenging missions relating to each profession.

"Every generation has its own champions, but certain professions, by their very nature, consistently produce the real-life heroes that youth always look up to," said Gui Karyo, Executive Vice President of Operations for Majesco. "Majesco's new My Hero product line lets players experience what it's like to be the brave and committed role models they admire within a fun, Touch Screen adventure format."

My Hero: Astronaut

In My Hero: Astronaut, players take on the role of a new recruit in the United States of West on a quest to lead their team to victory by conquering space first before their rivals do. On an expedition to Mars, players will pilot a Space Rover, Space Shuttle, and Lunar Lander as they blast off through over 40 different missions. Activities include landing on a space station, repairing satellites, destroying meteors on a collision course with Earth, and much more. For every mission successfully completed, players also earn medals and receive special gameplay bonuses.

Features:

  • 8 awe-inspiring chapters with more than 40 missions that will have you flying through space and embarking on a long-term expedition on Mars
  • Breathtaking and realistic space graphics for a more immersive experience
  • Easy to play and intuitive interface using the Nintendo DSTM stylus throughout
  • Take control of an assortment of vehicles like the Space Rover, Space Shuttle, and the Lunar Lander and safely pilot them through rocky cliffs, wind, satellites, and meteors!
  • Watch your oxygen levels as you freely move around in space or when you explore the surface of mysterious planets on foot to collect samples and complete other tasks
  • Unlock medals and bonuses that are viewable in the Space Museum after successful completion of missions

My Hero: Firefighter

The Nintendo DS stylus becomes a hose, axe and extendable ladder in My Hero: Firefighter. Players must drive fire engines swiftly and safely through crowded city streets and react quickly to house fires, chemical explosions, and forest fires in 13 hazardous missions. By putting out raging fires and courageously saving people and animals, players earn awards for their bravery, move up the ranks to Captain, and acquire upgraded trucks and equipment. Players also learn real fire safety tips and how to react appropriately in dangerous situations.

Features

  • Immersive graphics and storyline with 13 diverse and replayable missions
  • Easy to play and intuitive interface using the Nintendo DSTM stylus throughout
  • Use real firefighting equipment like the fire hose, axe, gas mask, and extendable ladder
  • Feel the burn while using your courage and skills to save people and animals from dangerous circumstances like house fires, forest fires and chemical explosions
  • Reach higher ranks by successfully completing missions, and unlock truck and equipment upgrades allowing you to customize your experience
  • Drive quickly and safely through city streets, avoiding crashing into other cars, on your way to thrilling challenges
  • Learn real fire safety tips and how to react when in hazardous situations

My Hero: Doctor

In My Hero: Doctor, players take on the role of a doctor's apprentice as they manage 10 major medical emergencies by utilizing the microphone and stylus as an all-in-one medical tool. Players will treat and cure patients by using real medical equipment to help scan for fractures, inject medication, and apply a defibrillator. By successfully maneuvering the ambulance around obstacles on their way to aiding the sick and saving lives, players unlock upgrades and earn awards as they progress in their medical career.

Features:

  • Interactive use of the stylus and mic in 10 intense…heart stopping, replayable missions that will test your skills as a doctor!
  • Scan for fractures, resuscitate using CPR or mouth-to-mouth, remove foreign bodies like bee stings or sea-urchins, carefully inject medication, and if things get real hairy, use the defibrillator. CLEAR!
  • Work with real medical supplies like bandages, gauze, pliers and syringes to restore your patients’ health
  • Race to destinations in day and night modes while avoiding obstacles to receive time bonuses
  • Reach checkpoints and receive the Siren Super Bonus to gain turbo speed and make cars move out of your way
  • Complete missions quickly and flawlessly to earn gold medals and land a spot in the Hall of Fame
  • Unlock 3 different ambulances as you play

My Hero: Astronaut and My Hero: Firefighter are expected to launch in August, while My Hero: Doctor will release this December. Produced by Game Life, each of the My Hero brand games has a suggested retail price of only $19.99.

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