Majesco Entertainment Company

Moby ID: 1980

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  • Majesco Sales, Inc. (from 1986 to 2005-04-10)

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Majesco was founded in 1986 and is one of the largest privately owned video game publishers in the United States. The company develops, publishes and distributes software for different platforms. The Majesco management team is led by founder and CEO Morris Sutton. Mr. Sutton’s sons, Jesse Sutton (President) and Joseph (EVP), have been with the company for more than 15 years.

The company was first known as Majesco Sales, Inc. but changed its name to Majesco Entertainment Company in April 2005.

Majesco was one of the first US third-party publishers for Nintendo's Game Boy Advance, and owns an internal development house, Pipe Dream Interactive (1999) and formed a casual game development studio in November 2007.

Credited on 263 Games from 1992 to 2021

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Geminose Animal Popstars (2021 on Nintendo Switch)
Krautscape (2016 on Macintosh, Linux, Windows)
Romans From Mars 360 (2015 on Android, Windows, iPhone)
Grapple (2015 on Windows)
Hello Kitty and Sanrio Friends Racing (2014 on Windows, Nintendo 3DS)
Air Conflicts: Vietnam - Ultimate Edition (2014 on PlayStation 4)
Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appétit! (2014 on Nintendo 3DS)
Bound by Flame (2014 on Linux, Windows, Xbox 360...)
Gardening Mama 2: Forest Friends (2014 on Nintendo 3DS)
Zumba Kids (2013 on Wii, Xbox 360)
Agent P DoofenDash (2013 on iPhone, Android, iPad)
Zumba Fitness: World Party (2013 on Wii U, Xbox One, Xbox 360...)
Romans From Mars (2013 on Windows Phone, iPad, Android...)
Costume Quest 2 (2013 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3...)
Shadow Warrior (2013 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh...)
Girl Fight (2013 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3)
Gone Home (2013 on Linux, Windows, Macintosh...)
Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff (2013 on Wii U, Xbox 360, Nintendo DS...)
Monaco: What's Yours is Mine (2013 on Linux, Windows, Xbox 360...)
Slender: The Arrival (2013 on Windows, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3...)

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History +

November 6, 2007

The company opens a casual games development studio in the Los Angeles area, headed by Bill Petro.

March 2006

The company is sued by its shareholders from the Trinad Group. They request the resignation of officers Jesse Sutton and Joey Sutton. The filing against the company and several employees mentions breaching their fiduciary duties while managing business affairs, engaging in self-dealing transactions to further their personal interests, usurping corporate opportunities, mismanaging and wasting the company's assets and using poor judgment in appointing certain officers.

January 18, 2006

After turning a loss in 2005, the company cuts 20% of its workforce, abandons major publishing in favor of value and handheld video games and consequently cancels the titles Demonik and Taxi Driver.

April 11, 2005

Company changed its name to ‘‘Majesco Entertainment Company".

April 6, 2004

Majesco puts Taldren's sci-fi action RPG Black 9 on hold. Later, it is officially cancelled.

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Company locations and contact information:

2010:

Majesco Entertainment, Inc.

160 Raritan Center Parkway

Edison, NJ 08837

USA

Phone: (732) 225-8910

Fax: (732) 225-8408

Website: www.majescoentertainment.com

1992-1999:

Majesco Sales, Inc.

244 Fernwood Avenue

Edison, NJ 08837

USA

Toll Free Phone: 1-800-826-0015

Website: www.majescosales.com

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