Majesco Entertainment Releases a boy and his blob For Wii
October 13, 2009
ENTERTAINMENT RELEASES 'A BOY AND HIS BLOB' FOR Wii
Critically Acclaimed Reimagining of NES Classic Features Hand-Drawn Animation and Touching Storyline
Majesco Entertainment Company, an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that a boy and his blob for Wii™ is available at retailers nationwide. Developed by WayForward Technologies, this reimagining of the classic Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) game is available for a new generation of fans on the 20th Anniversary of the original game. Fans new and old will be captivated by the beautiful hand-drawn art that creates a standout aesthetic. Nintendo Power called the game "stunning" and "fun," rating it 8.5 out of 10, and Game Informer awarded the "beautifully designed" game an 8 out of 10 noting it is also "charming and innovative."
"WayForward infused their unique
creative vision into a boy and his blob while remaining true to the classic
game," said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer of Majesco Entertainment. "The
result has been an overwhelmingly positive response from critics and we are
eager to get the game into the hands of a new generation of players."
After the inhabitants of Blobolonia
are taken captive by an evil emperor, one blob manages to escape in search of
help only to crash on Earth and find a young boy. Together the boy and his new
blob friend work as a team to solve 40 levels of challenging side-scrolling
adventure featuring hidden treasures, deadly monsters, perilous dangers and boss
baddies. Armed with jellybeans, the boy can transform the blob into cool and
useful items including classics like the Licorice Ladder, Apple Jack and
Tangerine Trampoline and all-new ones such as the Cream Cannon and Bubble Gum
Bubble. As the boy and his blob work together on their journey to Blobolonia,
players will be enchanted by their heartwarming tale of friendship.
a boy and his blob is rated E for Everyone and is in stores now for the suggested retail price of $39.99.