January 30, 2008
Cooking Mama Franchise Sales Reach 1.6 Million
Mama just keeps on cookin’! Majesco
Entertainment Company today announced that the award-winning Cooking Mama
franchise has reached sales of 1.6 million units in the United States. Franchise
titles include: the original Cooking Mama game for Nintendo DS that launched in
September 2006 and has sold more than 1 million units; Cooking Mama: Cook Off
for the Wii console that launched in April 2007; and Cooking Mama 2: Dinner with
Friends that released pre-holiday in November 2007.
"The success of Cooking Mama has been akin to
catching lightning in a bottle," said Jesse Sutton, Chief Executive Officer,
Majesco. "A unique concept, iconic main character and gameplay execution that
fully utilizes the stylus and Wii Remote have proved to be a winning
combination. We appreciate the continued support from all of Mama’s fans and
look forward to launching the fourth title in the franchise later this year."
Look for Mama’s latest game, Cooking Mama 2:
Dinner with Friends on the Nintendo MLB Spring Training Tour this February and
March in Arizona.
The upcoming sequel to the best-selling Cooking
Mama: Cook Off game for the Wii is due out later this year. Game details will be
released shortly. For additional information on the Cooking Mama franchise,