& SCHUSTER INTERACTIVE AND PIPE DREAM INTERACTIVE DELIVER
‘M&Ms® MINIs® MADNESS’ GAME BOY® COLOR DEMO FOR
PLAY ON PERSONAL COMPUTERS
YORK, NY, November 29, 2000 – Simon & Schuster Interactive and Pipe
Dream Interactive have teamed up to deliver an Internet-based demo for
M&Ms® MINIs® Madness. Based upon Pipe Dream Interactive’s proprietary
technology, fans of M&Ms and video gamers everywhere can now download a
level of the Game Boy® Color game, M&Ms® MINIs® Madness, for play on
their personal computers.
Dream Interactive continually strives to develop and introduce technologies
which allow us to more effectively market interactive properties, as well as
leverage them into new areas,” said Dan Kitchen, Vice President of Hand-Held
Development for Pipe Dream Interactive. “The ability to play a Game Boy game
on a personal computer is an example of introducing a complimentary
demographic to a new platform.”
M&M’s® MINIs® Madness download is currently “live” and can be
downloaded from the Official M&Ms® at http://www.m-ms.com/lostform/demo.html.
demo will consist of a single level that players may either play over the
Internet or download to their PC. In the demo, players assume the character of
Red, Yellow, Green or Blue as they attempt to shut down the factory circuit
breaker. Scattered throughout the level are hidden items, such as a
skateboard, to help the M&M’s® throughout their quest.
by Pipe Dream Interactive, M&M’s® MINIs® Madness for Game Boy® Color
is scheduled for release in November. For more information on M&M’s®
MINIs® Madness, visit the official M&Ms® web site at http://www.m-ms.com/
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best-selling parody "Deer Avenger" series, and numerous
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in 1986 and based in Edison, NJ, Majesco, Inc. is a leading developer,
publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products for a variety
of gaming platforms. Most recently, Majesco’s internal development studio,
Pipe Dream Interactive, released Frogger 2, and Rogue Spear for the Dreamcast,
the sequel to its best-seller, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six. Majesco, Inc and
Pipe Dream Interactive can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.majescosales.com/.