Majesco annouced today that the official release date for the upcoming DS title, Gardening Mama, had been set for March 31, 2009. Gardening Mama was developed by the same team that created the blockbuster Cooking Mama titles.
EDISON, N.J., March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ:COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, today announced that Gardening Mama for Nintendo DS(TM) will ship on March 31st. Developed by Cooking Mama Limited, the team that created the award-winning Cooking Mama franchise that has sold 3.7 million units domestically, Gardening Mama stars the iconic culinary cutie in the first ever gardening game. Gamers anxious to get growing can download a playable demo currently in approximately 10,000 Nintendo kiosks at major retailers nationwide.
Gardening Mama transforms the stylus into a universal gardening tool that players will use to plant, nurture and harvest 37 different varieties of flowers, fruits and vegetables. Gamers can manage their garden through the seeding, blooming and maturation phases, and then produce items from the plants they’ve grown. A robust multiplayer mode lets up to four friends compete to grow the biggest harvest and Treasure Box mode lets players share items they’ve grown with online friends. In addition, players can change Mama’s outfit to their liking while customizing the screen design to their preference.
Gardening Mama will launch March 31st for a suggested retail price of $29.99. To watch the gameplay trailer and learn more, please visit theofficial site at www.gardeningmama.com.