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Cooking Mama: Cook Off Rolls onto Wii
Ha, rolls! Get it? Because, you're cooking...oh, just forget it.
By Andrew Joy 03/20/2007 15:25:01 PST

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Cooking Mama: Cook Off

For those of you who experienced the short-lived fun that was the original Cooking Mama for the Nintendo DS, well, Majesco is offering up some quirky seconds. Today, Majesco announced that Cooking Mama: Cook Off has shipped for the Nintendo Wii, ensuring that you will be able to flick, twist, and wave around your Wii-mote like a madman to prepare over 50 culinary masterpieces from around the world in no time. You can read more about the Cooking Mama: Cook Off in our full preview, and your can read more about the game’s release in the full press release below:

EDISON, N.J., March 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satisfying the appetite of fans everywhere, Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL - News), an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content, today announced that Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii(TM) console has shipped to retailers nationwide. Developed by Office Create and licensed from Taito, Cooking Mama: Cook Off is a follow-up to the successful Nintendo DS(TM) game that launched in 2006.

"We are very excited to bring a unique game like Cooking Mama: Cook Off to market," said Ken Gold, vice president of Marketing. "Using the Wii Remote as a universal kitchen tool is both intuitive and fun. Combine that functionality with the multiplayer cook off feature and the result is competitive entertainment for the entire family."

Cooking Mama: Cook Off is a compelling blend of mashing, slicing, chopping and stirring as players create 55 international recipes from 300 different ingredients using the Wii Remote as a master kitchen utensil. A multiplayer mode lets budding chefs cook off in competitive mini-games to determine who can cook the fastest with the fewest mistakes. In addition, real-time effects lend authenticity to creations and help players determine when food is cooked to perfection.

Cooking Mama: Cook Off is rated E for Everyone and now available for a suggested retail price of $49.99. A launch event for the game is being held Saturday, March 31, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Nintendo World® store, 10 Rockefeller Plaza, New York City. An on site chef will be preparing snacks as gamers compete in a wide variety of in-game cooking challenges on interactive stations throughout the store. Contest winners will receive a copy of Cooking Mama: Cook Off for the Wii console and attendees can win additional prizes.

To view the game trailer and submit family recipes for your chance to win a limited edition, collectible Cook Off apron, visit http://www.cookingmamacookoff.com.

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