New York - June 13th, 2005 - Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc., through a licensing relationship with Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content, proudly presents the Advent Rising Original Soundtrack. The soundtrack from the newly released sci-fi action game, Advent Rising, for the XboxTM video game system from Microsoft and PC, will be released on June 28th to US retail outlets through Nile Rodgers' Sumthing Else Music Works label www.sumthing.com, the #1 record label and distributor of video game soundtracks.
The Advent Rising soundtrack features original music written and produced by famous videogame composer Tommy Tallarico, and is performed by an award-winning 70-piece Hollywood orchestra and members of a world-class tabernacle choir recorded at Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles, California.
An accomplished musician and videogame industry icon, Tommy Tallarico has been writing music for videogames for more than 15 years. His top titles include The Terminator, Earthworm Jim, Disney's Aladdin, Evil Dead, Metroid Prime, Maximo, Tomorrow Never Dies, Tony Hawk Pro-Skater and Spider-Man as well as popular game franchises such as Madden Football, Blitz Football, Pac-Man, Knockout Kings, Unreal, Mortal Kombat, Twisted Metal and Time Crisis. Tallarico was the first musician to release a videogame soundtrack worldwide (Tommy Tallarico's Greatest Hits Vol. 1 - Capital Records) and has since released five videogame soundtrack albums, including James Bond Tomorrow Never Dies.
Developed by GlyphX Games and published and distributed by Majesco Entertainment Company, Advent Rising is a third-person action adventure presented in stunning cinematic form, delivering an astounding array of gameplay experiences. The first in a trilogy of games, Advent Rising sweeps players up in an ever-evolving series of amazing events, all within a rich story created in collaboration with award-winning science fiction author Orson Scott Card. Additional information about Advent Rising can be found at www.adventtrilogy.com.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Headquartered in Edison, NJ, Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL) is an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content. The Company's three product lines include Games, which includes the recently released Advent Rising, and highly anticipated titles such as JAWSTM Unleashed and Aeon Flux; Videos, which highlights the Company's platform-independent video compression technology; and Gadgets, which includes innovative digital entertainment products like Frogger TV Arcade. More information about the Company can be found online at www.majescoentertainment.com.
About Sumthing Else Music Works, Inc.
Veteran record producer and musician Nile Rodgers started Sumthing Else Music Works (SEMW) as a nationwide record label and creative outlet for independent artists and unique musical projects. Through its affiliated company, Sumthing Distribution, SEMW prides itself on its ability to rapidly and effectively deliver to the marketplace many innovative products. In view of the successes of its previous game soundtrack releases, the company is now considered the leader in this newly emerging musical genre. Accordingly, SEMW has bolstered its commitment to enhancing gamers' overall experience by acquiring many new titles to complement its current catalog of releases.
Majesco Entertainment Company and Advent Rising are registered trademarks of Majesco Entertainment Company in the United States and/or other countries. Sumthing Else Music Works and Sumthing Distribution logos are copyright of their respective companies. All other names of products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
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