Advent Rising Trailer During Episode 3 [05/11/05]

The following is a press release from ElectricArtists:


In-Theater Commercial to Debut Before 'Star Wars: Episode III-Revenge of the Sith'

EDISON, N.J.,- Majesco Entertainment Company (NASDAQ: COOL), an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content, today unveiled the details of its aggressive marketing campaign for Advent Rising, one of the Company's acclaimed premium titles shipping to national retail outlets on May 31.

Highlighting the campaign are two high-profile activities designed and optimized for greatest consumer impact:

  • Cinematic in-theater commercial premiering May 19 in front of the Star Wars: Episode III movie on thousands of screens nationwide, including Regal Cinemas, United Artists Theaters, Edwards Theaters, AMC Theaters and Loews Theaters. The trailer reveals a sampling of the game's original musical score created by a 70-piece Hollywood union orchestra led by Emmy Award-winning conductor, Mark Watters;
  • $1,000,000 "Race to Save Humanity" play and win contest starting June 9 and offering the first 500,000 consumers who purchase Advent Rising on Xbox the chance to win hundreds of prizes, including a grand prize of one million dollars. Other prize partners include SoBe Beverages, Radica and Brady Games. The promotion is supported across the advertising campaign and includes a radio buy in the top 20 markets. The contest is open only to US and Canadian residents (void in MD, VT and in Quebec) who are 13 years or older. The contest ends August 15. Complete contest rules can be found online at beginning May 31.

"One of our key corporate initiatives is to support our products with innovative promotions and strong marketing," said Ken Gold, vice president of Marketing for Majesco Entertainment. "In support of that, we have created an unrivaled and far-reaching campaign that includes in-theater advertising and our $1,000,000 'Race to Save Humanity' promotion with Xbox Live, both of which compliment our traditional media buy and in-store programs."

Advent Rising is shipping May 31 for the Xbox video game system from Microsoft and June 30 for PC. Additional information about the game can be found online at

- - Kinderfeld

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