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Games publisher to release squid based puzzler

Braintree – February, 2009 – Published by Midas Interactive Entertainment, Octomania brings multiplayer puzzle action to the Nintendo Wii™. Midas’ new title, slated for a Q2 2009 release, promises to test players physical and mental dexterity in this addictive puzzler.

The game is set in the land of Lonronpia, which has been over-run by thousands of octopi summoned accidentally by an apprentice magician. Players will be tasked with undoing this dark magic and ridding the land of hordes of invading octopi.

Using the intuitive Nintendo Wii control system players need to move octopi in colour coded sequences to unleash multiple combo chains and special attacks. Gameplay is fast and furious as you use brain and brawn to vanquish these colourful and zany octopi foes across emerging levels of difficulty.

Multiple game modes are available including story mode, arcade mode and ‘Endless’ mode, which test both speed and endurance as you work through Octomania’s myriad of challenging puzzles. Octomania can also be enjoyed by family, friends in Local Co-op, Versus modes and against players worldwide in online WFC multiplayer mode.

Head of Sales, Sam Collins said “The puzzle game genre is a hugely popular with a wide demographic, appealing to both hardcore and casual gamers. Octomania is one of the most addictive puzzle games in the genre and has already enjoyed huge success in the Japanese and American markets.

For further information on Octomania and Midas’ full range of games, visit www.midasinteractive.com

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About Midas Interactive
Midas Interactive Entertainment Ltd, based at Braintree, Essex, United Kingdom, is a leading European publisher and developer of video games for all major gaming platforms, including Nintendo DS, Playstation Portable, PlayStation 2 and PC.
Midas has established market leading budget ranges on the major console formats. The company mantra is to offer the best possible value for money in the market place and have a range that has the widest possible market appeal.
The Midas formula works with total PlayStation sales exceeding 11 million units in Europe alone. The future for Midas is to grow and improve the current ranges while ensuring that the demands of the next generation of gaming platforms are met. www.midasinteractive.com
About Majesty House

Majesty House is a newly established holding company looking after a group of companies operating within the entertainment industry. These companies are Midas Interactive Entertainment Ltd, Ghostlight Ltd, and Laughing Jackal Ltd (a development and testing studio).

The primary role of Majesty House is to firmly establish the Majesty House Group in the entertainment sector and deliver a profitable, vertically integrated business model.

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