EDISON, NJ--(Marketwire -08/01/12)- Take the work out of your ab workout with an electrifying soundtrack that will keep your body moving! Majesco Entertainment Company (COOL), an innovative provider of video games for the mass market, revealed today 23 licensed songs of the 40 tracks featured in Zumba® Fitness Core, the first and only video game designed to sculpt your abs within an exhilarating total body workout. The set list for this energized dance-fitness party includes a range of current chart-topping hits, era classics, exclusive re-records and genre-blending fusion tracks that together with 17 new Zumba® original songs, deliver the most diverse range of dance styles of any Zumba® Fitness game to date -- 33 in all!
"Music is an integral part of Zumba's unique appeal given players can truly lose themselves in the rhythm as they party themselves into shape," said Liz Buckley, General Manager of the Zumba® Fitness video game franchise, Majesco Entertainment. "Our community asked for a mix of licensed tracks and Zumba original music to drive their workout and Core answers that demand with an impressive range of rhythms across 40 songs and 33 different dance styles. This unparalleled depth of dance styles is as distinctive as the targeted ab choreography in the game and underlines our commitment to breaking new ground in the interactive fitness space."
The Zumba® Fitness Core soundtrack is loaded with licensed tracks, hot artists and contagious Zumba® originals across a wide array of genres including:
- Anane featuring Mr. Vegas "Shake It"
- Bob Marley "Jammin'"
- Carlinhos Brown "Magalenha"
- Charlotte Swing Orchestra "Jump, Jive and Wail" (high energy re-record of the original hit song)
- Daler Mehndi "Ho Jayegi Balle Balle"
- Don Omar "Zumba"
- Enrique Iglesias "Bailamos"
- Grace Potter and the Nocturnals "Paris (Ooh La La)"
- Jupiter "Boogie Shoes" (re-record of KC's iconic 70s original)
- Karmin "Broken Hearted"
- Kat DeLuna "Drop it Low"
- K-liber4 life "Balans"
- Mara "Crazy Love"
- Naked Rhythm "Mirage"
- Nayer featuring Pitbull "Suavemente (Kiss Me)"
- Orchestre Baka de Gbine "Gati Bongo"
- Robert Randolph and the Family Band "Ain't Nothing Wrong with That"
- Ryan Franks "Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairies"
- Sean Paul "Roll Wid Di Don" (track just released in the U.S.)
- Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy "Jhoom"
- Spice and Company "Lift Ya Leg Up"
- The Donnas "Dancing with Myself" (exclusive new studio recording of Billy Idol's song with Samba fusion)
- Tiesto "Nyana"
The newest addition to the hit Zumba® Fitness video game franchise that has sold more than seven million copies worldwide, Zumba® Fitness Core features 40 new songs and routines, 33 international dance styles from around the world and hot new choreography that's designed to sculpt stronger abs through an exhilarating total body workout. Party your abs off™ as celebrity Zumba® instructors guide you through routines set to contagious new Zumba® originals and a broader mix of smash hits from popular artists. Choose from 45 different pre-set classes (30 in the Wii™ version), or customize your workout to suit your preference. Skip the crunches and dance your way to tight, toned abs with this innovative new interactive fitness experience!
Developed by Zoë Mode, Zumba® Fitness Core is expected to launch October 2012 for the Wii™ system from Nintendo and Kinect™ for Xbox 360®. Pre-order the game online at GameStop.com and find out more at www.ZumbaFitnessGame.com.
About Zumba® Fitness, LLC
Zumba® Fitness is a global lifestyle brand that fuses fitness, entertainment and culture into an exhilarating dance-party workout. Coined "fitness-parties," Zumba® classes blend upbeat world rhythms with easy-to-follow choreography, which provide effective, total-body workouts. Founded in 2001, the company is now the largest branded fitness program in the world -- reporting more than 12 million weekly class participants, in over 110,000 locations, across more than 125 countries. In addition to its original Zumba® program, the company also offers a range of specialty classes, including Zumba Gold® (for active older adults), Zumba® Toning (body-sculpting class that uses maraca-like Toning Sticks), Aqua Zumba® (the ultimate "pool party" workout), Zumbatomic® (Zumba routines for kids), Zumba Sentao™ (chair-based Zumba class that strengthens, balances and stabilizes the core) and Zumba® in the Circuit (a 30-minute workout that combines signature Zumba® moves with circuit training at timed intervals). The Zumba® fitness lifestyle is rounded out by the company's many consumer product offerings, including DVD sets, music collections, multi-seasonal apparel and footwear, video games, Fitness-Concert™ events and a lifestyle magazine. For more information about Zumba Fitness programs and products, or to find a live class, visit zumba.com and find us on Facebook and Twitter.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Majesco Entertainment Company is a leading developer and publisher of video games for the mass market. Building on more than 20 years of operating history, the company is focused on developing and publishing a wide range of casual and family oriented video games on all leading console and handheld platforms as well as online, social networks and mobile devices. Product highlights include Zumba® Fitness, Cooking Mama™ and Alvin and the Chipmunks. The company's shares are traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol: COOL. Majesco is headquartered in Edison, NJ with offices in San Francisco, CA, Brockhampton, UK, and a social games development studio in Foxboro, MA. More info can be found online at majescoent.com or on Twitter.
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