Majesco signs Alvin and the Chipmunks

Majesco will bring Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel to Wii and DS in December.

Developed by ImaginEngine, Alvin and The Chipmunks: The Squeakquel will hit shelves ahead of Twentieth Century Fox’s theatrical release of the same name on Christmas Day.

The first Alvin and The Chipmunks film was a box office hit that earned more than $360 million worldwide,” said Majesco CEO Jesse Sutton.

As a family movie event, the holiday sequel is positioned for similar success and we are excited to offer those fans the ability to interact with The Chipmunks and The Chipettes in a whole new way.”

For all those people who loved Alvin, Simon and Theodore in the first film, there’s even more to love in the sequel,” added senior VP of new media licensing for Fox Licensing Gary Rosenfeld.

Majesco has done a great job translating the characters and music from the film into a fun game that the whole family can enjoy together.”

The 2007 theatrical release of Alvin and The Chipmunks raked in more than $360 million in worldwide box office receipts, earning a total of $45 million in its opening weekend alone.

The DVD garnered huge success with over 12 million units sold to date, making it the No.1 selling family DVD of the year. Similar performances are expected from the sequel.

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