THQ ANNOUNCES WWE® ’13 “BE ON THE COVER” FACEBOOK APPLICATION

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Woking, UK. - October 24, 2012 - THQ Inc. today announced consumers will have a unique opportunity to “live the revolution” with WWE® 13 , the forthcoming release from the revolutionary WWE flagship videogame franchise, through release of the “Be on the Cover” Facebook application.  Inspired by WWE ’13 cover Superstar CM Punk®, the Promethium Marketing-designed application, available at facebook.com/WWEgames, will invite consumers to create and print their own WWE ’13 cover artwork, as well as share their designs on Facebook with others from around the world.

The WWE ’13 “Be on the Cover” creation process entails the following simple user steps:

  • Step 1: Import a photo from a personal Facebook gallery or take an instant photo using a webcam.
  • Step 2: Position the photo in the provided frame, which includes the WWE ’13 logo.
  • Step 3: Edit the image as desired using eraser and brush tools.
  • Step 4: Select a platform preference – Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system or Wii
  • Step 5: Choose how to show off the created cover artwork:
    • Share the image with friends on Facebook
    • Create a unique Facebook timeline cover photo and profile photo
    • Save and print the image file – then insert into a WWE ’13 game cover for a whole new look
 

WWE ’13 is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation ® 3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ system from Nintendo, with a scheduled release date of November 2, 2012 in the UK.  For more information, please visit wwe.thq.com, facebook.com/WWEgames and twitter.com/WWEgames.

About WWE ’13

Positioned to offer the most authentic, extensive and fervent experience to date, WWE ’13 will transform gameplay through WWE Live , a brand-new audio and presentation system designed to produce the most authentic and vibrant commentary, sound effects and crowd participation levels ever heard in a WWE videogame.  In addition, players will experience the atmosphere, spectacle and fervor of a WWE live event through attention-grabbing Spectacular Moments, including ring breaks and barricade crashes. 

WWE ’13 will also debut a franchise-first single player campaign based on an unparalleled and groundbreaking period in WWE history: the “Attitude Era.”  Set during a time of pure raucousness, grandiose personalities and colossal revolution, players will focus on eight purveyors of attitude during the famed television “Monday Night Wars,” including WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin®.

Predator Technology 2.0, driven by new animations, transitions and modified controls, will return to deliver intelligent, fluid and engaging WWE action, resulting in a smoother gameplay experience than its predecessors.  As well, the popular career-style mode, WWE Universe, will dynamically introduce matches, alliances, rivalries and unpredictable moments based on player decisions along the path toward becoming a WWE champion.

WWE ’13 will feature the franchise’s industry-defining Creation Suite, enabling players to develop and customize Superstars, entrances, arenas, finishing moves, storylines, highlight reels and more, as well as share and download creations with others from around the world.  Furthermore, they will compete with a vast array of WWE Superstars and “Attitude Era” luminaries from the largest roster in franchise history, including cover Superstar CM Punk, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena®, Sheamus®, Undertaker®, Mankind®, Chris Jericho®, Big Show®, Mark Henry®, The Miz® and Mike Tyson (the latter available via pre-order through participating retailers while supplies last).  Along with to-be-announced features, a comprehensive roster reveal, downloadable content and big surprises, WWE ’13 is poised to live a revolution all its own.

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MEDIA CONTACT: 

Simon Miller, THQ, 01483 754139, simon.miller@thq.com

 


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