FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
2nd October 2007, WOKING, UK,– THQ Wireless (wholly owned by THQ Inc) today announced that four multiplayer mobile games will appear on T-Mobile’s UK‘Games LIVE’ service, from October 2007 onwards.
Games being offered to T-Mobile users include Top Trumps: Star Wars, Top Trumps: MotoGP, and Top Trumps Football Legends, offering the first major convergence of classic battle card games on mobile, providing mobile users with an opportunity to play online multiplayer gaming battles.
Now available on mobile in the UK for the first time with T-Mobile is the ever-popular and critically acclaimed Worms. Worms has offered millions of people worldwide with countless fun destroying their worm opponents with grenades, rocket launchers and other exciting weapons
The new offering is powered by connected gaming service provider Terraplay, using their Global Gaming Network to provide in-game billing, community features and multiplayer connectivity. The games will be priced at£1 and includes your first 24 hours rental, after 24 hours, you can choose to rent for 1 days at£1, 2 days at£2 or a whole week for just£3. The games will appear on the Terraplay powered games community site, Games LIVE, on T-Mobile.
Adam Comiskey, THQ Wireless International VP commented“The Top Trumps series has consistently delivered classic competitive gameplay that has seen worldwide commercial success. Being able to bring the live entertainment of competitive elements to mobile games is the next step in consumer proposition for us.”
Sven Hålling, CEO of Terraplay commented“Worms Multiplayer is a game that we have wanted to get onto the Terraplay Global Gaming Network for a long time, and THQ has managed to achieve a very good connected experience in both Worms and the Top Trumps games”.
Neil Holroyd, T-Mobile UK Games Manager, says“These are the first major online multiplayer games to on Games LIVE and offer T-Mobile customers addictively fun games and a gaming experience never before seen in the UK”
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About THQ Wireless
THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI), is a global leader in mobile entertainment, offering a wide range of wireless products, including games, personalization products, information services and messaging based on top brands such as the WWE, Star Wars and popular Nickelodeon properties. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, THQ Wireless has offices worldwide, in addition to distribution agreements through wireless carriers across the globe. Further information can be found at www.thqwireless.com.
Terraplay operates the Global Gaming Network, enabling game publishers, network operators and service providers to tie their games offerings to a global gaming community and deliver revenue-generating connected gaming services across all channels. We offer a complete solution for mobile connected gaming, including white label community sites, content download, in-game payment and multiplayer. For more information please visit www.terraplay.com. Contact: Sven Hålling, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org +46 705 82 53 23
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