MINNEAPOLIS, Jan 13, 2010 -- THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI), today announced that an iPhone version of the highly popular WWE ® SmackDown ® vs. Raw ® 2010 video gameis now available for worldwide download on iTunes for $4.99. With a multitude of game features and modes, 11 WWE Superstars and an extremely high level of personal customization, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 gives fans the best on-the-go WWE action for the iPhone.
"The mobile game version of WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 is a perfect complement to the franchise as it blends great WWE action with an extremely high level of customization," said Adam Comiskey, Vice President, THQ Wireless. "WWE fans, sports fans and action enthusiasts will absolutely love the depth and pace of the game."
About WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2010 allows players to create their own Superstars from the ground up and rise from obscurity to become a legend as they face the Superstars of Raw, SmackDown and ECW ® . Along the way, they can adjust their Superstars' appearances, unlock new clothes, accessories, tattoos and signature moves, boost fighting capabilities and show the crowd they have what it takes to compete in a WWE ring. Additionally, players can assume the role of their favorite WWE Superstars and enter customizable Exhibition matches for pick-up-and-play action. The virtual WWE video game experience has never looked or felt better on a mobile phone!
- <*>Features 11 real-life Superstars from Raw, SmackDown and ECW.*> <*>Compete in six WWE arenas, including Summerslam ® and Survivor Series ® .*> <*>Utilize on-screen Action Icons to monitor options at any point in the game.*> <*>Create Superstars - and develop them further as new options become gradually unlocked throughout gameplay.*> <*>Explore a comprehensive Career Mode with easy entry, coupled with constantly expanding options and choices.*>
About World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content 52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family-friendly, PG content across all of its platforms, including television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and publishing. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries and 30 languages and reaches more than 500 million homes worldwide. The company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, London, Shanghai, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto. Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide.
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 Warsand 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. THQ Wireless is a registered trademark of THQ Wireless Inc. THQ is a registered trademark of THQ Inc.
All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, trademarks, copyrights and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. and its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.
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