THQ and THQ*ICE to Grant Lucky Dragonica Online Player a $10,000 Wish

Agoura Hills, CA– February 8, 2010– THQ Inc. and THQ*ICE LLC, the recently launched joint venture between THQ and ICE Entertainment focusing on free-to-play online games, are ready to grant your $10,000 wish! To celebrate the new events and in-game content coming this year to the free-to-play MMO game Dragonica Online, THQ and THQ*ICE have launched the‘Wish Big for 2010 Sweepstakes’.

Entering to win your $10,000 wish is easy! Visit the Wish Big for 2010 Sweepstakes home page and register for a free THQ*ICE Passport ID, then submit your wish worth up to $10,000. (You do not need to be a new user to enter.) THQ*ICE will randomly select one lucky wish to fulfill when a total of 10,000 fans are following Dragonica Online on Twitter or have become a fan of Dragonica Online on Facebook.*

Entrants can use their THQ*ICE Passport ID to play Dragonica Online, the free-to-play MMO that is breathing new life into traditional side-scrolling MMOs. Developed by Barunson Interactive, Dragonica Online is setin a world of dragons and magic and takes adventurers across the windswept land of El Grego to the far reaches of the world. Gorgeous visuals complement lightning fast combat while 3D battlegrounds let you get the upper hand on opponents. Don’t forget to check out how to win some special premium in-game items by participating in Dragonica Online’s various events including Slay A Monster A Day Event and Referral Program.

Dragonica Online is the only fantasy action massively multiplayer game that merges innovative 3D side scrolling gameplay, arcade combat and a comical, yet devastating, skill system into a single MMO. Dragonica Online is rated E10+ for Everyone over the age of 10.

For more information on THQ*ICE please visit: www.thqice.com. For more information about THQ please visit: www.thq.com.

*Or April 10, 2010, whichever event occurs first.

About THQ*ICE LLC

THQ*ICE LLC is an online games operator specializing in casual massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. As a joint venture between THQ Inc. and ICE Entertainment, THQ*ICE combines THQ's product development and retail publishing expertise with ICE's technology and service operations experience. THQ*ICE is dedicatedto building an online platform of high quality games and premium content featuring free-to-play, micro transaction models. Dragonica Online and its respective logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ*ICE LLC in the U.S.

About THQ

THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ and the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be "forward-lookingstatements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as "THQ"), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the collectible prepaid cards for the Dragonica Online video game, and are based upon management's current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, produ cts or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ's financial results, described in other documents thatTHQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2009, and particularly the discussion of risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

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