Nickeolodeon games bring in $1bn for THQ

THQ’s licensing partnership with Nickeolodeon has egenrated $1 billion in sales, the publisher has announced.

Over 50 million Nickeoloedon games have been shifted under the THQ label, such as its Spongebob Squarepants games.

"With the enormous popularity of Wii and DS coupled with our exceptionally diverse portfolio of Nickelodeon-based games, THQ continues to lead in family entertainment," said director of global brand management at THQ Jim Huntley.

"Featuring new forms of gameplay such as the music-based The Naked Brothers Band and the drawing-based Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition, we expect our upcoming titles to offer completely new ways for families to play together.

The company also announced its 2008 Nickelodeon line-up, which is scheduled for release in the autumn across Wii, DS and PS2.

The full list reads: The Naked Brothers Band: The Videogame (working title), Drawn to Life: SpongeBob SquarePants Edition, Avatar – The Last Airbender: Into the Inferno, SpongeBob SquarePants featuring Nicktoons: Globs of Doom, Tak and the Guardians of Gross and Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games (working title).

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