|1.||What is THQ Inc.?|
| ||THQ Inc. is one of the world's leading independent developers and publishers of interactive entertainment software with fiscal 2009 revenue in excess of $800 million. We publish our games for all popular gaming systems, including Microsoft's Xbox 360®, Sony' PLAYSTATION®3, PlayStation®2 and PSP®; Nintendo’s Wii™ and DS™, Windows PC; and wireless devices. Some of THQ's best-known games are based on popular fighting brands such as UFC® 2009 Undisputed™ and WWE® SmackDown® vs. Raw®; original properties such as Company of Heroes®, de Blob®, MX vs. ATV™, Red Faction® and Saints Row®; and kids and family brands such as DreamWorks Animation, Marvel Entertainment, Disney•Pixar and Nickelodeon ™.|
|2.||When and where was THQ incorporated?|
| ||THQ was reincorporated in Delaware in 1997. The company was originally incorporated in New York in 1989 under the name Trinity Acquisition Corporation, which changed its name in 1991 to T.HQ, Inc. through a merger with T.HQ, Inc., a California corporation. |
|3.||What does "THQ" stand for?
| ||"THQ" used to stand for Toy Head-Quarters, reflecting the Company's early focus as a toy manufacturer. However, since 1994 the Company has focused exclusively on the development and publishing of video games. |
|4.||Where is THQ located?|
| ||THQ's executive offices are at 29903 Agoura Road in Agoura Hills, California 91301. Agoura Hills is approximately 30 miles north of Los Angeles in the West San Fernando Valley. The company also has international offices in Europe and Asia Pacific. |
|5.||Who is THQ's management team?|
| ||Click here for management biographies.
|6.||Where does THQ's stock trade?|
| ||THQ's stock is traded on The NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol THQI. |
|7.||When was THQ's initial public offering?|
| ||THQ went public on August 1, 1991, on the NASDAQ Small-Cap Market. It moved to the NASDAQ National Market in 1994 and to the NASDAQ Global Select Market on July 1, 2006. |
|8.||Which financial analysts currently publish reports on THQ?|
| ||Click here for a list of the analysts that cover THQI.
|9.||What kinds of video games does THQ publish?
| ||THQ publishes a full spectrum of games for all ages. The company's Core Games include fighting, racing and original titles such as WWE® SmackDown® vs. Raw®; UFC® 2009 Undisputed™, MX vs. ATV™, Company of Heroes®, Red Faction®, Saints Row® and Warhammer® 40,000™: Dawn of War®; and its Kids, Family and Casual titles include Marvel® Super Hero Squad™, de Blob®, DisneyoPixar's Cars and Up, and Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants™. |
|10.||What are THQ's key licenses and brands?
| ||THQ holds exclusive long-term license agreements with major media companies: World Wrestling Entertainment, Zuffa, LLC, DisneyoPixar, Dreamworks Animation, Games Workshop, Marvel Entertainment and Nickelodeon. Popular videogame titles under these brands include UFC® 2009 Undisputed™, WWE® SmackDown® vs. Raw®; Disney/Pixar's Cars and Up; Nickelodeon's SpongeBob SquarePants™; and Games Workshop's Warhammer® 40,000™. THQ's key original brands include Company of Heroes®, de Blob®, MX vs. ATV™, Red Faction® and Saints Row®.|
|11.||Where can I buy THQ's video games?
| ||THQ's retail customers include Wal-Mart, GameStop, Target, Best Buy, Toys "R" Us and other national and regional retailers, discount stores chains and specialty retailers. |
|12.||Does THQ offer any online games?
| ||Many of THQ’s games include an online play component. We are working with Shanda Interactive Entertainment Limited to bring Company of Heroes® online in mainland China. We also have a massively multiplayer online (MMO) game in development based on the Warhammer® 40,000™ universe.|
|13.||When is THQ's year-end?
| ||Effective April 1, 2006, THQ began reporting its fiscal year on a 52/53-week period. Beginning with the fiscal year ending March 31, 2007, THQ’s fiscal year ends on the Saturday nearest March 31. |
|14.||When will THQ announce financial results?
| ||THQ generally reports earnings about five weeks after the close of the quarter in an interim quarter and roughly six to eight weeks after the close of fiscal year-end.|
|15.||How can I be added to THQ's distribution list for press releases and other company information by e-mail?|
| ||To receive THQ press releases, e-mail investor relations at email@example.com with your request. |
|16.||How do I order a copy of THQ's current investor kit?
| ||To receive a package including THQ's current annual report and securities filings, product release information, management bios and news, e-mail investor relations at firstname.lastname@example.org with your request. |
|17.||Where can I get copies of THQ's securities filings (10-Qs, 10-Ks, proxies, etc.)?
| ||THQ's securities filings are available online on our website and at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission web site www.sec.gov.|
|18.||When is THQ's next annual meeting of stockholders?
| ||THQ’s 2012 annual meeting of stockholders is scheduled for Thursday, August 23, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. Pacific and will be held at the Westlake Hyatt in Westlake Village, California.|
|19.||Does THQ offer a direct purchase plan for shares of company stock?
| ||Not at this time. If you would like to purchase THQ stock, please contact your brokerage firm.|
|20.||Who is THQ's transfer agent?
| ||Mailing Address |
Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940
Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
250 Royall Street Mailstop 1A
Canton, MA 02021
877 373 6374 or 312 360 5169
|21.||Who are THQ's independent auditors?
| ||Deloitte & Touche LLP |
|22.||How do I contact THQ's Investor Relations Department?
| ||You can E-mail investor relations, at email@example.com. |