Plans to Offer Select Developers and Publishers Access to THQ's
Industry Leading Global Retail and Online Distribution Network
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., May 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --THQ
Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced the launch of THQ Partners,
providing select developers and publishers access to THQ's global retail
and online publishing network.
With offices in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific, THQ's industry
leading global publishing operation reaches all major video game
territories worldwide. THQ has consistently been recognized as a
best-in-class vendor by retailers around the world.
THQ Partners will be led by Tim Walsh, who brings extensive experience
in global publishing and online distribution to the position. "I'm
extremely pleased to join THQ and launch THQ Partners," said Tim Walsh,
Vice President, THQ Partners. "I'm looking forward to working with a
select number of world-class developers and publishers to distribute
their great games through our global network."
"THQ Partners is charged with maximizing the efficiencies of our global
distribution network by enhancing our product offerings with quality
games from developers and publishers who don't have the benefit of our
extensive retail and online sales operations," said Ian Curran,
Executive Vice President, THQ Global Publishing.
Tim Walsh has more than 20 years of publishing experience, spanning
interactive entertainment, in-game advertising and music. Most recently,
he served as Executive Vice President of Publisher Relations for IGA
THQ Partners will be meeting with interested parties at E3. Please
contact Tim Walsh at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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of interactive entertainment software. Headquartered in Los Angeles
County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of
offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More
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statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995.Such statements include, but are not limited
to the ability of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred
to as "THQ") to maximize the efficiencies of our global distribution
network by distributing quality games through THQ Partners.These
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of the date of this press release.
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