High Culture Meets Pop Culture With Multiplayer Connectivity
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Oct 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that the award-winning YOU DON'T KNOW JACK(R)franchise is scheduled to come to the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system, the Wii(TM) system and the Nintendo DS(TM) family of hand-held systems this winter.
The pioneer of the interactive game show format, YOU DON'T KNOW JACK combines the social dynamics of classic board games with the entertaining story arcs of great television game shows. Returning with all-new questions and classic features such as Screw Your Neighbor(TM) and commercial parodies, the homecoming of YOU DON'T KNOW JACK is sure to thrill excited fans as well as launch a new generation of devoted players.
"YOU DON'T KNOW JACK has been a phenomenal worldwide success," said Martin Good, Executive Vice President, Kids, Family, Casual Games, and Global Online Services. "Now, the irreverent trivia party game is back with its signature style and humor, and we've heightened the hilarity and challenge with an all-new multiplayer mode and entertaining online play over XBLA and PSN. Add in popular classic challenges like the DisOrDat(TM) and the Jack Attack(TM), and YOU DON'T KNOW JACK is poised to deliver the ultimate trivia game experience to America's living rooms."
About YOU DON'T KNOW JACK
The YOU DON'T KNOW JACK series has been testing players' smarts and making them laugh for years with its unique trivia-based challenges and in-your-face style of gameplay. Now, THQ is bringing the wise-cracking fun and challenge of YOU DON'T KNOW JACK to today's popular video game systems (PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Wii & DS). Filled with more than 15 hours of game play, YOU DON'T KNOW JACK offers all-new multiplayer action and online challenges via XBLA and PSN. Along with classic quiz modes such as the DisOrDat and the Jack Attack, YOU DON'T KNOW JACK offers brand new features like the Wrong Answer of the Game and collectible prizes, with more than 70 full episodes of trivia quiz show fun. A worldwide phenomenon since its debut in 1995, YOU DON'T KNOW JACK from developer Jellyvision Games has been embraced by millions of players as the gold standard for interactive trivia games.
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