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THQ Delivering All-Encompassing Next Generation Racing Experience with MotoGP '07

The Fastest Two Wheel Racing Title Sprints onto XBOX 360 This Fall

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2007--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that MotoGP '07, the next evolution in the definitive motorcycle racing franchise, is expected to ship for the Xbox 360(TM) video game console in fall 2007. The newest installment in the critically acclaimed series features the complete 2007 MotoGP season and an improved "race day" experience that captures the excitement and spectacle of a live MotoGP event. MotoGP '07 will also add all-new bikes, tracks, and enhanced customization options building on the popular "Extreme" mode that allows players to race on city streets around the world.

"THQ's MotoGP titles have shipped in excess of 1.5 million units and are critically acclaimed for pushing the limits of realism and console technology," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. "With MotoGP '07, THQ raises the bar yet again for both core gamers and racing enthusiasts."

About MotoGP '07

MotoGP '07 is the definitive next-generation motorcycle racing title, delivering the most authentic MotoGP racing experience to date. Featuring life-like visuals, complete 2007 rider and team data, new 800cc MotoGP bikes and the newly-announced Misano event, the game's GP mode will be more robust than ever before. The title will also feature interactive track-side crowds, intense on-line tournament features, on-line "pink-slip" racing, a revamped Extreme mode and significantly more bike and player customization options.

More information about MotoGP '07 can be found at http://www.motogpthegame.com.

About THQ

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) 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 is a top producer of original intellectual properties including titles such as Destroy All Humans!(R), Juiced(TM), MX vs ATV, Titan Quest(TM), Saints Row(TM) and Company of Heroes(TM). More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ, THQ Wireless, Company of Heroes, Destroy All Humans!, Juiced, MX vs. ATV, Saints Row, Titan Quest, and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox Live logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be "forward-looking statements" 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 MotoGP '07 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, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ's financial results, described in other documents that THQ 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/A for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2006, 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.

CONTACT: THQ/Public Relations
Ben Collier, 818-871-8664
or
THQ/Investor Relations
Julie MacMedan, 818-871-5125

SOURCE: THQ Inc.


 
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