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THQ ANNOUNCES AVAILABILITY OF WWE®’13 AVATAR ITEMS ON XBOX LIVE® MARKETPLACE FOR THE XBOX 360® VIDEO GAME AND ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM FROM MICROSOFT

Consumers Provided with Opportunity to Live the Revolution Through Wide Variety of WWE-Themed Attire and Accessory Options

Woking, UK. - August 29, 2012 - THQ Inc. today announced the availability of several“Attitude Era”-themed items in support of WWE? 13 , the forthcoming release from the revolutionary WWE flagship videogame franchise.? Featuring a variety of apparel choices from popular WWE Superstars, including Undertaker?, Mankind™ and The Rock, the items are available now via Xbox LIVE? Marketplace for the Xbox 360? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for suggested retail pricing between 160 and 320 Microsoft Points.

The WWE’13 avatar items and their suggested price points are as follow:

    <*>Undertaker Outfit (male and female)– 320 Microsoft Points <*>Mankind Outfit (male and female)– 320 Microsoft Points <*>Kane Outfit (male and female)– 320 Microsoft Points <*>The Godfather Outfit (male and female)– 320 Microsoft Points <*>Bret Hart Outfit (male and female)– 320 Microsoft Points <*>The Rock“This Is Your Life” Outfit (male and female)– 320 Microsoft Points <*>DX T-Shirt (male and female)– 240 Microsoft Points <*>WWE“Attitude Era” Championship Title– 240 Microsoft Points <*>WWE Hardcore Championship Title– 240 Microsoft Points <*>Official WWE’13“Attitude Era” Theme– 240 Microsoft Points
WWE’13 is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PlayStation ? 3 computer entertainment system and Wii™ system from Nintendo, with a scheduled release date of November 2, 2012 in UK.? For more information, please visit wwe.thq.com, facebook.com/WWEgames and twitter.com/WWEgames.

About WWE’13

Positioned to offer the most authentic, extensive and fervent experience to date, WWE’13 will transform gameplay through WWE Live , a brand-new audio and presentation system designed to produce the most authentic and vibrant commentary, sound effects and crowd participation levels ever heard in a WWE videogame.? In addition, players will experience the atmosphere, spectacle and fervor of a WWE live event through attention-grabbing Spectacular Moments, including ring breaks and barricade crashes.?

WWE’13 will also debut a franchise-first single player campaign based on an unparalleled and groundbreaking period in WWE history: the“Attitude Era.”? Set during a time of pure raucousness, grandiose personalities and colossal revolution, players will focus on eight purveyors of attitude during the famed television“Monday Night Wars,” including WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin?.

Predator Technology 2.0, driven by new animations, transitions and modified controls, will return to deliver intelligent, fluid and engaging WWE action, resulting in a smoother gameplay experience than its predecessors.? As well, the popular career-style mode, WWE Universe, will dynamically introduce matches, alliances, rivalries and unpredictable moments based on player decisions along the path toward becoming a WWE champion.

WWE’13 will feature the franchise’s industry-defining Creation Suite, enabling players to develop and customize Superstars, entrances, arenas, finishing moves, storylines, highlight reels and more, as well as share and download creations with others from around the world.? Furthermore, they will compete with a vast array of WWE Superstars and“Attitude Era” luminaries from the largest roster in franchise history, including cover Superstar CM Punk?, Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena?, Sheamus?, Undertaker, Mankind, Chris Jericho?, Big Show?, Mark Henry?, The Miz?and Mike Tyson (the latter available via pre-order through participating retailers while supplies last).? Along with to-be-announced features, a comprehensive roster reveal, downloadable content and big surprises, WWE’13 is poised to live a revolution all its own.

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