THQ Inc (ticker: THQI, exchange: NASDAQ Global Market (.O))
News Release -
THQ Puts Players in the 'Hot Seat' This Fall With the Truth or Lies(R)
Video GameParty Game is First to Feature Unique Voice Calibration System
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., May 20, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --THQ
Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that Truth or Lies(R),
a unique new 'truth or dare' style party game, is in development for the
Wii(TM) system, the Xbox 360(R) video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation(R)3
computer entertainment system. In Truth or Lies, which is set for
release this fall, players join family and friends in a roundtable style
game play answering an astonishing array of thought-provoking questions.
Utilizing a proprietary voice calibration system that works in
conjunction with either the Xbox 360 Wireless Microphone or USB
microphone, Truth or Lies measures stress levels in a player's
voice to reveal the honesty of their answers.
About Truth or Lies
Friends and family will be squirming in their seats as they answer some
of the game's silliest and most provocative questions in the new Truth
or Lies video game. Up to eight players can join in on this party
game, as they offer up answers to more than 3,000 questions.
Additionally, the Hot Seat mode will allow players to put other players
on the spot and ask them any question that comes to mind. The gameplay
will lead to revealing and hilarious situations among friends and family.
For more information on Truth or Lies and additional THQ titles,please visit www.thq.com.
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 sells product
through its global network of offices located throughout North America,
Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may
be found at www.thq.com.
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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 Truth or Lies video game, and are
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period ended March 31, 2009, and particularly the discussion of risk
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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.
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SOURCE: THQ Inc.
Joy Fox, Public Relations
Julie MacMedan, Investor Relations