London 18 October 2005, THQ (UK) Ltd, a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI), today announced its first ever THQ European Superstar Challenge. The videogame competition, featuring top WWE Superstar talent, is scheduled to take place in Manchester on 17th November 2005.
WWE RawÂ® Superstars will go head to head in the virtual world of WWE SmackDownÂ® vs. RAW 2006, THQ's much-anticipated release for the PlaystationÂ®2 computer entertainment system and PlayStationÂ® Portable (PSP) handheld entertainment system. This no-holds-barred competition will test whether the Superstars have what it takes to be king of the gaming ring as they compete in a one-on-one knock out tournament to take home the first THQ European Superstar Challenge title.
The THQ European Superstar Challenge will be an exclusive event for WWE fans., allowing them to get closer to their idols than ever before. This is one event not to be missed!
Tickets for the inaugural event will be available exclusively through promotions with THQ's selected media partners. In addition, several top prizes will be distributed, giving winners the chance to meet their WWE idols and enjoy the experience of a WWE live event.
"THQ UK is delighted to be hosting the first ever THQ European Superstar Challenge." Said Richard Williams, marketing director, THQ UK. "The WWE videogames franchise is hugely popular across the globe, and thanks to WWE, we are able to offer fans an unparalleled opportunity to join their idols in gaming action."