We have now new screenshots
from Day of Reckoning
, a game where you can find "all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment"
. Developed by Yuke's Co., Ltd.
of Japan, WWE Day of Reckoning is scheduled for release in this Fall, exclusively for the GameCube.
WWE DAY OF RECKONING ANNOUNCED EXCLUSIVELY FOR NINTENDO GAMECUBE
CALABASAS HILLS, Calif. - March 15, 2004 - THQ® Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced WWE Day of Reckoning based on the World Wrestling EntertainmentTM (NYSE: WWE) license. WWE Day of Reckoning features all the action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube. THQ and JAKKS' World Wrestling Entertainment licensed videogames have sold more than $527 million worldwide since 1999. WWE Day of Reckoning is scheduled for release in Fall 2004.
"We're pleased to announce WWE Day of Reckoning and solidify our reputation as the premier publisher of wrestling games on all gaming systems," said Tiffany Ternan, senior vice president of North American sales and distribution, THQ. "We are poised to maintain leadership in this competitive genre and continue creating high-quality WWE titles."
"WWE titles for the Nintendo GameCube have consistently been top sellers in the WWE video game franchise, and we expect WWE Day of Reckoning will be another strong title in the franchise," commented Nelo Lucich, vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. "With new storylines, a create-a-superstar feature and several first-timers added to the roster, we believe WWE fans won't be disappointed with Day of Reckoning."
About WWE DAY OF RECKONING
Developed by Yuke's Co., Ltd. of Japan, WWE Day of Reckoning features more than 40 WWE Superstars including, Kurt Angle®, Chris Benoit® and Triple H®. The game also showcases several new WWE Superstars including, John CenaTM and Randy OrtenTM, giving WWE Day of Reckoning a massive stable of overall talent. WWE Day of Reckoning includes a completely original story mode filled with deception and betrayal entitled, School of Hard Knocks. Players can create a Superstar and work their way up the "minor leagues" of sports entertainment and graduate to WWE programming by competing against established WWE Superstars. Additional features include Bra & Panties MatchTM with WWE DivasTM and WWE Legends, two features available for the first time on the Nintendo GameCube. WWE Day of Reckoning also features strong and weak grapples with an all-new submission system as well as realistic reversals and Superstar finishers.
For more information about the THQ/JAKKS Pacific World Wrestling Entertainment videogame franchises and the rest of THQ's 2004 line-up, visit www.thq.com.