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Age of Empires: Mythologies Takes Over Stores Across North America

Newest Installment in Critically Acclaimed Series Now Available Exclusively for Nintendo DS.

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Nov 24, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) — THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced Age of Empires: Mythologies, the newest addition to the highly popular Age of Empires series, has shipped to major retailers nationwide. Developed exclusively for Nintendo DS(TM), Age of Empires: Mythologies features epic, turn-based combat and fast-paced multiplayer skirmishes between Greek, Egyptian and Norse civilizations. For the first time in the series’ history, players will control legendary heroes, battle mythical beasts and call upon the divine power of gods. Age of Empires: Mythologies is rated “E10+” and is now available for the suggested retail price of $29.99.

“Age of Empires: Mythologies combines strategy and turn-based combat with the innovative Nintendo DS controls to deliver a new twist on one of the most successful franchises of all time,” said Kevin Kraff, vice president, global brand management, THQ. “The game appeals to clever, imaginative gamers of all ages, and will provide a truly unique handheld experience.”

About Age of Empires: Mythologies

Age of Empires: Mythologies is inspired by the hit Windows PC series Age of Empires and uses a brand new game engine that improves on the critically acclaimed Age of Empires: Age of Kings. The game features three playable civilizations - the Greeks, Egyptians and Norse - enhanced AI, and an epic fantasy tale, inspired by myth, that drops players in a grand struggle for supremacy. Age of Empires: Mythologies also offers expanded multiplayer via Wi-Fi or single-cart game sharing featuring unique maps, customizable rules and a brand new skirmish mode. Age of Empires: Mythologies is now available for Nintendo DS. For more information on Age of Empires: Mythologies, as well as additional titles from THQ, please visit www.playthq.com.

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Posted by: Redeema
Date: November 24, 2008

Categories: Nintendo DS News, Nintendo DS, News

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