AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - March 25, 2009 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that a Windows® PC and Mac demo of its upcoming video game Up, based on the highly anticipated Disney Pixar film, is now available for download via www.upvideogame.com. Gamers will experience select levels of the Up video game, which is expected to be available in spring 2009.
Up will take players on an exotic adventure with Carl Fredricksen and his young sidekick, Wilderness Explorer Russell, as they set off on a wild journey through the undiscovered jungles of South America. Players will be able to experience all four main characters from the movie — Carl, Russell, Dug the lovable dog or Kevin the prehistoric bird — while playing as a single-player or with a friend cooperatively throughout the entire game. They will encounter exciting, new environments as they navigate through treacherous jungle terrains, battle dangerous creatures and trek the slippery slopes of the Amazonian Tepuis. In addition, the game also features multi-player game modes, including an epic level that will allow up to four players to compete in aerial combat.
Up is currently in development across seven game systems, including WiiTM home video game system, Nintendo DSTM, Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system, PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStationâPortable) system, and Games for Windows® and Mac.
For more information on the Up video game, and the rest of THQ’s line-up of family-friendly titles, please visit www.playthq.com.
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