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uDraw GameTablet Announces Month Long Art Contest

At, Artists Can Share Their Works and Enter to Win Incredible Prizes.

Agoura Hills, Calif. - December 17, 2010 -It’s been featured on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, Extra and CNN, and has been so popular some online retailers sold out of their initial supplies - now THQ (NASDAQ: THQI) is inviting fans of the uDraw GameTabletTMto take part in its first ever online contest at

Starting today, THQ is hosting a month-long contest in which uDraw GameTablet users can submit winter-themed artwork they created on the popular device - with a grand prize pack of favorite THQ video games for WiiTM worth $500 … plus, the chance to have their art used as the primary background on

The “Winter Wonderland” contest is open to members of the free-to-join Club uDraw at Club uDraw is a fun way for uDrawTM lovers to stay connected to a growing community of digital artists, to find exclusive videos and to get first-hand information about the latest games for the uDraw GameTablet.

Since its introduction on Nov. 14, the uDraw GameTablet has become one of the most sought-after holiday gifts:  Some online retailers like and reported selling out of initial shipments.  THQ is working with retailers to ensure stock is on hand to meet demand during the busiest shopping season of the year.

“The response from consumers and the media to uDraw has been fantastic,” said Martin Good, Executive Vice President of THQ’s Kids, Family and Casual Games and Global Online Services.  “We’re exploring exciting ways to engage with uDraw fans, and building an online community for them to showcase their art and share their enthusiasm.”

The uDraw GameTablet was part of Ellen’s “12 Days of Giveaways” on Dec. 10, and was showcased in the syndicated entertainment-news show Extra on Dec. 8.  CNN called the uDraw GameTablet “phenomenal” and “so creative,” while The New York Daily News said it “does a masterful job” at letting users tap into their inner artist through their video game consoles. wrote, “While there are many Wii accessories out there, none are so fundamentally transformative as THQ’s uDraw tablet.”

Since debuting, the uDraw GameTablet - which has a suggested retail price of $69.99, including the uDraw StudioTM game - has consistently been among the top 10 videogame titles offered at

Now, uDraw artists can potentially win a prize package worth approximately $500 of WiiTM games - and have their art featured on the homepage of  For details on how to enter the uDraw art contest, visit, then register to become a member of Club uDraw. Contest entry is as simple as submitting an image of uDraw-created artwork (in the PNG file format) for consideration.  Full details can be found online.

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Posted by: Redeema
Date: December 17, 2010

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