Take on the Role of One of Mankind’s Elite Defenders in This Gritty Sci-Fi Title Now Coming to Windows PC.
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Jul 26, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) –THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that its upcoming 3rd Person Action/Shooter, Warhammer(R) 40,000(R): Space Marine(R), will be shipping for the Windows PC in addition to the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation(R)3 computer entertainment system.
Combining intense melee and ranged combat, Space Marine puts players into the boots of one of humanity’s elite soldiers, genetically engineered and equipped with state of the art weapons and armor. Players are dropped right into the action as they battle to defend an Imperial Forge World, from an invasion by the savage and brutal Orks, using the most devastating weaponry mankind has at its disposal.
Jonathan Dowdeswell, General Manager of Relic Entertainment commented: “The loyal PC audience is incredibly important to us here at Relic so we are delighted to be able to announce the PC version of the game.”
Travis Plane, Vice President of Global Brand Management commented: “Delivering great content the fans want to play is the key goal in the core games division at THQ so we are pulling out all of the stops to make this the best possible game for PC and console audiences alike.”
Set in the rich Warhammer 40,000 universe created by Games Workshop(R), Space Marine will be released worldwide for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and PC in early 2011.
About Space Marine
You are a Space Marine, one of humanity’s elite warriors, the last line of defence between mankind and its enemies. Through extensive genetic modification, psycho-chemical conditioning and years of rigorous training that would kill a normal man a Space Marine becomes superhuman.
When one of the industrial ‘Forge World’ planets where humanity creates its greatest weapons comes under attack and the thousands of imperial soldiers stationed there are overwhelmed, the only thing standing between this planet and its total destruction is your Space Marine. For more information, please visit www.spacemarine.com.
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