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WWE Legends of Wrestlemania Body Slams Into Retail

New Fighting Videogame Property Embraces its Colorful Roots To Deliver Definitive WWE Elements of the Eighties and Nineties.

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 24, 2009– THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that WWE® Legends of WrestleMania® is now available at retailers worldwide for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Featuring a distinguished roster of WWE Legends and Managers, including Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and Bobby “the Brain” Heenan, a new grapple-based fighting system and the opportunity to relive, rewrite and redefine key moments in WrestleMania history, WWE Legends of WrestleMania is rated “T” for Teen and is available for the suggested retail price of $59.99.

WWE Legends of WrestleMania delivers a unique, yet easy to pick up and play experience that is certain to have widespread appeal in the global marketplace,” said

Scott Guthrie, executive vice president, publishing, THQ. “Through its compelling roster, arcade-style control system, vintage WWE presentation and more, fans everywhere can now experience their favorite WWE moments of the past on two of the biggest videogame consoles.”
WWE Legends of WrestleMania fully embraces the WWE during the Eighties and Nineties,” said

Nelo Lucich, senior vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. “We look forward to seeing gamers compete in classic feuds and create a history of their own.”
About WWE Legends of WrestleMania

WWE Legends of WrestleMania embraces the leading sports entertainment organization’s rich history allowing gamers to relive, rewrite and redefine the definitive elements of WWE from the Eighties and Nineties. Players can experience the entertaining lives of 40 larger-than-life Legends, including Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant, Stone Cold Steve Austin and the Rock, as well as have control over Legendary Managers like Bobby “the Brain”

Heenan and Jimmy Hart, each of whom will play crucial roles in match outcomes. The game’s new grapple-based fighting system will capture the high-energy action and drama seen in vintage WWE matches, while a historically accurate representation of past WWE telecasts will set the stage, including dynamic visual treatments, signature ring entrances and notable venues. WWE Legends of WrestleMania also includes a WrestleMania Tour Mode that allows players to participate in key matches from multiple WrestleMania events, a Create-a-Legend system to develop the Legends of tomorrow, and connectivity with WWE SmackDown® vs. Raw® 2009, which will enable owners of both videogames to match up Legends with the Superstars of today. In addition, online functionality allows players to compete on the biggest stages in WWE history.
More information about WWE Legends of WrestleMania can be found at legendsofwrestlemania.com and THQ.com

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