Source: Yahoo! Finance
Video Game Industry Honor Allows Consumers to Experience the Action and Intensity of World Wrestling Entertainment(R) at a $19.99 Suggested Retail Price
AGOURA HILLS, Calif., July 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI – News) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK – News) today announced WWEÃ‚Â® Day of Reckoning(TM) 2 has been added to the “Player’s Choice” collection for the Nintendo GameCube(TM). WWE Day of Reckoning 2 launched exclusively for Nintendo GameCube in August of 2005 and captured the excitement and intensity of World Wrestling Entertainment programming through a new and longer story mode, an enhanced fighting system, improved graphics and high quality cut scenes.
“We are pleased WWE Day of Reckoning 2 will join the ‘Player’s Choice’ collection for Nintendo GameCube,” said Kelly Flock, executive vice president of worldwide publishing, THQ. “Our WWE video games continue to reach impressive milestones, and Nintendo GameCube owners can now enjoy the WWE experience at a $19.99 suggested retail price.”
“It’s an honor for WWE Day of Reckoning 2 to be named as part of the ‘Player’s Choice’ collection for Nintendo GameCube,” said Nelo Lucich, vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. “A great roster of Superstars and Legends, a new story mode and attractive price point make WWE Day of Reckoning 2 a great addition to any WWE video game fan’s collection.”
Developed by Yuke’s Co., Ltd, WWE Day of Reckoning 2 offers players more than 45 Superstars, including John CenaÃ‚Â®, Batista(TM), Triple HÃ‚Â®, Big ShowÃ‚Â® and Randy OrtonÃ‚Â®, along with Legends such as The RockÃ‚Â®, Mankind(TM), Stone Cold(TM), Hulk Hogan(TM) and Bret Hart(TM). Featuring a new and longer original story mode filled with all the intensity of WWE programming, players can create their own Superstars and enjoy plot lines tying back to the original WWE Day of Reckoning video game. Complete with high quality cut scenes, improved graphics and an enhanced fighting system, WWE Day of Reckoning 2 also offers multiple levels of pain and limb damage, new finishing moves, special grapples and improved AI differentiators between characters to bring new levels of realism and fun to the franchise.