“Live the Revolution” – WWE® ’13 Arrives at Retail Outlets Throughout North America

  “Live the Revolution” – WWE® ’13 Arrives at Retail Outlets Throughout North

Flagship WWE Videogame Franchise Turns Up the “Attitude” with Latest Release,
   Delivering the Most Authentic, Robust and Captivating Experience to Date

Business Wire

AGOURA HILLS, Calif. -- October 30, 2012

Five months ago today, the gauntlet was thrown down to set a higher standard,
convey a new attitude and ultimately ignite a revolution among the WWE
Universe. With WWE Superstar CM Punk^® as the movement’s fearless leader,
voices were heard, and now, the revolution is finally upon us. THQ Inc.
(NASDAQ: THQI) today announced WWE^® ’13, the next installment in the flagship
WWE videogame franchise, is now available at North American retailers for the
Xbox 360^® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation^®3
computer entertainment system and the Wii^™ system from Nintendo. Featuring a
brand new “Attitude Era” single-player campaign, the largest roster in
franchise history and key improvements to gameplay mechanics, audio and visual
presentation, online performance and more, WWE ’13 is available now for the
suggested retail prices of $59.99 USD (Xbox 360 and PlayStation^®3 system) and
$49.99 USD (Wii).

“WWE ’13 delivers an unparalleled experience unlike any to date in the
franchise through its diverse, extensive feature set and relentless pursuit of
authenticity,” said Sean Ratcliffe, Vice President, Global Brand Management,
THQ. “The incredible offerings in ‘Attitude Era’ Mode, traditional match play
and the franchise’s unrivaled Creation Suite, combined with the largest roster
ever delivered in a WWE videogame, are certain to have significant appeal to a
wide array of consumers.”

WWE ’13 has already received high praise globally for its offerings, including
the following accolades:

  *“‘Attitude Era’ is the best story mode I’ve ever played in a wrestling
    game.” – Game Informer, 9 out of 10
  *“The best of WWE, a great back to basics in every sense.” – MTV
    Joystickeros, 9 out of 10
  *“The best WWE game ever” – 9lives.be, 87%
  *“The undisputed champion of current-gen wrestling games” – GamesMaster,
  *“‘Gameplay is addictive” – IGN.com, 8.4 out of 10
  *“Best wrestling game of this generation” – Jeux Video Magazine

About WWE ’13

Positioned to offer the most authentic, extensive and fervent experience to
date, WWE ’13 will transform gameplay through WWE Live^™, a brand new audio
and presentation system designed to produce the most authentic and vibrant
commentary, sound effects and crowd participation levels ever heard in a WWE
videogame. In addition, players will experience the atmosphere, spectacle and
fervor of a WWE live event through attention-grabbing Spectacular Moments,
including ring breaks and barricade crashes.

WWE ’13 will also debut a franchise-first single player campaign based on an
unparalleled and groundbreaking period in WWE history: the “Attitude Era.” Set
during a time of grandiose personalities and colossal revolution, players will
focus on eight purveyors of attitude during the famed television “Monday Night
Wars,” including WWE Hall of Famer Stone Cold Steve Austin^®.

Predator Technology^™ 2.0, driven by new animations, transitions and modified
controls, will return to deliver intelligent, fluid and engaging WWE action,
resulting in a smoother gameplay experience than its predecessors. As well,
the popular career-style mode, WWE Universe, will dynamically introduce
matches, alliances, rivalries and unpredictable moments based on player
decisions along the path toward becoming a WWE champion.

WWE ’13 will feature the franchise’s industry-defining Creation Suite,
enabling players to develop and customize Superstars, entrances, arenas,
finishing moves, storylines, highlight reels and more, as well as share and
download creations with others from around the world. Furthermore, they will
compete with a vast array of WWE Superstars and “Attitude Era” luminaries from
the largest roster in franchise history, including cover Superstar CM Punk,
Stone Cold Steve Austin, John Cena^®, D-Generation X^®, Undertaker^®,
Mankind^®, Brock Lesnar^®, Sheamus^® and Rey Mysterio^®. Along with an
extensive downloadable content program packed with additional playable
Superstars and “Attitude” Era favorites – including AJ Lee^®, Antonio
Cesaro^®, Damien Sandow^® and Rikishi^® – along with moves, championship
titles and more, WWE ’13 is poised to live a revolution all its own.

For more information on WWE ’13, please visit wwe.thq.com,
facebook.com/WWEgames and twitter.com/WWEgames.

About WWE

WWE, a publicly traded company (NYSE: WWE), is an integrated media
organization and recognized leader in global entertainment. The company
consists of a portfolio of businesses that create and deliver original content
52 weeks a year to a global audience. WWE is committed to family friendly
entertainment on its television programming, pay-per-view, digital media and
publishing platforms. WWE programming is broadcast in more than 145 countries
and 30 languages and reaches more than 600 million homes worldwide. The
company is headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los
Angeles, Miami, London, Mumbai, Shanghai, Singapore, Istanbul and Tokyo.
Additional information on WWE (NYSE: WWE) can be found at wwe.com and
corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to

About THQ Inc.

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of
interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all
popular game systems, personal computers, wireless devices and the Internet.
Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its
global network of offices located throughout North America and Europe. More
information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ and
the THQ logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Wii is a trademark of Nintendo.

All WWE programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling
moves, trademarks, logos and copyrights are the exclusive property of WWE and
its subsidiaries. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property
of their respective owners.

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