NEWS FLASH! EXTRATERRESTRIAL
MUSIC LINKED TO PENDING ALIEN THREAT TO DESTROY ALL HUMANS!
Space Age Sounds Created to
Corrupt American Youth with Booty Shaking Beats
CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., June 9,
2005 – THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced the discovery of paranormal
intergalactic music being transmitted from the far reaches of space. A team of
Earthling engineers, including tastemaker DJ Jason Bentley (KCRW, Santa Monica
and KROQ, Los Angeles) and cutting-edge Electronica artist Junkie XL, are
decoding the frequencies at a feverish pace. Early developments have proven that
the deciphered music instinctively cause uninhibited cases of dance and the need
to generally shake one’s booty.
Newly uncovered classified company
memos shed light on some of the classic 50’s songs being cross-pollinated and
remixed, including "Sh-Boom" by The Crew Cuts, "Little Star" by The Elegants and
"Lollipop" by The Chordettes, as well as remixed tracks by Junkie XL, Timo Maas
featuring Kelis and Meat Beat Manifesto. In all, 16 tracks have been uncovered –
to be featured on a promotional soundtrack, marking the release of the Destroy
All Humans! video game invading retailers nationwide June 21.
In addition, the Destroy All Humans!
video game will feature an original score by renown Composer Garry Schyman.
Destroy All Humans! will be available for the PlayStation®2 computer
entertainment system and Xbox® video game system from Microsoft at the suggested
retail price of $49.99.
"Producing the Destroy All Humans!
Soundtrack has been an amazing creative experience", said Soundtrack Producer
Jason Bentley, "Remixing classic 50’s songs by some of today’s hottest DJs
resulted in a unique blend of retro and modern. The artists took a lot of
inspiration from the game – creating a soundtrack that is relevant to the game,
but also stands on it own."
For more information on the game and
ability to download select tracks from the soundtrack – visit
www.destroyallhumansgame.com In addition, THQ Wireless is
launching a Destroy All Humans! mobile suite of products, including a mobile
game, voice ringers and wallpapers. Content is expected to also be available
through the above-mentioned Web site.
About Pandemic Studios Pandemic
Studios is a premier developer of entertainment for PlayStation 2, Xbox,
GameCube, and the PC. Over the last seven years, industry veterans Josh Resnick
and Andrew Goldman have steadily built the company into one of the largest
independent developers in the world, with studios in Los Angeles, California and
in Brisbane, Australia. Pandemic’s highly acclaimed recent releases include Full
Spectrum Warrior(TM), Star Wars Battlefront(TM), and Mercenaries(TM). All have
earned numerous awards and accolades for their graphical expression,
technological innovation, and compelling gameplay. For more information about
Pandemic, visit www.pandemicstudios.com.
About THQ 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 and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County,
California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located in
the United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Spain, Korea and Australia.
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