THQ Ships Big Mutha Truckers 2

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SHELVES WITH THQ’S BIG MUTHA TRUCKERS 2

THQ Ships Big Mutha Truckers 2 Nationwide
for the PlayStation 2, Xbox and Windows PC

 

CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.,
– August 23, 2005 -THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced the North American
release of
Big Mutha Truckers 2,
the sequel to the million-units shipped
Big Mutha
Truckers.
  With unique playable characters,
customizable vehicles and an abundance of campy down-home humor,

Big Mutha Truckers 2
is now
available on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, the Xbox®
videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC for the
suggested retail price of $19.99.

"We enjoyed tremendous success with the first
Big Mutha Truckers
, and we expect
players will enjoy the unique humor and gameplay in the sequel," said Peter
Dille, senior vice president worldwide marketing, THQ.  "The arcade style
gameplay will provide a fun-filled experience of driving action and strategic
wheeling and dealing for fans of the franchise, both old and new." 

About
Big Mutha Truckers 2:


Developed by Eutechnyx
, Big Mutha Truckers 2
begins with Ma Jackson being taken into police custody for more than 7,000
unpaid parking tickets.
 

Ma instructs her four kids to locate six jurors and raise the cash needed to
bribe them.  Players will be challenged to raise the cash needed to bribe jurors
to let Ma off by trucking, trading, wheeling and dealing. 

The arcade style gameplay of
Big Mutha Truckers 2

provides players with an improved and sprawling game environment, with a plot
driven main game and a variety of Special Missions.  These special missions give
players the ability to get out of the trucks and into a variety of different
vehicles.  With more than 20 game enhancements and a streamlined trading
process, players can concentrate on handling their 18-wheeler and setting Ma
free.