THQ Ships MX Vs ATV Untamed

December 17, 2007

THQ SHIPS MX VS ATV UNTAMED,
RAISING THE BAR IN OFF-ROAD RACING AND EXPANDING THE GENRE’S BEST SELLING
WORLDWIDE FRANCHISE

Franchise’s Largest
Cross-Platform Release to Date Features Massive Next-Gen Open World Game Play
and All-New Event Types

THQ Inc. today announced MX vs
ATV(tm)Untamed is now shipping to major retailers throughout North America,
setting a new standard in off-road racing action with all-new event types, an
innovative X-Cross career mode and massive open worlds for players to explore
and compete in. The largest cross-platform release in franchise history brings
MX vs ATV Untamed to the Xbox 360(r) video game and entertainment system from
Microsoft, PLAYSTATION(r)3 and PlayStation(r)2 computer entertainment systems,
PSP(r) (PlayStation(r)Portable) system, Nintendo DS(tm)and mobile devices across
all major wireless carriers. The game is also scheduled to be released on the
Wii(tm)home video game system in early 2008, utilizing the motion-sensitive
controls to create an unprecedented interactive racing experience. MX vs ATV
Untamed is rated “E” for everyone and is available for the suggested retail
prices of $59.99 (Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system), $39.99 (PlayStation 2 system,
PSP system) and $29.99 (Nintendo DS).

“MX vs ATV Untamed has extremely
broad consumer appeal, making it a must-have for core gamers, off-road racing
fans and casual gamers,” said Dave Miller, director of global brand management,
THQ. “Its vast open worlds, all-new event types and innovative career modes
translate into the deepest off-road gaming experience to date and will help
build on the franchise’s position as the world’s best selling off-road brand.”

“MX vs ATV Untamed is a tribute to
Rainbow Studios’ ability to innovate with each new title and continuously
develop triple-A, million-unit selling properties in a very competitive genre,”
said Jack Sorenson, executive vice president of worldwide studios, THQ. “Their
Rhythm Racing physics engine has proved adaptable across all platforms and
contributed to everything from huge, beautiful next-gen open worlds to
one-of-a-kind Wii racing functionality to extremely entertaining handheld
game-play.”

About MX vs ATV Untamed

MX vs ATV Untamed brings Rainbow
Studios’ legendary Rhythm Racing physics engine to the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3
system, Wii and Nintendo DS for the first time as players battle to own the
off-road. Rainbow Studios’ critically acclaimed physics have been supercharged
with all-new improvements for next-gen action, featuring throttle based
power-slides, near upside down whips and new scrubs at full speed, giving
players more control than ever before while keeping the smooth, authentic feel
not found in any other racing game. Players will compete in new event types,
race with all-new vehicles and experience the ultimate X-Cross career mode,
where they must conquer all eight vehicles, including the new ORV Sport. The
largest, most detailed racing worlds to date will showcase all-new modes and
event types, pitting racers against oversized logs, rocks, water pits and more
in EnduroCross(r) and let players tear through treacherous trails with all the
machines competing against each other in Opencross. Stadium-based Supercross
racing returns, with all the top Motocross and ATV professional riders, and the
entire game will be available online. The franchise’s largest cross-platform
launch to date will also feature versions for PlayStation 2 system and PSP
system.

For more information about MX vs ATV
Untamed, please visit the game’s official website at
www.mxvsatv.com.