THQ Unleashes Marvel Super Hero Squad for Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2 and PSP

October 20, 2009

Unleashes Marvel Super Hero Squad for Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2 and PSP

Video Game Based on the Marvel
Super Hero Squad Show Animated Series Features Compilation of More Than 20
Playable Super Heroes and Super Villains

THQ Inc. today announced that Marvel
Super Hero Squad, the first title in THQ’s licensing agreement with Marvel
Entertainment, Inc., has shipped to retail outlets throughout North America for
Wii, Nintendo DS, PlayStation 2  and PSP. Marvel Super Hero Squad, which
features more than 20 playable Marvel Super Heroes and Super Villains, is now
available at the suggested retail prices of $39.99 (Wii), $29.99 (DS and PSP)
and $19.99 (PlayStation 2 system). The action adventure-brawler game is rated
E10+ for everyone 10 and older. Marvel Super Hero Squad is based on the animated
series, The Super Hero Squad Show, which premiered on Cartoon Network last

“We are excited to kick off our
first Marvel-based video game with Marvel Super Hero Squad,” said Kevin Kraff,
vice president, global brand management, THQ. “Kids will enjoy playing as their
favorite Marvel super heroes and villains as they battle their way through
exciting and dynamic levels in the game.”

“Our recent successful launch of The
Super Hero Squad Show television series, currently the No. 1 show for boys on
Cartoon Network, underscores Marvel’s effort to create a Marvel universe that is
fun and approachable for a younger audience,” said Simon Phillips, president,
Worldwide Consumer Products, and CEO, Marvel Animation. “We are very pleased to
work with leading kids and family videogame publisher THQ to build our
kid-friendly Super Hero Squad brand in the interactive space.”