If you click on a link and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our editorial policy.

Don't Just Watch It - Live the Life of a Superstar in the New WWE(R) SmackDown(R) vs. Raw(R) 2007 Video Game

Latest Installment of Highly Successful Video Game Franchise Enters the Next Generation Ring With Impressive Roster and Powerful New Features

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., Nov. 14 -- THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) today announced that WWE ® SmackDown ® vs. Raw ® 2007 for the Xbox 360 TM video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation ® 2 computer entertainment system are now available at retailers worldwide. The PSP ® (PlayStation ® Portable) system version is scheduled to be available later this month. With unprecedented levels of choice and control, the game brings to life the thrills of being a World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. SuperStar like never before with prominent new features, key product updates and a power-packed roster of WWE SuperStars, Divas and Legends. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 is rated "T" for Teen and is available for the suggested retail prices of $49.99 (PlayStation 2, PSP) and $59.99 (Xbox 360).

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 enables players to experience the thrill of being a WWE SuperStar like never before with key upgrades, next generation graphics and new game play features. Environmental hotspots let players use multiple objects in and around the ring, as well as from crowd members, to inflict damage on their opponents. Players can also get closer than ever to WWE fans as they battle in a new interactive fighting area within the crowd. New ultimate control moves and an enhanced season mode with multiple branching storylines let players take the power of the WWE SuperStars into their own hands, while a brand new analog control grappling system makes fighting more realistic than ever with intuitive movements and new levels of control. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2007 is also packed with significant product upgrades, including an expanded General Manager Mode, updated rosters for both RAW and SmackDown, enhanced online multiplayer game play with voice chat support and more. In addition, the PSP system version includes an exclusive Road To WrestleMania mode, which allows players to select from four unique tournament styles and compete for supremacy in single-elimination battles.

More information about WWE SmackDown vs. RAW 2007 can be found at www.svr2007.com and www.thq.com.

About World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. is an integrated media and entertainment company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and London. Additional information on the company can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. Information on television ratings and community activities can be found at parents.wwe.com.

About THQ Inc.

THQ Inc. 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 throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ, THQ Wireless and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

About JAKKS Pacific, Inc.

JAKKS Pacific, Inc. is a multi-brand company that designs and markets a broad range of toys and consumer products. The product categories include: Action Figures, Art Activity Kits, Stationery, Writing Instruments, Performance Kites, Water Toys, Sports Activity Toys, Vehicles, Infant/Pre-School, Plush, Construction Toys, Electronics, Dolls, Dress-Up, Role Play, and Pet Toys and Accessories. The products are sold under various brand names including JAKKS Pacific, Play Along, Flying Colors, Creative Designs International, Road Champs, Child Guidance, Pentech, Trendmasters, Toymax, Funnoodle, Go Fly a Kite, Color Workshop, JPI and Plug It In & Play TV Games. JAKKS and THQ Inc. participate in a joint venture that has worldwide rights to publish and market World Wrestling Entertainment video games. For further information, visit www.jakkspacific.com.

All World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.

"PlayStation", "PS" Family logo and "PSP" are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox Live logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

Author
GamesIndustry International avatar

GamesIndustry International

Contributor

GamesIndustry International is the world's leading games industry website, incorporating GamesIndustry.biz and IndustryGamers.com.