CALABASAS HILLS, CA., August 8, 2005 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI), today announced that its new original titles, Destroy All Humans!TM and JuicedTM achieved the #3 and #5 positions, respectively, on the UK Charts for the month ending July 30, 2005, according to UK Chart Track. Strong sales of these titles secured THQ's position as the #3 publisher for the month with a 9.7% market share.
"The success of Destroy All Humans and Juiced in the United Kingdom underscores the increasingly global and diversified nature of our product portfolio," said Brian Farrell, president and CEO, THQ. "We continue to focus on Europe as a key market for our products. Earlier this year, we opened an office in Madrid, Spain, and have just opened our THQ Benelux office in the Netherlands. We look forward to deepening our direct presence in Europe through these offices and a Nordic office expected to open by the end of our fiscal year."
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, Netherlands, Spain, Korea and Australia. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ, THQ Wireless, Juiced, Destroy All Humans! and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.