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Rockpool Developed Worms Gets 10 Out Of 10 From Total Mobile Magazine


Manchester, United Kingdom -- 2nd May 2006 -- Rockpool Games is delighted to receive the impressive and rare ten-out-of-ten review score for Worms which the company developed for THQ Wireless.

The review which appears in Total Mobile magazine this month reviews the very latest Worms game from Rockpool which was recently released by THQ Wireless in order to coincide with the launch of Worms 3D on Sony PSP and has recently topped the mobile download charts on many carrier decks.

Although Rockpool developed Worms Golf and Worms Forts for THQ Wireless this release marks the first 'true' Worms game from Rockpool. Clearly Total Mobile Magazine is pleased with the results commenting that the game, "...fixes our two complaints about the old game - lack of weapons and lack of worms. You now get the more regular four per team and pretty much the whole gamut of weaponry at your disposal, which makes for a much more interesting scrap."

They add, "It's not often we consider games to be virtually flawless, but this one earns our highest praise."

Rockpool's Managing Director, Paul Gouge, said, "It a great testament to the quality of the team here in Manchester and it further cements Rockpool's position as one of the very best independent developers in the mobile space".

For further information please contact:

Tina Elkin, Rockpool Games Ltd

Tel: +44 (0) 161 839 2828,
Fax: +44 (0) 161 839 2838
Louise Gabriel, THQ Wireless, Inc
Tel: +44 (0)1483 767656
Mobile: +44 (0)7747 488 198
Fax: +44 (0)1483 770727

-- About Rockpool Games --

Rockpool is one of Europe's leading developers of games for wireless devices. Amongst the largest and longest-established independent studios, Rockpool is one of the few able to offer a full solution including Development, QA, Porting and Certification. It has a proven track-record of delivering the highest-profile brands for the largest publishers.

-- About THQ Wireless, Inc --
THQ Wireless Inc., a subsidiary of THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI), is a global leader in mobile entertainment, offering a wide range of wireless products, including games, personalization products, information services and messaging based on top licenses such as the WWETM, Star Wars, popular Nickelodeon properties and professional sports leagues including the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB and the NHRA. In addition to wireless entertainment products, THQ Wireless' controlling interest in MINICK gives the company access to one of the largest premium messaging networks in the world in order to offer a broad range of services from content distribution to mobile marketing campaigns and place the company at the forefront of this rapidly growing messaging market. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ Wireless has offices worldwide, in addition to distribution agreements through wireless carriers across the globe. Further information can be found at 2005).

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