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THQ and Gas Powered Games to Unveil Supreme Commander at Electronic Entertainment Expo

Gas Powered Games' Chris Taylor to Command the NVIDIA Stage At the Videogame Industry's Biggest Trade Show

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., May 10 -- THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI) today announced that revolutionary game developer Chris Taylor of Gas Powered Games will be presenting an exclusive demonstration of the studio's genre-defining Windows PC strategy game Supreme Commander at this year's Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3). This will mark the first live presentation of the game to the public. Published by THQ and developed by Gas Powered Games, Supreme Commander redefines real time strategy gaming through unparalleled scope and scale, and is scheduled to release in early 2007.

"My development team has been working around the clock to deliver something gamers have never experienced before," said Chris Taylor, CEO and creative director, Gas Powered Games. "Supreme Commander truly is the next generation of PC gaming, and I'm excited to present this highly anticipated masterpiece for the first time to the fans that made it possible."

E3 2006 will take place at the Los Angeles Convention Center from May 10-12. Chris Taylor's exclusive presentation of Supreme Commander will begin at 2:00 p.m. each day of the show on the NVIDIA stage, located in booth #300 in the South Hall.

About Gas Powered Games

Gas Powered Games was founded in May 1998 by Chris Taylor, creator of the award-winning Total AnnihilationTM. Located in the Pacific Northwest, GPG is a short distance from Seattle, Washington. GPG is devoted to creating immersive, state-of-the-art games that push the boundaries of video game entertainment. The company's first project, Dungeon Siege was released in April 2002, and the sequel, Dungeon Siege II, was released in August 2005. Dungeon Siege the movie is currently in post-production and is set for release in 2006 by Check for more information on all Gas Powered Games projects.

About THQ

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

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as "THQ"), including but not limited to expectations and projections related to the release and features of Supreme Commander, and are based upon management's beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements, including, but not limited to economic, competitive and technological factors affecting the operations, markets, products, and pricing of THQ. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ's financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2005, and particularly the discussion of risk factors that may affect results of operations set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

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