FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., - June 28, 2005 -THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that Disney's Cinderella Magical Dreams, licensed by Buena Vista Games, will be available for the Game Boy® Advance this September across Europe and Australia. This will coincide with the launch of the DVD Platinum edition of Disney's Cinderella this autumn.
"Cinderella is an exciting property with universal awareness among children and parents." said Ian Curran, senior vice president of European publishing, THQ. "It will be released alongside the DVD launch of Cinderella and I'm sure that boys and girls alike will have yet another great Disney gaming experience."
About Disney's Cinderella Magical Dreams on Game Boy Advance:
Cinderella's dreams come true in Disney Interactive's latest release, Cinderella: Magical Dreams for the Game Boy Advance. Players will relive highlights of the classic Cinderella story in this enchanting action-platform, side-scrolling game. Cinderella: Magical Dreams includes a variety of gameplay styles, so that the action can be adapted to the storyline. Throughout the game, players can help Cinderella get ready for the Royal Ball, watch as the mice go on a dangerous quest to find material to make Cinderella's dress, solve the Fairy Godmother's Bubble Arcade Puzzler, and ballroom dance the night away with Cinderella and the handsome Prince. When the clock strikes Midnight, Cinderella must flee the ball and the King's royal guards, as they chase her back to her chateau in an action-packed race against time.
For more information on THQ's Disney's Cinderella Magical Dreams and the rest of THQ's 2005 product lineup, please visit www.thq.com.
About Buena Vista Games
Buena Vista Games, Inc. (BVG) is the interactive entertainment arm of The Walt Disney Company. The division publishes, markets and distributes a broad portfolio of multi-platform video games and interactive entertainment worldwide. The company also licenses properties and works directly with third-party interactive game publishers to bring products for all ages to market. For more information, please log on to www.buenavistagames.com http://www.buenavistagames.com
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, 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 and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
Game Boy Advance is a trademark or registered trademark of Nintendo Of America Inc.
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