CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., Aug. 18: THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI) and Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL) today announced an international sales and distribution agreement. Under the terms of the agreement, THQ will sell and distribute 14 Majesco titles for the current console, handheld and PC platforms over a two year period in all PAL territories.
"This is a great opportunity for THQ to expand its portfolio of products internationally," stated Ian Curran, Senior Vice President, European Publishing, THQ. "Working with Majesco on such critically-acclaimed games as Psychonauts and key licensed properties such as Jaws is a great opportunity for THQ to expand our business and realise the success of these titles globally."
"This initiative significantly expands Majesco's global presence," said Jesse Sutton, president of Majesco. "THQ is recognized worldwide as a premier publisher and we are excited to partner with them to effectively extend our brands throughout the global community."
The sales and distribution deal covers such highly anticipated titles as Psychonauts, Jaws Unleashed, Nanostray, Aeon Flux, Age of Empires 2, and Black & White Creatures.
About Majesco Entertainment Company
Headquartered in Edison, NJ, Majesco Entertainment Company (Nasdaq: COOL) is an innovative provider of digital entertainment products and content. The Company's diverse product lineup includes forthcoming video games such as Aeon FluxTM and JAWSTM Unleashed, as well as videos for handheld systems via its platform-independent video compression technology; and digital entertainment products like Frogger® TV Arcade. More information about the Company can be found online at http://www.majescoentertainment.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, Netherlands, Spain, Korea and Australia. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ and THQ Wireless and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.
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