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WWE(R) Day of Reckoning(TM) 2 Achieves 'Player's Choice' Status on the Nintendo GameCube(TM)

Video Game Industry Honor Allows Consumers to Experience the Action and Intensity of World Wrestling Entertainment(R) at a $19.99 Suggested Retail Price

AGOURA HILLS, Calif., July 5 -- THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (Nasdaq: JAKK) today announced WWE ® Day of Reckoning TM 2 has been added to the "Player's Choice" collection for the Nintendo GameCube TM . WWE Day of Reckoning 2 launched exclusively for Nintendo GameCube in August of 2005 and captured the excitement and intensity of World Wrestling Entertainment programming through a new and longer story mode, an enhanced fighting system, improved graphics and high quality cut scenes. "We are pleased WWE Day of Reckoning 2 will join the 'Player's Choice' collection for Nintendo GameCube," said Kelly Flock, executive vice president of worldwide publishing, THQ. "Our WWE video games continue to reach impressive milestones, and Nintendo GameCube owners can now enjoy the WWE experience at a $19.99 suggested retail price." "It's an honor for WWE Day of Reckoning 2 to be named as part of the 'Player's Choice' collection for Nintendo GameCube," said Nelo Lucich, vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. "A great roster of Superstars and Legends, a new story mode and attractive price point make WWE Day of Reckoning 2 a great addition to any WWE video game fan's collection." Developed by Yuke's Co., Ltd, WWE Day of Reckoning 2 offers players more than 45 Superstars, including John Cena ® , Batista TM , Triple H ® , Big Show ® and Randy Orton ® , along with Legends such as The Rock ® , Mankind TM , Stone Cold TM , Hulk Hogan TM and Bret Hart TM . Featuring a new and longer original story mode filled with all the intensity of WWE programming, players can create their own Superstars and enjoy plot lines tying back to the original WWE Day of Reckoning video game. Complete with high quality cut scenes, improved graphics and an enhanced fighting system, WWE Day of Reckoning 2 also offers multiple levels of pain and limb damage, new finishing moves, special grapples and improved AI differentiators between characters to bring new levels of realism and fun to the franchise. For more information about WWE Day of Reckoning 2 or THQ's complete lineup of games, please visit www.thq.com. About World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: WWE) is an integrated media and entertainment company headquartered in Stamford, Conn., with offices in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto and London. Additional information on the company can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. Information on television ratings and community activities can be found at parents.wwe.com. About THQ Inc. 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 www.thq.com and www.thqwireless.com. THQ, THQ Wireless and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc. About JAKKS Pacific, Inc. JAKKS Pacific, Inc. is a multi-brand company that designs and markets a broad range of toys and consumer products. The product categories include: Action Figures, Art Activity Kits, Stationery, Writing Instruments, Performance Kites, Water Toys, Sports Activity Toys, Vehicles, Infant/Pre-School, Plush, Construction Toys, Electronics, Dolls, Dress-Up, Role Play, and Pet Toys and Accessories. The products are sold under various brand names including JAKKS Pacific ® , Play Along ® , Flying Colors ® , Creative Designs International TM , Road Champs ® , Child Guidance ® , Pentech ® , Trendmasters ® , Toymax ® , Funnoodle ® , Go Fly a Kite ® , Color Workshop ® , JPI TM and Plug It In & Play TV Games TM . JAKKS and THQ Inc. participate in a joint venture that has worldwide rights to publish and market World Wrestling Entertainment video games. For further information, visit www.jakkspacific.com. Trademark Statements The names of all World Wrestling Entertainment televised and live programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans and wrestling moves and all World Wrestling Entertainment logos are trademarks which are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. TM , ® and Nintendo GameCube are trademarks of Nintendo. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
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