Press Release from Yahoo! - June 8, 2005
THQ Reintroduces Popular Games in 'Double Packs' Program for Game Boy(R) Advance
Two Top-Selling Video Game Titles Ship on One Game Pack
CALABASAS HILLS, Calif., June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI - News) today released two new Game Boy® Advance Double Packs, each featuring two previously released, top-selling titles. One Double Pack includes games based on popular Nickelodeon TV shows, SpongeBob SquarePants(TM): Battle for Bikini Bottom and Fairly OddParents: Breakin' Da Rules. The other features two titles based on the hit Walt Disney Pictures presentations of Pixar Animation Studios' films, Finding Nemo and Monsters, Inc. Both packs are now available for $29.99 each at retail outlets throughout North America, offering consumers a great entertainment value.
"As the long-standing leader of the handheld gaming market, THQ was the first company to release these innovative Double Packs for the Game Boy Advance," said Tiffany Ternan, senior vice president of North American sales and distribution, THQ. "The compilation Double Packs present a tremendous value to consumers allowing kids to interact with their favorite characters from top-rated TV shows and movies in multiple adventures."About Walt Disney Pictures presentations of Pixar Animation Studios' films Finding Nemo and Monsters, Inc. Game Boy Advance Double Pack:
Finding Nemo follows the exciting adventures of Nemo and all the beloved characters from the Academy Award®-winning film. Play as Nemo and join the tank gang in their plan to escape from the dentist office. Players also can dive in for the ultimate underwater adventure as Dory and Marlin navigate their way through the jellyfish forest, escape from Bruce the shark and ride the Eastern Australian current with the sea turtles. The search for Nemo is on!
In a Walt Disney Pictures presentation of a Pixar Animation Studios' film Monsters, Inc. players assume the role of Sulley, Monsters, Inc.'s top "Scarer." After Sulley accidentally lets a little girl (nick-named Boo) into the monster world, it's his mission to return her home safely. Using Sulley's laugh launcher to defend themselves, players will explore different monster world environments in more than 20 levels including restaurant buildings, the scream factory and the neighborhood streets of Monstropolis.