Iconic Arcade Game Returns to Deliver Classic WWE Action in 2-D Format for Popular Handheld Systems!
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - Feb. 21, 2012 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced the release of WWE® WrestleFest™, a faithfully recreated 2-D experience for iPhone® and iPad® based on the well-known WWE arcade game made popular in the 1990s. Complete with current-day WWE Superstars, prominent WWE Legends, an extensive downloadable content program, Road to WrestleMania® progression play and multiplayer functionality, WWE WrestleFest is available now through Apple’s App Store for the suggested retail prices of US $2.99 (iPhone) and US $3.99 (iPad).
In addition today, THQ also announced WWE WrestleFest is in development for additional platforms, including Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, Android™ and PC, with a currently scheduled release window of calendar year 2012.
“WWE WrestleFest greatly complements our WWE videogames portfolio by delivering a unique and captivating way for fans to connect with the virtual WWE experience,” said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. “The game’s arcade-style play, combined with present day WWE content and hints of nostalgia, is a perfect fit for handheld platforms like the iPhone and iPad.”