THQ sent out the following press release announcing their upcoming video game based on the Pixar animated film WALL - E. Here it is:
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. - January 3, 2008 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced plans to release the WALL - E video game in conjunction with the film's eagerly awaited theatrical debut from Disney•Pixar in the summer of 2008. WALL - E is anticipated to launch across all major gaming systems including the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PLAYSTATION computer entertainment system, PlayStationێ computer entertainment system, PSP (PlayStationPortable) system, WiiTM home video game system, Nintendo DSTM, Windows PC and Mac, as well as wireless devices.
The long-running relationship between THQ and Disney-Pixar has achieved shipments of more than 35 million units worldwide. THQ's current agreement with Disney-Pixar, which was announced in 2004, includes rights to create games based on four newly created Disney-Pixar film properties. Last year's Ratatouille video game was the first property released by THQ under this agreement.
WALL - E is expected to release this summer and will mark THQ's next installment in the company's well-established and successful association with Disney•Pixar. Development for WALL - E will be led by THQ's internal Heavy Iron Studios.