THQ & JAKKS Pacific issued the following press release today:
Relive, Rewrite and Redefine the Greatest Moments in World Wrestling Entertainment® History With WWE® Legends of WrestleMania®
New Fighting Videogame Property Embraces its Colorful Roots To Deliver Definitive WWE Elements of the Eighties and Nineties
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that WWE® Legends of WrestleMania® is now available at retailers worldwide for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system. Featuring a distinguished roster of WWE Legends and Managers, including Hulk Hogan, Andre the Giant and Bobby “the Brain” Heenan, a new grapple-based fighting system and the opportunity to relive, rewrite and redefine key moments in WrestleMania history, WWE Legends of WrestleMania is rated “T” for Teen and is available for the suggested retail price of $59.99.
“WWE Legends of WrestleMania delivers a unique, yet easy to pick up and play experience that is certain to have widespread appeal in the global marketplace,” said Scott Guthrie, executive vice president, publishing, THQ. “Through its compelling roster, arcade-style control system, vintage WWE presentation and more, fans everywhere can now experience their favorite WWE moments of the past on two of the biggest videogame consoles.”
“WWE Legends of WrestleMania fully embraces the WWE during the Eighties and Nineties,” said Nelo Lucich, senior vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. “We look forward to seeing gamers compete in classic feuds and create a history of their own.”