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How Will You Play? Embrace the Superstar Lifestyle and Become a Legend in WWE(R) SmackDown(R) vs. Raw(R) 2008

Latest Installment in the No. 1 Fighting Video Game Franchise(a)

Enters the Ring With Debut on Three New Platforms

AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2007--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAKK) today announced that WWE(R) SmackDown(R) vs. Raw(R) 2008 is now available at major retailers throughout North America. The latest addition to the leading fighting video game franchise turns the Superstars of today into the Legends of tomorrow, delivering prominent new features and enhancements, in addition to debuting on three new platforms - the Wii(TM) home video game system, Nintendo DS(TM) and PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is also available for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation(R)2 computer entertainment system and PSP(R) (PlayStation(R)Portable) system, with the wireless version slated to launch on various mobile carriers worldwide throughout November. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 is rated "T" for Teen and is available for the suggested retail prices of $59.95 (PLAYSTATION 3 system, Xbox 360), $49.95 (Wii, PlayStation 2 system), $39.95 (PSP system) and $29.95 (Nintendo DS).

"WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 marks the largest simultaneous cross-platform launch to date for the franchise, and we are excited by its extensive worldwide growth potential with a broad audience of gamers," said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. "The unique game play features delivered across the platforms, including our debut offerings on the Wii, Nintendo DS and PLAYSTATION 3 system, offer gamers more ways to embrace the WWE video game experience."

"The new features offered in WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 deliver fresh, innovative game play that significantly enhances this classic and enormously popular video game franchise," said Nelo Lucich, vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. "Players can look forward to more choice, control and strategic options with the new Superstar Fighting Styles, and with the RAW, SmackDown and ECW(R) brands all represented, players can embrace this latest installment like no other before."

About WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008
WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 for the Xbox 360, PLAYSTATION 3 system, PlayStation 2 system and PSP system will let players take the fight into their own hands with the debut of eight Superstar Fighting Styles. Each fighting style has its own unique strategy with exclusive moves and abilities. A brand new Struggle Submission System gives players intuitive and natural control over their WWE Superstars using the analog sticks. Realism and strategy are at the forefront, as players can now control the amount of pressure they apply. WWE 24/7 Mode, which combines the popular Season and General Manager modes, embraces the intensity of the Superstar lifestyle. Multiple character development options, stat tracking and career goals will guide players toward the ultimate achievement of becoming a WWE Legend. In addition, WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 includes numerous fan-requested updates, including new rosters, more environmental hotspots, improved out-of-ring action and much more.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 for the Wii features unique controls and gameplay created specifically for the platform, resulting in quick response times and a more arcade feel. Ultimate control is taken to the next level, as players can act out slams, strikes, taunts and finishers as they take place on screen.

WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 for the Nintendo DS lets players directly control a Superstar's action with the stylus, while situation-based fighting includes over 80 unique holds for a variety of strategic options. Players can also experience a full year of WWE action, storylines and drama in WWE Season Mode.

More information about WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 can be found at www.thq.com and www.smackdownvsraw.com.

About World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc.
Additional information on World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: WWE), can be found at wwe.com and corporate.wwe.com. For information on our global activities, go to http://www.wwe.com/worldwide/.
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. (NASDAQ: JAKK) 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(R), Play Along(R), Flying Colors(R), Creative Designs International(TM), Road Champs(R), Child Guidance(R), Pentech(R), Trendmasters(R), Toymax(R), Funnoodle(R), Go Fly a Kite(R), Color Workshop(R), JAKKS Pets(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.jakks.com.

Trademarks: All World Wrestling Entertainment programming, talent names, images, likenesses, slogans, wrestling moves, and logos are the exclusive property of World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. ECW is a trademark owned by WWE Libraries, Inc. ECW is a trademark owned by WWE Libraries, Inc. All other trademarks, logos and copyrights are the property of their respective owners.

Microsoft, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live, the Xbox logos, and the Xbox Live logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

"PlayStation," "PLAYSTATION," "PSP" and "PS" Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. PSP(R) system - Memory Stick Duo(TM) may be required (sold separately).

Wii and Nintendo DS are trademarks of Nintendo.

The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts may be "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on current expectations, estimates and projections about the business of THQ Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively referred to as "THQ"), including, but not limited to, expectations and projections related to the release of the WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2008 video game, and are based upon management's current beliefs and certain assumptions made by management. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, business, competitive, economic, legal, political and technological factors affecting our industry, operations, markets, products or pricing. Readers should carefully review the risk factors and the information that could materially affect THQ's financial results, described in other documents that THQ files from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal period ended March 31, 2007, and particularly the discussion of risk factors set forth therein. Unless otherwise required by law, THQ disclaims any obligation to update its view on any such risks or uncertainties or to revise or publicly release the results of any revision to these forward-looking statements. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.

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(a) Source: The NPD Group / Retail Tracking Service; Title - WWE SmackDown vs. Raw; LTD through September 2007

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