THQ Inc. today announced that it will publish Rainbow Studios? Splashdown 2, the sequel to the critically acclaimed, top-selling Splashdown. Inspired by the spectacle and excitement of theme parks and thrill rides, SplashDown 2 will have players blasting through massive, imaginative locales with amazing sights and startling events around every corner. Splashdown 2 is scheduled for release on the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system in summer 2003.
?Rainbow Studios has consistently delivered some of the most innovative interactive entertainment products over the past 15 years,? stated Brian Farrell, president and CEO, THQ. ?Building on the retail success and critical acclaim of the original Splashdown, we are extremely excited to have Splashdown 2 be the first Rainbow Studios title published by THQ.?
?Splashdown 2 is set to redefine the racing genre with its amazing graphics and cinematic gameplay,? stated Scott Novis, vice president, Rainbow Studios. ?We are thrilled to be able to utilise THQ?s unparalleled publishing expertise for the project - this is just the beginning of THQ and Rainbow?s partnership to produce true cutting edge products that push the technology envelope.?