THQ Inc. and JAKKS Pacific, Inc. today announced their newest World Wrestling Entertainment licensed video game, WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW for the PlayStation 2 computer entertainment system, is in the final steps of manufacturing and will begin shipping to UK retailers for a street date of November 12th.
WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW will be the first WWE videogame to feature online play and authentic WWE Superstar voice over. Additionally, WWE SmackDown! vs. RAW will be supported by a heavyweight marketing campaign in the UK including TV, print, online, sponsorship of all WWE programming and promotions with key retail partners.
“The SmackDown! franchise is the best selling wrestling series of all-time and we’re backing it with a comprehensive marketing campaign targeting both core wrestling fans and mass-market gamers alike,” said Peter Dille, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ.
For more information about WWE SmackDown! Vs. RAW for PlayStation 2, please visit www.thq.co.uk