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New partnership revealed: Valhalla Game Studios and THQ

Recently, I posted that Devil’s Third was revealed along with the trailer for the game. Here is the official word from THQ and Valhalla Game Studios about their new collaborative effort:

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced its ground-breaking partnership with Valhalla Game StudiosTM to publish the studio’s premier videogame title, Devil’s Third, for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system.

From legendary game creator Tomonobu Itagaki and his newly formed Valhalla Game Studios, Devil’s Third is a fast paced action game set in the near future in the wake of a global catastrophe. Tomonobu Itagaki, whose credits include the critically acclaimed Ninja Gaiden and Dead or Alive franchises, has pledged to deliver an experience like no other, combining a deep storyline with original combat mechanics all set against an atmospheric and explosive backdrop.

Tomonobu Itagaki, Chief Technical Officer, Valhalla Game Studios, commented, “Here at Valhalla Game Studios, I lead a magnificent team of highly talented creators. Valhalla is looking forward to working with THQ to create an innovative new game that will appeal to gamers all around the world. We think you’ll be as excited to play it as we are to be making it.”

Danny Bilson, THQ Executive Vice President of Core Games, commented, “We are honored to be working with Valhalla Game Studios to release their premier title, Devil’s Third. This partnership with leading developer Tomonobu Itagaki reflects the high quality standard we have set for THQ’s Core Games pipeline.”

About Valhalla Game Studios

Valhalla Game Studios Co., Ltd. was founded by Satoshi Kanematsu. Tomonobu Itagaki, who has created outstanding game franchises such as Dead or Alive and Ninja Gaiden, is in charge of the development team at the studio. The studio’s strength comes from a rich experience in the development of high-quality games combining high technical skill, attractive character IP and magnificent gameworlds. More information about Valhalla Game Studios may be found at www.valhallagamestudios.com. Valhalla Game Studios is a registered trademark of Valhalla Game Studios Co., Ltd.

Valhalla Game Studios is represented by CAA.

Source: Press Release

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