THQ AND RELIC ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCE WARHAMMER 40,000: DAWN OF WAR
Popular Tabletop Wargame to Take PC Gamers by Storm in Fall 2004
CALABASAS HILLS, Calif. - December 10, 2003 - THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced Warhammer 40,000; Dawn of War, the first real-time strategy title in its agreement with industry-leading PC development studio Relic Entertainment Inc. Based on the world of Warhammer 40,000 - the dark, futuristic, fantasy universe traveled by millions worldwide from Games Workshop (LSE: GAW), the world's largest tabletop wargames company - Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War is scheduled for release in fall 2004.
"Warhammer 40,000 encompasses an extremely rich universe where legions of warriors engage in intense tactical combat scenarios, the perfect backdrop for a real-time strategy experience," said Philip Holt, Vice President of Product Development, THQ. "When we looked for a developer, Relic's expertise in the genre and passion for the license made them the ideal fit."
"The opportunity to work directly with the creators of this highly-regarded, well-traveled world was very enticing for our team," said Alex Garden, CEO at Relic. "Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War will bring the epic moments of the tabletop gaming experience to life with genre-defining front-line combat scenarios."
A bit more info here: http://www.relic.com/product/dawnofwar/