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Constantine Videogame in Play With WB Film Release

THQ Inc. and Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. have released CONSTANTINE for PlayStation2, Xbox retailers across North America. The game, developed by Bits Studios, is based on the Warner Bros. Pictures motion picture CONSTANTINE, an adaptation of the DC Comics/Vertigo HELLBLAZER graphic novels.

"We are excited to release a product that captures the true essence of CONSTANTINE, such a highly anticipated film," said Peter Dille, svp, worldwide marketing, THQ. "The game allows movie and videogame fans alike to take control of the action and experience each terrifying moment firsthand."

"The dark and intense feel of the CONSTANTINE film provides a perfect backdrop for the action-packed game," said Jason Hall, svp of Warner Bros. Interactive Ent. "This game allows players to truly be John Constantine and encounter all of the challenges he faces with an incredible arsenal of artifacts and incantations."

The movies key stars Keanu Reeves, Tilda Swinton, Gavin Rossdale and Max Baker had their likeness recreated in this third person action game.

Game players will find themselves cast as irreverent mystic detective John Constantine set on an investigation in a world of demons and angels that exists just beneath the landscape of contemporary Los Angeles. Amidst a series of catastrophic events, players must seek out and destroy pure evil -- before peace on Earth is destroyed.

THQ Inc. (www.thq.com) is a leading, worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for a variety of hardware platforms including PC CD-ROM, wireless devices, and those manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc., Nintendo and Microsoft.

Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc. (www.warnerbros.com), a Warner Bros. Ent. Co. is a premier licensor and a developer of entertainment content for the interactive space across all current and future platforms, including consoles, PC-based gaming and wireless applications.

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