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and Sega today announced the next three GBA titles to appear under
their 16-title co-publishing agreement. Those three titles are
Altered Beast: Guardian of the Realms, The Revenge of Shinobi, and
Space Channel 5. The first two are scheduled for a late 2002
release, with SC5 appearing in early 2003.
"With classic SEGA franchises like ALTERED BEAST: GUARDIAN OF
THE REALMS and THE REVENGE OF SHINOBI, THQ will continue to deliver
top-quality content for the ever-expanding Game Boy Advance
audience," said Alison Locke, executive vice president, North
American Publishing, THQ. "Titles such as these will bolster
THQ's position as the leading third-party publisher in the handheld
category throughout 2002 and beyond."
"ALTERED BEAST and SHINOBI are time-honored SEGA classics,"
said Charles Bellfield, vice president of strategic planning and
corporate affairs, SEGA of America, Inc. "Our strategic
alliance with THQ allows us to bring these hit franchises to the Game
Boy Advance platform and an even wider universe of gamers."
The next round of Game Boy Advance games scheduled to be published by
THQ and SEGA include the following:
THE REVENGE OF SHINOBI - An action-packed side-scroller, THE
REVENGE OF SHINOBI immerses players in a feudal Japanese world where
they must employ their Ninja skills to recapture five legendary
ALTERED BEAST: GUARDIAN OF THE REALMS - Based on the arcade
classic, players morph into a variety of beasts to battle enemies and
bosses via hand-to-hand combat and magical attacks.
SPACE CHANNEL 5 - Based on the hit Dreamcast game, players step
into the role of ace reporter Ulala who scoops the story for Space
Channel 5 as hip-hopping aliens zap citizens into a hypnotic dance