THQ To Announce Alter Echo at E3Action Game from THQ's Newest Internal Studio Features Pioneering TimeDilation Technology and Morphing Gameplay CALABASAS HILLS, Calif.--May 14, 2002-- THQ Inc. today announced that it will unveil "Alter Echo(TM)" at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles. Developed by THQ studio Outrage® Games, "Alter Echo" is an innovative action game that lets players morph between three combat modes and alter time with pioneering TimeDilation(TM) technology. A revolutionary PostFX(TM) camera system intensifies the action with spectacular visual effects that heighten the drama of every combo and special attack. "Alter Echo" is scheduled for release on the PlayStation®2 computer entertainment system and the Xbox(TM) video game system from Microsoft in early 2003. "As the first title from Outrage Games since becoming one of THQ's internal development studios, we are extremely enthusiastic about `Alter Echo,'" said Jack Sorensen, executive vice president of worldwide studios, THQ. "Featuring a unique style of gameplay and groundbreaking technology such as TimeDilation, `Alter Echo' is another original THQ product that we hope to develop into a major franchise." "`Alter Echo' is the type of intense action game in which Outrage specializes," stated Matt Toschlog, studio director of Outrage Games. "We feel new gameplay elements such as the ability to morph on the fly and the robust PostFX camera system allow the player to experience something completely fresh."