THQ & JAKKS Pacific Comment On Day of Reckoning

THQ and JAKKS Pacific today officially announced WWE Day of Reckoning 2. The second game in the series builds on the originals action, excitement and attitude of World Wrestling Entertainment and is designed exclusively for the Nintendo GameCube.

In designing WWE DoR2, we wanted to pick up the game’s storyline right where we left off in the last installment, just as WWE’s programming continues its storylines night after night,” said Philip Holt, senior vice president of product development, THQ. “With its improved graphics, as well as enhanced fighting system for more realistic matches, WWE Day of Reckoning 2 is going to offer gamers another installment of top-notch wrestling action”.

“We are thrilled to give WWE fans a solid follow-up to WWE Day of Reckoning,” commented Nelo Lucich, vice president of interactive, JAKKS Pacific. “With new legends, a longer story mode and improved animation, we’re expecting WWE Day of Reckoning 2 to be the most comprehensive WWE experience to date for the Nintendo GameCube.”

WWE Day of Reckoning 2 is scheduled for release in fall 2005.