THQ and the WWE are going all TV Guide-ish on their covers for WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011
. Previously we brought word
of the superstars on the U.S., European and Asian covers, while late yesterday the Canadian cover athletes were announced. Canadian WWE fans should be in for a big treat, as joining Edge and Undertaker on the Canadian cover will be WWE Hall of famer and native Canadian Bret “Hit Man” Hart. WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 is still lasted for a October 26, 2010 release.
THQ Announces Lineup of World Wrestling Entertainment® Superstars for Exclusive Front Cover of WWE® SmackDown® vs. Raw® 2011 in Canada
WWE Hall of Famer Bret “Hit Man” Hart® Set to Join WWE Superstars Edge® and Undertaker® on Region-Specific Front Cover of Upcoming Videogame
AGOURA HILLS, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced a new addition to its cover Superstars lineup for WWE® SmackDown® vs. Raw® 2011, the upcoming release from the renowned simulation-based cornerstone of the company’s WWE videogame portfolio. WWE Hall of Famer and Canada native Bret “Hit Man” Hart®, WWE Superstar and Canada native Edge® and legendary WWE Superstar Undertaker® will be featured on an exclusive limited edition front cover of the videogame throughout Canada for the Xbox® 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. The new artwork will join previously announced regional covers for WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011, including WWE Superstars John Cena®, Big Show® and The Miz® on the front cover in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan and India, as well as WWE Superstars Randy Orton®, Undertaker® and Sheamus® on the front cover available throughout Europe. Additional regional covers are expected to be announced later this year.
“Bret Hart, Edge and Undertaker have played instrumental roles in many of WWE’s most memorable moments,” said Danny Bilson, Executive Vice President, Core Games, THQ. “WWE has incredible lineage in Canada, and we are pleased to honor these Superstars and our Canadian fans with their own exclusive cover artwork for WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011.”
“It is an honor to be featured on the cover of WWE SmackDown vs. Raw 2011 and part of a videogame franchise that has become so massive over the years,” said Bret Hart, WWE Hall of Famer. “What really makes this special for me is this cover will be available exclusively in my native country of Canada, and the image captures one of the proudest moments of my career.”