AGOURA HILLS, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sept. 10, 2007–THQ Inc. (NASDAQ:THQI) today announced that Drawn to Life(TM), the first Nintendo DS(TM) game that lets players draw and play as their own hero, has begun shipping to retail outlets throughout North America. In Drawn to Life, players use the stylus to create their hero and draw in additional environmental elements to help them on their journey through the many game worlds. The release marks THQ’s first original property created specifically for the highly popular DS system. Drawn to Life is rated E for everyone and is now available for a suggested retail price of $29.99.

“As the leading third-party publisher for Nintendo systems for the fifth year in a row(a), THQ is thrilled to now bring the highly-anticipated Drawn to Life to the hands of gamers,” said Bob Aniello, senior vice president of worldwide marketing, THQ. “Drawn to Life takes full advantage of the Nintendo DS features in a completely new way and we anticipate this unique style of gameplay will be well-received by DS fans.”

In Drawn to Life, players will help save a dying village from the shadow-like evil that has taken over the world. Players will draw their own unique hero to conquer a variety of different worlds including the Snow Fields, the Deep Dark Forest, the Rapo Islands and the castle of Rapoville. The robust drawing tool contains different methods of creation such as numerous colors and palettes, brush types and stamps that will allow for complete freedom to develop one-of-a-kind characters and game elements. The game also features several unlockable character templates and the ability to save up to two profiles, each with three original characters, and more than 150 drawings. Drawn to Life will also feature the ability for players to trade their created heroes with friends via the Nintendo DS multicard local wireless function.

Drawn to Life is developed by 5TH Cell in Seattle, Washington. For more information on this game, as well as additional THQ titles, please visit