THQ announced that it has signed a major co-marketing agreement with mobile media company 3, one that will see the latter being included in Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights, an upcoming underground racing game for PC, PS2, PS3, PSP, Xbox 360 and DS.
“To be able to offer 3 the ideal position between mobile and console games with Juiced 2 – THQ’s sequel to a two-million selling Juiced franchise is very exciting for mobile entertainment, ” said Adam Comiskey, International Vice-President, THQ Wireless.
Under the agreement, the 3 brand will be fully integrated into the game, as seen below. Additionally, the mobile version of the game will be available for download directly from the 3 portal.
A playable demo for Spider-Man: Friend or Foe is now available on the Xbox Live Marketplace, offering a sample of the Tokyo Rooftops level with Green Goblin or Venom. There is also a boss battle with Doc Ock in the Tokyo Secret Labs level. Additionally, those who play the demo will be rewarded with an unlockable sidekick cheat code for the final game. Besides the above demo, Xbox 360 has also received samples of Juiced 2: Hot Import Nights and FIFA 08.
On the PC side of things, a new pair of updated Lost Planet: Extreme Conditions demos are available, one for DX10 and the other for DX9, offering the same set of levbels. Grab the DX9 version from ComputerGames.Ro and Gamer’s Hell, and the DX10 version from ComputerGames.Ro and Gamer’s Hell.
THQ‘s conference call this year revealed some new games in development: first up is the confirmation of the already-reported Titan Quest expansion (due in Q1 2007), followed by plans of a Juiced sequel (March 2007). Other new games include a next-gen Stuntman game as well as a return of the MX biking series.