DreamWorks Taps THQ for Three Franchise Games

THQ has signed a multi-year deal with DreamWorks Animation to be the exclusive maker of video games based on several of the studio’s top franchises.

The game developer had already had been working on a game based on the upcoming feature film MegaMind, and now will add the sequel film Kung Fu Panda: The Kaboom of Doom, the Shrek spinoff Puss in Boots and the TV series The Penguins of Madagascar to its shelf.

‘We are pleased to expand our relationship with THQ and continue to be impressed by their focus on the kids and family videogame business,’ said Kerry Phelan, Head of Worldwide Consumer Products for DreamWorks Animation. ‘We look forward to extending the reach of our feature films and The Penguins of Madagascar TV series into a broad line of games and believe THQ will do a great job of maximizing our properties for family audiences.’