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THQ to acquire Rainbow Studios

Creator of Splashdown will strengtehn THQ's internal development capabilities

Fifteen-year old Rainbow Studios is to be acquired by venerable computer and videogame publisher THQ, the company announced yesterday evening. Amongst Rainbow's many releases over the years are games such as the Motocross Madness series and Tiger Woods PGA Tour 2000, and they are currently known to be working on games for LucasArts, Activision and Infogrames, including the hotly anticipated Splashdown on PlayStation 2. On a related note, THQ have brought forward the release date of WWF Smackdown: Just Bring It! to November 16th.

Source - press release

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