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United Cutlery(R) Releases Full Size Darksiders(R) Chaoseater Sword Replica Under License With THQ

(November 11, 2011)

MOULTRIE, GA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/11/11 -- United® Cutlery, manufacturer of licensed edged and adult collectibles for the entertainment industry since 1981, announced today its release of a full-size Chaoseater™ sword replica from THQ® and Vigil Games™ Darksiders® video game.

United® Cutlery, the industry leader in collectible film and game replicas, has meticulously crafted War's Chaoseater sword replica following the exact high resolution 3D game models and artwork created for the Darksiders game. They have matched as closely as possible every detail, right down to the faces sculpted into the blade, and the fine, battle-worn nicks and dents. This sword is a high quality collectible created for video game enthusiasts and is not intended to be struck against other objects. Each steel-reinforced, cold-cast replica features a hand-polished alloy blade surface, with hand-painted and weathered surface details, just like a high-quality film prop. The grip is wrapped in high-grade, genuine leather. Included is a custom wall display. As with all United Cutlery collectibles, only the finest materials were used and close attention to detail and quality is a top priority. Each replica has been individually serialized and marked with the THQ copyright and trademark identification, to ensure its authenticity.

About Darksiders® Penned by legendary comic book artist Joe Madureira, Darksiders is set in a Post-Apocalyptic, demon-ravaged world where the forces of evil have prematurely brought about the end of the world. Tricked into bringing about the apocalypse early, War is stripped of his powers and cast down to Earth to clear his name. Darksiders follows his epic quest of vengeance and redemption which pits him against both the forces of heaven and hell.

Josh Austin, Director of Licensing and Merchandising at THQ Inc. commented, "We are excited to offer authentic Darksiders replicas through our partnership with United Cutlery. Everyone at THQ and Vigil are thrilled with the level of detail put into this sword."


Owner & C.E.O. of United Cutlery Clint Kadel said, "We're expecting this sword to be a launching point for more full-scale Darksider replicas, especially with Darksiders 2 on the horizon."

The final version of the Chaoseater replica, with an MSRP of $325, is scheduled to hit retail stores before Christmas 2011 but will premier exclusively to edged collectible dealer BUDK.com before all other retailers. It is available for pre-order now at BUDK.com/darksiders.

About United® Cutlery With 28 years of branded experience, United® Cutlery continues to be the leader in producing top quality licensed collectibles. United® Cutlery strives to make knives and swords to the highest standards in the industry with superior materials and workmanship that are a step above the cheap imitations. In addition to Darksiders®, United® Cutlery is currently licensed to manufacture products for God of War®, Devil May Cry4®, GI Joe: Rise of Cobra, KISS®, Lynyrd Skynyrd®, The Lord of the Rings®, Highlander®, Prince of Persia®, and The Expendables®.

About BUDK BUDK offers high-quality, direct-to-consumer swords, knives, medieval and fantasy weaponry, air guns, and other collectible weapons. BUDK was founded by Clint Kadel 20 years ago and has been a thriving success since. BUDK distributes The BUDK Catalog and operates the http://www.BUDK.com website. For a free catalog or to view the entire BUDK product selection visit their website.

For more information, or to request a free BUDK® Catalog, CLICK HERE. You can learn more about Darksiders® at THQ's Web site.

About THQ THQ Inc. is a leading worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. The company develops its products for all popular game systems, personal computers and wireless devices. Headquartered in Los Angeles County, California, THQ sells product through its global network of offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. More information about THQ and its products may be found at www.thq.com. THQ, Darksiders, Vigil Games and their respective logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of THQ Inc.

All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners

Michelle Hampton
United Cutlery, Corp.
Email Contact
229.985.1667


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