BRISBANE, Australia - Dec. 8, 2011 - Halfbrick, the leading Australian studio behind the chart-topping mobile titles Fruit Ninja and Jetpack Joyride, in conjunction with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq:  DWA) and THQ Inc. (Nasdaq: THQI), today announced that Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots Lite is now available for download on mobile iOS platforms from the App Store SM for free.

FruitNinja: Puss in Boots Lite offers players a free taste of a select number of challenges from the full game's puzzling Bandito mode. Players confront precision and timing challenges while going head-to-head with the most misunderstood fruit of all-the tomato! In a test of slicing skills, players attempt to dice through a cascade of falling fruits in their path while avoiding the game-ending bombs.

With multiple Bandito challenges and a number of unlockable Stash items for customizing the look of the game, players can enjoy a glimpse at the juicy app at no cost.

Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots Lite is now available on the iPhone and iPad (HD) for free.  To download from the App Store, please visit:     

Fruit Ninja: Puss in Boots (full version) is available for $0.99 on the iPhone and $1.99 on the iPad. To download from the App Store, please visit:

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About Halfbrick

Founded in 2001, Halfbrick has been on the forefront of the Australian game development industry for more than a decade. After years of experience developing licensed titles for platforms such as Game Boy® Advance, Nintendo DS™ and PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, the studio has begun expanding its portfolio with a range of original self-published games for downloadable platforms. In 2010, Halfbrick became one of the most well known independent developers in the world with the success of Fruit Ninja, Monster Dash and Age of Zombies on mobile devices, and other releases such as Raskulls on Xbox LIVE Arcade. The studio continues to create fun and unique games and looks to explore new opportunities and technologies in the world of casual games development.

About DreamWorks Animation

DreamWorks Animation creates high-quality entertainment, including CG animated feature films, television specials and series, live entertainment properties and online virtual worlds, meant for audiences around the world. The Company has world-class creative talent, a strong and experienced management team and advanced filmmaking technology and techniques. DreamWorks Animation has been named one of the "100 Best Companies to Work For" by FORTUNE ®Magazinefor three consecutive years. In 2011, DreamWorks Animation ranks #10 on the list. All of DreamWorks Animation's feature films are now being produced in 3D. The Company has theatrically released a total of 22 animated feature films, including the franchise properties of Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon.

About THQ

THQ Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) 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, Calif., 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

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