MICROSOFT'S 12 DAYS OF XBOX DEALS END ON CHRISTMAS DAY WITH HALFBRICK'S FRUIT NINJA KINECT

BRISBANE, Australia - Dec. 24, 2011 - Top-tier developer Halfbrick today announced it is slicing the price of its Xbox Live Arcade hit Fruit Ninja Kinect -- the best-selling title of Summer of Arcade 2011 -- in half on Christmas Day, December 25 only. This sale is part of Microsoft's 12 Days of Xbox Deals and will allow fruit slicing fans looking for a last minute gift, or hosts looking for a holiday-party activity to download  Fruit Ninja Kinect for half the price at only 400 Microsoft points or $5.

Players looking for a perfect way to show off their new Kinect can celebrate the holidays with their friends and family by swinging their arms and legs to attack fruit. Fruit Ninja Kinect takes all the frenzied fruit slicing action of the highly popular and addictive mobile game and brings it full scale as players trade in finger chops for full body motion slicing, swinging their arms to cut through an endless cascade of flying fruits while trying to avoid dangerous bombs.

Additionally, the latest Fruit Ninja Kinect Christmas DLC includes the snow-dusted "Santa's Workshop," the "Snow Globe" silhouette and the sugary sweet "Candy Cane Blade" - all of which are now available for free under "Christmas Present" in the Sensei Swag menu upon download.

Fruit Ninja Kinect is rated "E for Everyone" by the ESRB and is currently available for download through Xbox LIVE Arcade for 800 MSP ($10 USD) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system with Kinect™. It will be on sale Sunday, December 25 for 400 MSP ($5 USD).

For more information about Halfbrick and Fruit Ninja Kinect, visit:  http://www.halfbrick.com.

To download Fruit Ninja Kinect via Xbox LIVE Marketplace, visit:  http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/Product/Fruit-Ninja-Kinect/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d80258410b79

For all press assets, including box art and screenshots, 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.

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