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Crispy and Delicious, The Baconing is Now Released for All Platforms

Hothead Games releases DeathSpank’s latest saga on Xbox Live®Arcade, PlayStation®Network, PC, and Mac

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Action RPG, Mac, Macintosh, Microsoft, PC, PC gaming, PLAYSTATION Network, PS3, PSN, PlayStation 3, RPG, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE Arcade, steam

VANCOUVER - August 31, 2011

Indie game developer Hothead Games is very excited to announce that gamers can now eat up their tastiest action RPG, The Baconing, on the Xbox LIVE? Arcade for the Xbox 360? video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation?Network, Windows-based PC, and Mac.

This epic adventure of bacon goodness is available on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 for 1200 Microsoft Points, and on PlayStation?Network, Steam, and the Mac App Store for $14.99.

Mike Inglehart, Producer on The Baconing commented:“This stand alone sci-fi adventure is our best game yet. If you like Hothead’s games, be prepared for plenty of our charm, humor and adventure. If you never played a DeathSpank game before, jump in with The Baconing– it’s very, very tasty and available for everyone, regardless of what system you want to play on”

In The Baconing, hero DeathSpank, oblivious of an ancient Thongolith myth, carelessly pulls on all six Thongs of Virtue at the same time, summoning an unspeakable self-evil, the AntiSpank. DeathSpank must bear the incredible heat and enter the Fires of Bacon to destroy five of the six thongs to vanquish the AntiSpank.

With an improved tactical combat system, players can defeat evil on their own or partner up with new side-kick, Bob from Marketing and other characters for local co-op play. Along the way, DeathSpank travels through sci-fi inspired worlds, meeting a hilarious cast of characters, and obtains new Weapons of Justice and suits of armor as he fights to return peace to his beloved Spanktopia.

For more information on The Baconing, please visit www.thebaconing.com

Meet DeathSpank in the official trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7F48fnGVMbg&hd=1

Download all the assets: www.triplepointpr.com/dl/hothead/Baconing_press_kit.zip (237.8MB)

For more information on Hothead Games, please visit www.hotheadgames.com

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About Hothead Games

Hothead Games, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, is an emotionally secure independent developer and publisher of groundbreaking downloadable titles. Maybe we don’t have a“make your own ice-cream sandwich bar” like some other game companies, but Hothead has brought to life original games such as the scientist-approved DeathSpank and the award-winning Swarm. Hothead is partnering with cool indie studios to bring games like Braid to new platforms and new audiences. We also like to stand near really ugly people so that we appear more attractive ourselves. Check us out at www.hotheadgames.com.

Ellen Manuszak, TriplePoint for Hothead Games

212.730.9744

ellen@triplepointpr.com

Oliver Birch, Director of Marketing, Hothead Games

media@hotheadgames.com

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