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Halfbrick announces 8-Bit Cartridge DLC for Fruit Ninja Kinect™

Retro style meets modern gameplay, debuting at PAX Prime

Brisbane, Australia– August 28 th, 2012– To celebrate the golden age of gaming and add even more content to Fruit Ninja Kinect™, Halfbrick has announced the imminent release of the 8-Bit Cartridge DLC for the XBLA favorite. With a funky chiptunes soundtrack and gigantic pixels everywhere, the classic style of retro games comes alive in the modern motion-controlled masterpiece!

The DLC features the Super Retro Land background, Game Man shadow and Pixel Love blade– not to mention a complete graphical overhaul as Sensei and his beloved fruit receive a serious downgrade. Releasing this Friday, August 31 st for 160 Microsoft Points, the 8-Bit Cartridge pack is the first of many more DLC packs planned for Fruit Ninja Kinect™ throughout the remainder of 2012.

As long-time exhibitors and supporters of the Penny Arcade Expo, Halfbrick staff will be on hand this week at PAX Prime in Seattle (Booth 6115) to demo the 8-Bit Cartridge. The fun doesn’t stop there– Halfbrick is giving away free download codes for the DLC to each and every person who visits*!

Since its initial release as part of the 2011 Summer of Arcade , Fruit Ninja Kinect™ has been downloaded over 1.5 million times, cementing its place as one of the most popular XBLA games of all time.

To check out the debut trailer for the 8-Bit Cartridge, head to Halfbrick’s official Youtube page:


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