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THQ's Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games Stampedes to Retail Shelves

October 20, 2008

THQ's Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games Stampedes to Retail Shelves

Latest Release in the Barnyard Video Game Franchise Herds Favorite TV Characters to New Pastures

THQ Inc. today announced that Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games, based on the popular Nickelodeon television series, is now available at retail outlets throughout North America. The second installment in the Barnyard video game franchise, Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games is available for the first time on Nintendo DS at the suggested retail price of $29.99. The game is rated E for everyone and is also scheduled to be released throughout Europe later this month.

In Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games, players will be able to play as one of their favorite characters from the TV show and compete in a series of wild and wacky sporting events. In an attempt to become the Slop Bucket champion, players will earn points while performing flips and tricks mid-air in Cowapault, drive a watermelon-filled truck through dirt roads in Melon Race, smack raccoons and coyotes with a hammer in Whack-a-Rac, and pick up sheep in a hot-air balloon in Balloon Shepherd. The game features a farm-themed version of classic arcade style gameplay, in which players will have the ability to freely explore the zany Barnyard world like never before, customize their characters and personalize their very own game arena.

For more information about Back at the Barnyard: Slop Bucket Games and the rest of THQ’s lineup of titles, please visit www.playthq.com.

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