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See If You Have What It Takes to Be a Rodeo Champion in Top Hand Rodeo Tour Now Available Exclusively for Kinect for Xbox 360


D3Publisher (D3P), a publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software, today announced the launch of Top Hand Rodeo Tour™ for the Kinect™ for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Top Hand Rodeo Tour delivers all the thrills of being a professional cowboy competing on the rodeo circuit and is available exclusively at 3,400 Walmart stores in the United States and at for the suggested retail price of $39.96.

Top Hand Rodeo Tour is the first authentic interactive rodeo video game where players can hop in the saddle and compete in a number of thrilling rodeo events like Bull Riding, Tie Down Roping, Mounted Shooting, Team Roping, Barrel Racing, and more with up to four players. In addition, players can freshen up their competitive talents back at the ranch with fun skill building mini-games. Offering a complete range of full motion controls with Kinect for Xbox 360; swing your rope, shoot your gun, and ride a bull like a pro using all the exact motions, skills, and technique required to be a Top Hand Champion!

Show your friends and family what it takes to be a true cowboy and compete against the best competition in the world. Post your highest scores on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network leaderboards in the only video game that offers you a complete rodeo experience.

Top Hand Rodeo Tour features all the best in-the-dirt events that the sport has to offer and takes the fun of the rodeo home to players of all skill levels,” said Peter Andrew, vice president of product development, D3P. “Players will get a genuine cowboy and cowgirl experience in the first truly authentic rodeo game and take part in one of the fastest growing sports in North America.”

For rodeo fans, enter the Top Hand Rodeo Tour Writing Contest for the chance to win (4) premium tickets to the Houston® Livestock Show and Rodeo 2013, March 16th, 2013 (Ticket Package worth $600). One (1) winner will be chosen at random. For all the contest rules and details to enter, please visit

Top Hand Rodeo Tour is developed by Panic Button for SFC Rodeo Games and is rated “E10+” (Everyone 10 and up – Mild Violence) by the ESRB. For more information on the video game, please visit and find Top Hand Rodeo Tour on Facebook at

About D3Publisher

D3Publisher is a leading video game publisher for all platforms, including: the Wii™ system, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo 3DS™ handheld systems, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Windows PC, and wireless devices. D3Publisher has operations in the U.S., and Japan. The company also owns development studio Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and its technology platform, Vicious Engine 2™. For more information about D3Publisher and its products, please visit:

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