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The game will ship to retail stores in North America on Tuesday, August 28.

A unique 3rd person-action game created exclusively for the PSP system, Dead Head Fred draws players into an original 1940’s inspired alternative universe where players will experience an innovative and refreshing twist on Action gameplay as they collect, upgrade and switch the heads of enemies on the fly to strategically fight enemies in a story of revenge and redemption.  As private detective Fred Neuman, savagely murdered and then resurrected in a bizarre scientific experiment without his memory or his head, players embark on a quest for vengeance as they solve their own murder by using the severed heads of enemies to battle their way through challenging but bizarre environments.  Each of the 9 different heads offer a unique gameplay mechanic as players utilize special tactics and puzzle-solving to strategically progress through the game.  Players embark on missions and mini-games to increase powers and attacks by acquiring new heads and collect money to purchase more upgrades to battle malformed mutants, ghoulish gangsters, and maniacal mob bosses.

Dead Head Fred was developed by Vicious Cycle Software, Inc., and is rated "M" (Mature 17+– Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, Mature Humor and Strong Language) by the ESRB and has an MSRP of $29.95.  The game’s official website is
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