news\ Sep 27, 2011 at 3:58 pm

2K Play’s The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom Smokes Up Steam on 4-20


2K Play announced today that the critically acclaimed The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is now available for download on Windows PC through Steam. Set in a world made famous by keystone cops, theater organs and pie-in-the-face slapstick, the inventive game has been heralded as a “big contender for DLC game of the year” by, who gave the game a perfect 100/100 score. The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom presents the comical escapades of the portly pie thief P.B. Winterbottom on his mad-capped pursuit of scrumptious brain-teasing pies that wreak frontal lobe havoc from the puzzle-filled euphoria of time manipulation and self-replication.

Created by The Odd Gentlemen, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom was originally released for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The Windows PC version was developed by 2K China and is available exclusively on Steam and comes with many new appetizing ingredients, including expanded leaderboard options, new unlockable achievements, five additional brain-teasing puzzles and Steam Cloud, which allows players to take the game with them on the road by accessing saved games from the Steam network.

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom has received numerous accolades from the media, including:

  • “The game stands alone when compared to other highly acclaimed downloadable titles, due in large part to the game’s devious puzzle design, entertaining writing, and striking artistic style.” - Game Informer Magazine
  • “Satisfying with a near-perfect consistency throughout.” – Destructoid, 95 out of 100
  • “The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom’s creative challenges play with your emotions, deftly alternating between making you feel like a genius and an absolute buffoon.” - GamePro, 90 out of 100

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is rated E for everyone by the ESRB. For more information on The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom please visit

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