Penny Arcade Game Available Now

May 21, 2008

Penny Arcade Game Available Now

Hothead Games today announced that Penny Arcade
Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is now
available worldwide simultaneously via Xbox LIVE Arcade (except Korea) and via
the Greenhouse digital distribution platform (www.playgreenhouse.com)
for the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions. Penny Arcade Adventures: On the
Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is expected to offer players six
to ten hours of gameplay, and is priced at $19.95 for the Windows, Mac, and
Linux versions and at 1600 Microsoft points via Xbox LIVE Arcade. The game has
been rated "M" for Mature by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board for all
platforms.


Click here to download
the new Penny Arcade Adventures launch trailer.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick
Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is an RPG-Adventure game set in the deranged
1920s universe of New Arcadia, delivered to gamers via accessible episodic
releases. Players join Gabe and Tycho, the crime-solving team of the Startling
Developments Detective Agency, to combat savage enemies and solve mysteries
hidden deep in the sinister heart of New Arcadia. The game is the result of
close collaboration between Hothead Games and Penny Arcade, featuring distinct
artwork and characters designed exclusively by Mike "Gabe" Krahulik, story and
dialogue by Jerry "Tycho" Holkins, both brought to life by the Hothead team.

Key Features:

  • Create-a-Player System lets you design and
    develop your own character, seeing it come to life in 3D and in the
    comic-style 2D cut scenes
  • Dynamic turn-based combat system, over-the-top
    animations, and team-up moves during enemy battles
  • Classic adventure game play combines with RPG
    elements to unravel the game’s mysteries and puzzles
  • Authentic Penny Arcade story and dialogue
    written exclusively by Jerry Holkins
  • Includes Gabe, Tycho, Annarchy, the Fruit F*cker
    and many other favorite Penny Arcade characters, plus new characters designed
    by Mike Krahulik