Penny Arcade Game Launch Date Confirmed

May 13, 2008

Penny Arcade Game Launch Date Confirmed

Worldwide Digital Launch on Wednesday, May 21

Hothead Games today announced that Penny Arcade
Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One will be
available worldwide both via Xbox LIVE Arcade (except Korea) and via the
Greenhouse digital distribution platform (www.playgreenhouse.com)
for the Windows, Mac, and Linux versions next Wednesday, May 21.

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.

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.