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Penny Arcade Adventures: Ep. 2

Platform(s): PC, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: Hothead Games
Developer: Hothead Games

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'Penny Arcade Adventures: Ep. 2' (ALL) Goes Gold, Gets Priced - Trailer

by Rainier on Oct. 1, 2008 @ 10:10 a.m. PDT

The madcap Penny Arcade experience continues in Episode Two where gamers return to the deranged 1920s universe of New Arcadia and rejoin Gabe and Tycho of the Startling Developments Detective Agency to visit crazy new areas, combat bigger and badder enemies, solve even more wacky puzzles and get ever closer to unraveling the mystery in the sinister heart of New Arcadia.

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On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is an RPGAdventure game set in the comic-book-meets-pulp-horrormeets- H.P. Lovecraft deranged 1920s universe of New Arcadia, delivering mature and compelling entertainment to gamers via accessible episodic delivery. The creative collaboration between Penny Arcade creators Mike Gabe Krahulik and Jerry Tycho Holkins, legendary game designer Ron Gilbert and veteran producers Hothead Games results in a 100% authentic Penny Arcade experience that pushes bizarre characters, outrageous combat, and adult humor to the precipices of darkness.

The madcap Penny Arcade experience continues in Episode Two where gamers return to the deranged 1920s universe of New Arcadia and rejoin Gabe and Tycho of the Startling Developments Detective Agency to visit crazy new areas, combat bigger and badder enemies, solve even more wacky puzzles and get ever closer to unraveling the mystery in the sinister heart of New Arcadia.

"Episode One was a huge investment for us and established a great base from which we built Episode Two. It allows us to focus even more on the fans in developing future games in the series," said Hothead's CEO, Vlad Ceraldi. "Our new game has a lot of great enhancements that were made possible by direct fan interaction and we are extremely excited to get our game into their hands and get their feedback."

Key Game Features

  • The madcap Penny Arcade experience continues. Meet all-new characters and see newly revealed strip favorites from Mike Krahulik, while reading laugh-outloud dialogue from Jerry Holkins.
  • Go crazy with a whole new level of customization. Even more options for you to design and develop your own character, seeing it come to life in 3D and in the comic-style 2D cut scenes
  • Play it safe or go insane! New difficulty settings put you in charge of the action.
  • A deeper RPG-Adventure experience. Get into the game with more puzzles, areas to explore and levels to gain.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Ep. Two, rated M for Mature, will be priced at $14.95 for download this fall or 1200 Microsoft points on Xbox Live Arcade. The PlayStation Network version of Episode Two is also expected for release shortly thereafter with similar pricing.


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