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.
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 ominous 1920s landscape features distinct artwork and characters designed exclusively by Krahulik and brought to life by the Hothead team.
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, Episode Two is currently in development for the Xbox 360, PS3, and PC and will debut winter 2008.
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