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Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness (XBox Live) - Overview
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Developer

Hothead Games

Genre

Adventure

Other Versions

PC, PSN

Release Dates

05/21/08 Hothead Games
05/21/08 Hothead Games
05/21/08 Hothead Games

Community Stats

Owners: 21
Tracked: 0
Wishlist: 0
Now Playing: 0

Summary

The wonderfully strange and hilarious minds of Penny Arcade creators Mike "Gabe" Krahulik and Jerry "Tycho" Holkins have joined with legendary game designer Ron Gilbert and veteran producers Hothead Games to bring you the insanity that is Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness: Episode One. This first installment of the episodic role-playing adventure game series is set in the highly stylized 1920s universe of New Arcadia filled with bizarre characters, outrageous combat, and adult humor.

  • Create-A-Player system: Create and develop your very own character to participate in the adventure.
  • Episodic content: Penny Arcade Adventures keeps the fun going with new material released regularly, with pick up and play capabilities from any episode, and the ability to carry over your character's appearance, stats, and inventory from episode to episode.
  • Dynamic combat: The turn-based combat system features over-the-top animations and team-up moves during enemy battles.
  • Role-playing adventure: The classic adventure-style gameplay combines with RPG elements for a mysterious and puzzling good time.
  • Twisted goodness: The crazed geniuses behind Penny Arcade promise a thrilling and wild ride, with story and dialogue written by written by Jerry "Tycho" Holkins and art by Mike "Gabe" Krahulik. Working with Gabe and Tycho of the Startling Developments Detective Agency, it will be your job to resolve the chaos and solve the mysteries of New Arcadia.
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Game Information Updated oliist 23rd May 2010
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Sales History

Opinion (3)

Beoulve posted 07/04/2009, 03:26
Bought it at half price (800 points) today, and I have already played it for hours. Really funny and great production values for an XBLA game. If you're a fan of the webcomic, get it now.
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Hardman posted 04/06/2008, 12:01
If you're a fan of the strip, it's totally worth the 20 bucks. Look forward to the next one.
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WiiBox3 posted 27/05/2008, 08:33
Fun, but very linear.
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