Microsoft just released five shots of the upcoming Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness. The company also just confirmed that the first episode of the XBLA title will be available for download on May 21 for 1 for 1600 Microsoft Points.
Shots and press release after the link.
PENNY ARCADE GAME LAUNCH DATE CONFIRMED
Worldwide Digital Launch on Wednesday, May 21
VANCOUVER, British Columbia – May 13, 2008 – 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.