EPISODE ONE OF PENNY ARCADE GAME AVAILABLE AT DISCOUNTED PRICE

For Immediate Release

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - April 6, 2009 - Get all of the thrills, chills and combo kills at half the price! Hothead Games today announced that Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is available on multiple digital distribution platforms at a discounted price now through April 12. Gamers may purchase the Windows®, Mac® and Linux® versions via the indie digital distribution service Greenhouse ( www.playgreenhouse.com) for under $10 and Xbox LIVE® Gold members can experience the game named "Best Xbox LIVE® RPG of 2008" by IGN.com for only 800 Microsoft points.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is an RPG-Adventure game set in the comic-book-meets-pulp-horror-meets-H. P. Lovecraft 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, and both brought to life by the Hothead team.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is rated "M" for Mature by the Entertainment Software Rating Board for all platforms.

About Hothead Games: Hothead Games is an independent game developer and publisher based in Vancouver, Canada. The company is committed to creating top quality games for the experienced gamer. Hothead is best known for its RPG-adventure game series, On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, based on the widely popular Penny Arcade online comic strip. Hothead self-publishes its titles with a focus on offering accessible game play and episodic content through digital distribution. Visit http://www.hotheadgames.com for more information.

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