Hothead Games Sets Price, Technical Specs For Upcoming Penny Arcade Game

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA - March 27, 2008 - Hothead Games today announced official pricing for the upcoming first installment in the downloadable, episodic game series Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness. Although the title is long, the price is just a short and sweet $19.95 for the Windows®, Mac® and Linux® versions of the game, currently scheduled to launch simultaneously this spring on these platforms and via Xbox LIVE® Arcade.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is expected to offer gamers five to ten hours of gameplay and work on current generation computer hardware, making it compatible with players' schedules and pocketbooks.

Minimum System Requirements

Windows and Linux

• Windows® 2000/XP/VistaTM with latest updates or Linux® 32-bit x86

• Pentium® III, AMD AthlonTM 1.0 GHz or better


• Mac® OS X 10.4/10.5 with latest updates

• PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® based Mac 1.0 GHz or better

Recommended Configuration

Windows and Linux

• Pentium® IV, AMD AthlonTM 1.5 GHz or better


• PowerPC® G4, G5 or Intel® based Mac 1.5 GHz or better

All Platforms

Minimum System Requirements

• ATI RadeonTM 9500 or better, NVIDIA GeForceTM FX 5200 or better, Intel® GMA 950 or better with 64 MB of video memory (shared or dedicated)*

• 512 MB of available system memory

• OS-supported keyboard and mouse

• OS-supported sound card

• 350 MB of available hard drive space (185 MB installed)

• Available Internet connection for download and one-time authentication

Recommended Configuration

• ATI RadeonTM X800 or better, NVIDIA GeForceTM 6600 or better video card with 128 MB of video memory*

• 768 MB of available system memory

• 16-bit stereo- or surround-capable sound card with latest drivers

*All Windows- and Linux-based system video cards require latest drivers supporting OpenGL®.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One has been rated "M" for Mature by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board.

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 upcoming 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 for more information.

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