PENNY ARCADE EXPO CONSUMER AND PRESS HAPPENINGS TO FOCUS ON PENNY ARCADE ADVENTURES: ON THE RAIN-SLICK PRECIPICE OF DARKNESS EPI

Seattle, Wash. - Aug 21, 2007 Hothead Games, developer of the upcoming action RPG game, Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode One, will host a Media Q&A session to show off the title at the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) later this week. The game is the first in a series of downloadable episodic computer games based on Penny Arcade, the world's most popular web comic ( www.penny-arcade.com). Multiple PAX events will offer the anticipated 30,000+ fans and media new footage and further insight into the game at the celebration of all things gaming in Seattle, Washington.

Who: Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins (a.k.a. Gabe and Tycho), creators of Penny Arcade, join forces with Hothead Games, the Vancouver based indie powerhouse behind their hot new RPG. Expert adventure game designer and consultant to the game, Ron Gilbert, also gets in on the action.

What: Q&As, panels and an interactive booth display at the PAX '07 game culture festival will give attendees and media numerous opportunities to take in newly revealed scenes from the upcoming Penny Arcade Adventures: On The Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness (a.k.a. Rain-Slick) game, discover additional game details and ask questions.

Where: PAX '07 takes place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington. See www.pennyarcadeexpo.com.

When: This Friday, August 24th through Sunday, August 26th. Specific related events are:

Friday, August 24th

2:00 - 7:00pm in Hothead Games Booth #424

Open to all conference attendees.

Hothead Games will show off a new Rain-Slick game trailer.

5:00pm in the Main Theatre

Penny Arcade Panel I - Open to all conference attendees.

A one-hour Q&A with the infamous Gabe&Tycho themselves regarding the game and all things Penny Arcade.

8:00pm in Theatre C

Rain-Slick Media Q&A - For media only.

Representatives from Hothead Games, along with Gilbert, will reveal new game footage and take questions from the media about Rain-Slick.

Saturday, August 25th

10:00am - 6:00pm in Hothead Games Booth #424

Open to all conference attendees.

Fans will get a chance to see brand new game footage and build their own Rain-Slick characters.

2:30pm in the Main Theatre

Penny Arcade Make-A-Strip Panel - Open to all conference attendees.

Watch, live-on-stage, as Gabe and Tycho write and draw Monday's strip while taking questions and suggestions from the audience!

4:30pm in Theatre A

Hothead Games Panel - Open to all conference attendees.

Members of the Hothead Games development team and Gilbert will discuss their work on Rain-Slick and answer questions.

Sunday, August 26th

10:00am - 6:00pm in Hothead Games Booth #424

Fans view new game footage and build their own Rain-Slick characters.

1:30pm in the Main Theatre

Penny Arcade Panel II - Open to all conference attendees.

A second chance to attend a one-hour Q&A with Gabe&Tycho regarding the game and all things Penny Arcade.

7:30pm in Theatre C

Penny Arcade Media Q&A - For media only.

Gabe and Tycho will field questions from registered media about PAX, the upcoming game as well as other secret projects in the works!

Learn more...

Media Note: To arrange developer interviews or for more information/artwork on Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode One contact Linda@mmpr.com.

Michael Meyers PR

Linda Meyers

email: linda@mmpr.com

phone: 925.551.8080


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