Penny Arcade Adventures Hits PSN This Thursday

Developer HotHead Games have confirmed today that Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One will launch on the PlayStation Network this Thursday, October 23rd in North America.

The game will feature trophies, score ranking, and background music (in-game XMB) support. The game will launch for $14.99 this Thursday.

Hit the jump for the press release.

PENNY ARCADE GAME LAUNCH AND PRICING CONFIRMED FOR PLAYSTATION®3 SYSTEM

“Episode One” To Slide onto PLAYSTATION®Network October 23

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Oct. 21, 2008 – Anxious fans and PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system owners, the wait is almost over! Hothead today announced that its well-received Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One will arrive on the PLAYSTATION®Network for download on October 23 in North America (other regions to follow shortly thereafter).

The PLAYSTATION Network version of Episode One features newly-implemented PLAYSTATION 3 system features such as trophies, score ranking and background music (BGM) support and will sell at $14.99 USD, representing a greater value to gamers than ever before. In celebration of this long-awaited moment, the Windows®, Mac® and Linux® versions of Episode One currently available on the Greenhouse digital distribution service (www.playgreenhouse.com) will be immediately and permanently reduced to sell at a comparable price.

“We’re so excited to finally be able to get this version into gamers’ hands,” said Vlad Ceraldi, “that we wanted to extend the same value and opportunity to anyone else who hasn’t had a chance yet to play Episode One. Other platforms and digital distribution services can make their own decision regarding pricing, of course, but we’re recommending under $15 for this and all episodes going forward. Episode Two will be coming to PLAYSTATION Network before Christmas and we are really happy how it turned out.”

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One has been rated “M” for Mature by the Electronic Software Ratings Board for all platforms.

“PlayStation”, “PLAYSTATION” and “PS” Family logo are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. The PLAYSTATION Network Logo is a service mark of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

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