Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 3: First details released ahead of PAX reveal

Penny Arcade's just announced the first details of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3, third in a series many had given up on after the long silence that followed Episode 2. Which is to say that when the game's revealed to the public this weekend at PAX East, Penny Arcade Adventures will kind of succeed where both Half-Life Episodes and Shenmue have so far failed.

Bound for PC, Mac, Android, iOS and the Xbox Live Indie Games channel in the coming months, Precipice 3 continues the saga begun in 2008's initial installments. With previous developer Hothead Games having moved onto its own IPs, last year saw the series revived after a deal was hatched on the comic's own forums for Cthulhu Saves the World dev Zeboyd Gams to continue Penny Arcade's extra-canonical adventures.

PAX East attendees will be able to get a look at Zeboyd's 16-bit-inspired take on the series at the show this weekend, with a panel discussion between the game and comic's staff on Friday evening. Non-attendees can keep up with the game's progress at its newly-launched website.


  • Falcon4196 - April 4, 2012 6:43 a.m.

    Good to see the series continues. The first two games were fun although you really need to appreciate Penny Arcade's humor in order to enjoy them. I can't wait.
  • shawksta - April 3, 2012 8:04 p.m.

    Glad to see Episode 3 finally come (Unlike whom shall not be named)I miss Gabe and tyco ^_^ Its gonna be weird having the 1st and 2nd be with 3D Models while the third be in 16 bit, but the series shouldve started at that, Ill definitly be watching out for this.

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