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Look out, PC pies! P.B. Winterbottom coming to Steam

Posted by: Chad at 4/8/2010 9:47 PM
Originally an XBLA exclusive, 2K Play has announced that The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom will be released on Steam this month.  This charming title follows the titular pie thief through "puzzle-filled euphoria of time manipulation and self-replication."  How could anyone want more than that?

The art style is wonderful and the puzzles look challenging.  The PC version has expanded leaderboard options, Steam achievements, five additional puzzles and Steam Cloud support.  2K Play will bring The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom to Steam on April 20 for $5.

Has anyone already played this?  It looks to be right up my alley.



2K Play's The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom Coming to Steam April 20, 2010
April 8, 2010, 8:17 am - Valve - General Announcement

New York, NY - April 8, 2010 — 2K Play announced today that the critically acclaimed The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom will be available April 20, 2010 on Windows PC through Steam. Set in a world made famous by keystone cops, theater organs and pie-in-the-face slapstick, the inventive game has been heralded as a "big contender for DLC game of the year" by 1UP.com, who gave the game a perfect 100/100 score. The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom presents the comical escapades of the portly pie thief P.B. Winterbottom on his mad-capped pursuit of scrumptious brain-teasing pies that wreak frontal lobe havoc from the puzzle-filled euphoria of time manipulation and self-replication.

Created by The Odd Gentlemen, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom was originally released for Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The Windows PC version is being developed by 2K China. The game will be available exclusively on Steam and comes with many new appetizing ingredients, including expanded leaderboard options, new unlockable Steam achievements, five additional brain-teasing puzzles and Steam Cloud, which allows players to take the game with them on the road by accessing saved games from the Steam network.

"The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom teases and excites fans at first glance because of its charming, silent film art style and biting humor; but the game's inner genius quickly surfaces and challenges fans to stretch their mental capabilities to solve complex puzzles," said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. "Are you smarter than The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom? It's time to find out."

Pre-purchase now on Steam and be ready to play when the game is released April 20.