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PS3 Owners Find Themselves "On The Rain Slick Precipice of Darkness" at PSN

Posted by: Eva at 10/23/2008 8:00 PM
This weeks PSN update brings Penny Arcade Adventures On The Rain Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode One to PlayStation owners. Despite the delay in getting the PS3 version out, the game is well worth the wait if your a fan of the dark and sometimes goofy humor Penny Arcade webcomics are known for. Penny Arcade Adventures comes with trophies and ranking as well as background music support for $14.99.

Classic Prince of Persia is also going up. It's a polished up version of the Prince of Persia for the PC that was released in 1989. Not only will it look and sound better, but new content has been added to give players more bang for the buck. You'll get the classic game with new puzzles, traps and nemeses for $9.99.

Other offerings this week include the Nirvana 01 pack for Rock Band with seven tracks for $10.99 and Mötley Crüe's “Dr. Feelgood”, “Kickstart My Heart” and “Rattlesnake Shake” with each individual song for $1.99. Guitar Hero World Tour has three track packs. Classic Rock features “Hot Blooded” by Foreigner, “Rock and Roll Band” by Boston, and “Jessie’s Girl” by Rick Springfield for $5.49 or $1.99 individually. The Zakk Wylde and Ted Nugent Guitar Duels and the Neversoft Pack with “Anything” by An Endless Sporadic and “Electrorock” by Sworn are both free. 

You can now grab Yoda for Soul Calibur IV at $4.99. There are also two Mega Man 9 modes and a special stage for $.99 each. The Valkyria Chronicles and LEGO Batman demos are free.  For a complete list of themes, demos and prices; visit the PlayStation.Blog. Further details on Penny Arcade Adventures Episode One and Classic Prince of Persia follow the break.


EPISODE ONE OF PENNY ARCADE GAME AVAILABLE NOW FOR PLAYSTATION®3 SYSTEM

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Oct. 23, 2008 - Hothead Games today proudly announced that its well received Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One is now available for download on the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system in North America. Offered via the PLAYSTATION®Network, this version of Episode One features newly-implemented PLAYSTATION 3 system features such as trophies, score ranking and background music (BGM) support and sells at $14.99 USD, representing a greater value to gamers than ever before.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is an RPG-Adventure game series set in the comic-book-meets-pulp-horror-meets-H.P. Lovecraft deranged 1920s universe of New Arcadia, delivered to gamers via accessible episodic releases. Players join Gabe and Tycho, the crime-solving team of the Startling Developments Detective Agency, to combat savage enemies and solve mysteries hidden deep in the sinister heart of New Arcadia. The game is the result of close collaboration between Hothead Games and Penny Arcade, featuring distinct artwork and characters designed exclusively by Mike "Gabe" Krahulik, story and dialogue by Jerry "Tycho" Holkins, and both brought to life by the Hothead team.

"Hothead is now adding a new platform to its roster," said Vlad Ceraldi, CEO of Hothead. "This is the first of what I'm sure will be many more great Hothead games on the PLAYSTATION Network. In fact, Episode Two for this platform is almost ready and we expect it to launch before Christmas."

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


UBISOFT ANNOUNCES PRINCE OF PERSIA® CLASSIC FOR PLAYSTATION®NETWORK IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD

SAN FRANCISCO – October 23, 2008 – Today, Ubisoft announced that Prince of Persia® Classic is now available for download on the PlayStation®Network. A remake of the 1989 Prince of Persia game features the same intricate level design, exciting swordplay, puzzle solving, and storyline from the original. Developed by Ubisoft Sofia, Prince of Persia Classic has received a brand-new coat of paint with character designs, animations, visuals and lighting effects giving the game a close to 3D look. To freshen the gameplay experience, new traps, puzzles and enemies have also been added. Prince of Persia Classic for the PlayStation®Network has an ESRB rating of "T for Teen and can be purchased for $9.99.

About Prince of Persia Classic
While the Sultan of Persia is away for a war, the evil Vizier seizes the throne for himself. He has also imprisoned the beautiful Princess and has given her an hour to decide her fate – marry him or die. As the courageous Prince, you have 60 minutes to complete the mission of saving the Princess from her deadly fate.