The Penny Arcade videogame (On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness) is nearing completion and initial signs are promising. The concept is sound: a 1920s pulp adventure, with adventure game sensibilities and turn-based, JRPG-style combat. Check out the following video of our heroes taking on a gang of bums.
I’m not sure why it’s getting so much hate of late. Maybe PA is just too popular, maybe they’ve shot their mouths off so much that some people are looking for a way to get back at them. I know I’m intrigued anyway, especially since it’s coming to Xbox Live Arcade in addition to all the computers you care to think of.