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EPISODE TWO OF PENNY ARCADE GAME AVAILABLE AT DISCOUNTED PRICE

For Immediate Release

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Aug. 31, 2009 - Can't wait until PAX to get your Penny Arcade fix? Then this offer is for you! Beginning today, Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode Two is Xbox LIVE? Arcade's Deal of the Week. Now through Sept. 6, Xbox LIVE? Gold members can experience the second installment of the award-winning episodic series for only 800 Microsoft points, a 33% discount on the regular price.

The madcap Penny Arcade experience continues in Episode Two of the RPG-adventure game series! Players can jump right in with a fresh character and new customization options or carry over their look and stats from Episode One. Plus, there are more puzzles, areas to explore, levels to gain and new difficulty settings to make the journey more insane than ever before. Rejoin Gabe and Tycho to go crazy with a whole new episode, moving ever closer to solving the mystery in the heart of New Arcadia.

"We're pleased to partner with Microsoft to offer gamers this week-long discount," said Hothead Games' director of marketing, Jody McLain. "It's fitting that fans have a chance to whet their appetites a little prior to the show."

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

About Hothead Games: Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, Hothead Games is an independent developer and publisher of groundbreaking titles. Hothead is currently partnering with indie studios all over the globe to bring their games to new audiences and bringing to life original properties such as Ron Gilbert's DeathSpank and the highly anticipated, award-winning Swarm. Hothead celebrates its third anniversary in 2009. For more corporate and product information, please visit our website at www.hotheadgames.com.

Contact: Carolyn Carnes

Flash Fire Communications

866-205-5670 x500

carolyn@flash-fire.com

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