The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom

XB360, PC / Puzzle / Release: Feb 17, 2010 / ESRB: U

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[Original Story] Hey, Canada. Happy birthday. As a gift to you we all chipped in and lobbied Valve to discount a few titles just for you. No, this has nothing to do with the ongoing Perils of Summer promotion. This is something we've cooked up for you and you alone. Trust us.Today's sale highlights include 40% off all things Dragon Age, Thief: Deadly Shadows for $2.99 and The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom for half-price. Read more »

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Notable titles for during this week's "Critics Choice" sale include The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom and the non-profit published charity-developed music game, Chime for 400 and 240 MS points, respectively. Read more »

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P.B. Winterbottom's Pie Pilfering Coming to PC

Released an Xbox 360 download in February, The Odd Gentlemen's pie pilfering puzzler The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is coming to PC on April 20, 2010.

The enhanced PC release will be available exclusively through digital distributor Steam, packing support for the platform's achievements and Steam Cloud server-side save storage along with "five additional brain-teasing puzzles" not found on Xbox 360. Read more »

"Game looks like fun, I was waiting for a sale on XBL, guess I won't have to now!"
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P.B. Winterbottom Launch Trailer Details Time Traveling, Pie Stealing 'Buttwitt'

With The Odd Gentlemen's pie-pilfering Xbox 360 puzzler "The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom" arriving as an 800 Microsoft Point / $10 download this Wednesday, February 17, publisher Take-Two has issued a trailer to help explain the situation:

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P.B. Winterbottom's Pie Pilfering Puzzles Coming to Xbox Live Arcade in Mid-February

Old-timey pie-stealing puzzler The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is to debut on Xbox 360 as an Xbox Live Arcade download come February 17 at 800 Microsoft Points ($10), publisher Take-Two Interactive has announced.

Cooked up by independent developer The Odd Gentlemen, the game follows the titular Winterbottom after he samples "the mysterious Chronoberry Pie," which enables the chronic pie-stealer to alter time and "replicate himself" in the pursuit of more pies.

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Indie Games 'P.B. Winterbottom' and 'Axel & Pixel' Coming to Xbox Live Arcade, Stealing Pies

Publisher Take-Two today announced that it is bringing two independently-developed games, one all about pie theft, to the Xbox 360 as Xbox Live Arcade downloads.

First up is Axel & Pixel, due this fall. Developed by the Czech-based Silver Wish Games, the point and click adventure tells of the surreal exploits of an artist and his dog. Read more »

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