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The Baconing XBLA, PC, and Mac bound Aug. 31

By Xav de Matos, Aug 18, 2011 1:00pm PDT

Today, Hothead revealed that The Baconing is launching on PC, Mac, and XBLA on August 31.

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DeathSpank: The Baconing announced, coming this summer

By Steve Watts, May 25, 2011 11:30am PDT

Hothead Games announced DeathSpank: The Baconing today, a downloadable title for PC, Mac, PS3, and 360 coming sometime this summer.

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"Working on TOV now. It's more of the same in terms of ennemies and combat, though guns make ..."

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Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy project coming from Hothead

By Alice O'Connor, May 25, 2011 7:45am PDT

The maker of DeathSpank and Swarm is working on a Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy project, which we can only assume is a game.

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"Anyone that missed Bureaucracy text adventure by Adams should check it out, it's a ton of fun."

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DeathSpank Developer Unveils 'Swarm'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 17, 2010 3:00pm PDT

A swarm of fifty adorable blue Swarmites is the star of DeathSpank and Penny Arcade Adventures developer Hothead Games new

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"Same here and I wish that info would clarify the [ REDACTED ] version."

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Ron Gilbert Leaves Hothead as DeathSpank Nears Completion

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 07, 2010 5:42am PDT

DeathSpank creator Ron Gilbert has parted ways with DeathSpank and Penny Arcade Adventures developer Hothead Games as his action-RPG begins to...

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"If the [REDACTED] part isn't one of his jokes, I'll be very pissed... How the hell they state ..."

- taczbr see all 14 comments

Penny Arcade Adventures Series Cancelled

By Chris Faylor, Mar 29, 2010 12:00pm PDT

After two outings, the interactive adventures of Gabe and Tycho are no more, as Penny Arcade artist Mike "Gabe" Krahulik told Joystiq "there won't...

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"Technically it was Tycho that discussed it being canceled so using that title would have been ..."

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Shank and DeathSpank Snagged by EA Partners

By Chris Faylor, Mar 04, 2010 10:30am PST

Having helped distribute such externally-developed retail titles as Rock Band and Left 4 Dead, Electronic Arts' publishing division EA Partners is...

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"Yeah Valve and id both hurting from having EA Partners handling their distribution. What a loss ..."

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Penny Arcade Adventures Comes to Steam

By Aaron Linde, Jun 11, 2008 1:50pm PDT

Valve announced today that Hothead Games' downloadable RPG Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, Episode One (PC, 360)...

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"It's not really a 'System', you go to the website and download the game. it's more like ..."

- kiddygrinder see all 34 comments

Penny Arcade Launches Digital Distribution Site

By Chris Faylor, Apr 02, 2008 10:46am PDT

Independent developer Hothead Games and gaming webcomic Penny Arcade today announced Greenhouse, a website that will focus on selling downloadable...

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"In the days before digital distribution the way we got our games was "fractured" into a ..."

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LucasArts Vet Ron Gilbert Announces DeathSpank, Joins Hothead Games; Apocalypse Inbound

By Chris Faylor, Jan 09, 2008 9:31am PST

Ron Gilbert, the creator of many beloved old-school LucasArts adventure games including Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island, has...

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"Whoa."They lost me at Diablo." This old SFW Shack greasemonkey script is not so good because ..."

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PAX 07: Penny Arcade Adventuring on Xbox Live Arcade

By Carlos Bergfeld, Aug 25, 2007 8:52pm PDT

Amidst the hubbub of PAX 07, Hothead Games revealed today that the first episode of Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of...

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"I think it's very often completely hilarious, even when I'm not familiar with the context. "

- FlatlineDixay see all 33 comments

News Bytes: Zombies Invade QuakeCon

By Maarten Goldstein, Jul 25, 2007 5:01pm PDT

Today's delicious roundup of news bytes includes Left 4 Dead at QuakeCon, an update for City of Heroes, new DLC on the Xbox Live Marketplace, games...

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"Lots of non-id FPs games have been shown at Quakecon. It seems like the de facto place to show ..."

- jet-poop see all 18 comments

Friday Evening Media Roundup

By Chris Remo, Jun 22, 2007 6:43pm PDT

Today we have a whole slew of screenshots, pieces of artwork, and movies released over the past week. The roundup includes Stranglehold, Universe...

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"Wow, that is one of the best looking 360 games out there. How come PC flying games never look ..."

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Monkey Island Creator Gilbert Teams with Penny Arcade

By Chris Remo, May 09, 2007 11:17am PDT

Veteran adventure game designer Ron Gilbert (pictured left) has teamed up with developer Hothead Games and webcomic writer/artist team Penny Arcade...

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"There was this almost intangible wistfulness and yearning underlying the cheerful comedy, which ..."

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Penny Arcade Adventures Q&A

By Maarten Goldstein, Aug 29, 2006 5:54am PDT

There's a Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Q&A on FiringSquad this morning, asking Hothead Games COO Joel DeYoung...

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