Penny Arcade dev explains PSN delay

Hothead not playing favourites.

Developer Hothead Games has dismissed suggestions it's favouring Xbox 360 and PC, following the recent and long-awaited confirmation of Penny Arcade Adventures for PS3.

"Everyone seemed to come up with their own rumours. They thought there was exclusivity or that Penny Arcade doesn't like the PlayStation 3 but that wasn't it at all," Vlad Ceraldi, Hothead boss, told Kotaku.

Top priority, explained Ceraldi, is getting the game finished as soon as possible - which is why he stuck with PC, Xbox 360 and Linux to begin with.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is due out on PS3 this autumn, following a rather poor reception on PC and Xbox 360 in May.

There are four episodes planned for the deranged 1920s horror-cum-comic adventure, according to Ceraldi. And when those are finished, the Penny Arcade creators will explore other settings and storylines.

Incidentally, Hothead would love to bring the RPG adventure to Wii, only the game is too big for a console without a hard drive. Oops.

"It's purely an issue of size limit. Our game is just too big. If they increase that limit or add a hard drive, anything like that we would revisit [Wii Ware]," said Ceraldi.

Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness costs 1600 Microsoft Points (GBP 13.60 / EUR 19.20) on Xbox Live Arcade.

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. Read our policy.

Jump to comments (84)

About the author

Robert Purchese

Robert Purchese

Senior Staff Writer  |  Clert

Bertie is senior staff writer and Eurogamer's Poland-and-dragons correspondent. He's part of the furniture here, a friendly chair, and reports on all kinds of things, the stranger the better.


You may also enjoy...

League of Legends players face new punishments for leaving matches and being AFK

Riot says 9 per cent of players worldwide "engage in consistent AFK behaviour".

Sonic 30th Anniversary Symphony is available to stream now

Listen on Apple Music and iTunes now, with other streaming platforms rolling out "by next week".

Comments (84)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments

Buy things with globes on them

And other lovely Eurogamer merch in our official store!

Eurogamer Merch