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Penny Arcade And Hothead Games Tap Michael Meyers PR To Handle First Penny Arcade Videogame

Seattle, Washington - Feb 09, 2007 Penny Arcade, creators of the popular videogame- oriented web comic of the same name and game developer Hothead Games today announced that Michael Meyers Public Relations (MMPR) has been selected to carry out the public relations campaign for the first-ever Penny Arcade videogame, Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness.

"We picked MMPR because they did so much to help us with PAX and Child's Play," said Jerry Holkins, who writes Penny Arcade. "It also helps that they're very good at it."

As announced at last year's Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) game culture celebration, On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness: Episode One is the first chapter of an episodic comic adventure game for Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux as well as next-gen consoles. The downloadable game will feature Penny Arcade web comic characters, including the well- known Gabe and Tycho.

"We can't wait to move into high gear with Precipice of Darkness," said Michael Meyers of MMPR. "The wacky insightfulness of Gabe and Tycho combined with the way people love the comic strip is going to make this game a whole lot of fun to work with."

About Hothead Games

Founded in March 2006 and headquartered in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Hothead Games consists entirely of industry veterans with a track record of creating games that are both critically acclaimed and commercially successful. More information about Hothead Games can be found at


About Penny Arcade

Equal parts online comic and commentary, Penny- Arcade ( covers videogames in a way that is genuine, insightful, and respected by the gaming community. What started as a hobby for Jerry "Tycho" Holkins and Mike "Gabe" Krahulik has, over five years, grown into an online phenomenon that serves 45 million page views a month to millions of readers worldwide. In addition to the comic strip and PAX, Penny Arcade Inc. also manages Child's Play (, a gamer-driven charity for sick kids in Children's Hospitals across the world.

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