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9:53 AM on 04.12.2014

Penny Arcade announces PAX South

Penny Arcade heads Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkin have announced "PAX South," a brand new expo to be held in San Antonio, Texas. Not many details were given outside of those parameters, but my guess is it'll function jus...

Chris Carter


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2:30 PM on 11.25.2013

Child's Play has raised over $20M in ten years

On its 10th anniversary, the gaming-focused charity Child's Play announced it had raised over $20 million dollars during its ten years of drives and events. To celebrate, the organizers of the charity wrote a passionate post ...

Alessandro Fillari

1:00 PM on 10.23.2013

PAX East three-day badges are already sold out

You know how badges just went on sale this morning for PAX East 2014? Yeah, the three-day passes are already gone. That's kind of how PAX has been lately; you need to be on your game if you plan on going to the show. The fort...

Brett Makedonski

3:30 PM on 10.22.2013

PAX East 2014 registration starts tomorrow

If you're thinking about attending PAX East in Boston next year, then you'd better be connected to the internet at 12:00pm EDT tomorrow. That's when tickets for the 2014 show in Boston will go on sale and if it's anything lik...

Alasdair Duncan

4:15 PM on 10.14.2013

Killer Instinct gets gimmicky limited retail release

The Xbox One's KIller Instinct has an...interesting pricing structure. It's limited free-to-play, sort of like League of Legends. You can sort of buy it outright though, too. It's a potentially good idea. "The world's most ge...

Steven Hansen



Penny Arcade's Rain-Slick 3 is free on Steam today photo
Penny Arcade's Rain-Slick 3 is free on Steam today
by Darren Nakamura

The final installment of Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness quadrilogy is set to release on June 9. To celebrate the completion of the series that seemed doomed when Hothead dropped it in 2008 after completing the second episode, Rain-Slick 3 is available for free on Steam for today only (or until they run out of codes -- which are numerous but finite).

To get your copy, click on this handy Internet hyperlink, and follow the instructions there. It's a pretty painless process, and for a pretty rad old school RPG. If you're new to the series, Zeboyd's first entry is a good place to start, though you may want to catch up a bit on the events from the first two titles. You can read about the first two games while you download the third, then play the third while you wait for the fourth. It works out perfectly.

Get Your On The Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness 3 Codes! [Penny Arcade]

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7:00 PM on 03.24.2013

PAX: Penny Arcade Episode 4 will end with a bang

Considering that Penny Arcade: On The Rain Slick Precipice of Darkness looked like it would never continue on from the first two episodes, it's with an air of melancholy that the franchise will come to an end with Episode 4. ...

Alasdair Duncan

6:15 PM on 03.21.2013

Twisted Pixel dev: Game industry is struggling, not dying

In the wake of massive studio closures these past few years, not to mention other eye-opening events like John Riccitello's resignation as CEO of Electronic Arts, it's hard to have a positive outlook on the industry's future....

Tony Ponce

7:00 PM on 02.01.2013

Penny Arcade's fourth game to shirk the mobile platform

Penny Arcade's On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness has had a pretty interesting history. After two semi-successful games and a long hiatus, the third entry in the series was released on mobile platforms, as well as PC and...

Chris Carter



Win one of 10 early tickets to Ümloud! this Thursday photo
Win one of 10 early tickets to Ümloud! this Thursday
by Niero Gonzalez

In the Bay Area this Thursday? Come melt your face at San Francisco's DNA lounge for Ümloud!, the annual California fundraiser that benefits Child's Play. Did I mention Tim Schafer, creator of Psychonauts, Grim Fandango, and Brutal Legend will be there hosting the show? Check out the list of bands performing -- old time Dtoid readers will recognize a few familiar faces. There will also be a silent auction, a raffle, free prizes, and all kinds of other stuff going on. You don't want to miss this event. Actually, let me help you arrive in style!

Destructoid is giving away 10 early-access tickets to the VIP party that kicks off one hour before the show. That's right, you'll get to rub elbows with the elite at 6pm and check out the festivities before doors are open to the general public. Important: you must be 18+ to win.

To enter the contest just tweet this story with the hashtags #Umloud #Dtoid.  

Winners will be notified over Twitter PM within 24 hours with a redemption code to print their tickets at home. Good luck! If you don't win a ticket you can purchase one from DNA's website.

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5:00 PM on 07.31.2012

Grab some Penny Arcade On the Rainslick 3 DLC for free

It looks like two free quest DLC packs weren't the only thing Penny Arcade had up its sleeve, as a surprise free skin pack has just landed for Penny Arcade's On the Rain Slick Precipice of Darkness. As of this mo...

Chris Carter





10:30 AM on 07.24.2012

Penny Arcade On The Rain-Slick 3 getting free DLC

Penny Arcade sure has been in the spotlight lately. With their recent Kickstarter, their new game, and PAX Prime steadily approaching, don't expect them to fade away anytime soon. In terms of the video game realm, Tycho has s...

Chris Carter

1:30 PM on 07.10.2012

Penny Arcade using Kickstarter to fund ad-free site

One expects a little cynicism from a satirical web comic, but Penny Arcade's new Kickstarter project takes things to a new extreme. The company is asking for $250,000 to remove one advertisement from its site. Not only that ....

Jim Sterling

6:30 PM on 06.25.2012

Penny Arcade's Rain Slick 3 now available on Steam

The third installment in the Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness has released for PC. You can snag the retro-inspired RPG from Zeboyd Games, continuing the misadventures of Gabe, Tycho, and f...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:15 PM on 06.01.2012

Penny Arcade's Rain Slick Precipice 3 arrives July 10th

The third installment in the Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, currently in development by retro-RPG maker Zeboyd Games (Breath of Death VII, Cthulhu Saves the World), now has a firm date with ...

Conrad Zimmerman

6:30 PM on 05.04.2012

PAX Prime 12 is now totally, utterly, completely sold out

If you were planning on making the trek to Mecca Seattle this August to attend the PAX Prime expo and haven't yet picked up a pass for the show, you may want to look into some alternate vacation plans. Just over a week after ...

Conrad Zimmerman