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Here are your 2009 PAX Omeganauts

Aug 07
PAX has revealed the 20 randomly selected contestants for the Omegathon competition. Over the course of PAX 09, the contestants will be battling it out in six games: ROUND 1: Mario Kart ® WiiROUND 2: Bookworm ® Advent... read

Penny Arcade's Cardboard Tube Samurai a playable in Tekken 6

Jun 20
The Twitter feed tekkenbob, the official feed for Tekken 6, dropped an interesting twitpic today. Along with a tweet mentioning that he "got a sneak peek at something I can't talk about yet" was the above picture. W... read

Penny Arcade scholarship open for 2009-2010

May 06
The generous folks at Penny Arcade have just announced that their scholarship is now open and accepting applications for the 2009-2010 academic year. The Penny Arcade Scholarship was established in 2007 to give a $10,000 rewa... read

Child's Play CD 2008: great music for a cause

Dec 15
The Child's Play charity was created by Penny Arcade founders Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins back in 2003 to combat the negative stereotypes assigned to gamers by the media. Their goal, aside from combating these stereotypes... read

Gabe and Tycho will appear at New York Comic Con as guests of honor

Dec 11
New York Comic Con is already the place to be if you have the hots for toys and comics -- but what about games? This year not only will feature Penny Arcade celebs Gabe and Tycho as the featured guests of honor, but also is b... read

Get your Child's Play charity auction dinner tickets before December 5th

Dec 02
It's almost that time again. The Child's Play charity hosts a swank auction and dinner event this time of year every year to raise money for the chilluns. The whole thing goes down this year on December 9th at the Washington ... read

When Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode One was released, I eagerly gobbled it right up. It was brash, absurd and hilarious, exactly the sort of lampooning that I feel many RPGs which tak... read feature


Penny Arcade Adventures Episode Two dated for October 29th

Oct 22
I quite enjoyed the first installment in the Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness series, my only beef being that it wasn't long enough (but good episodic content never feels long enough). PSN owne... read

Penny Arcade's Prince of Persia comic launches today, a total tease

Oct 15
An online Prince of Persia comic, drawn by the good folks over at Penny Arcade, has gone live today. The Web-based, 32-page comic book will be updated with new pages daily, leading up to the game's December 2 release. At it s... read

Penny Arcade Episode 2 has gone gold

Oct 02
[video]105968:456[/video]Awesomesode indeed!Hothead games has announced that the Windows, Mac and Linux versions of Penny Arcade: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness Episode 2 has gone gold. No release date has been revea... read

Penny Arcade Adventures Episode 2 coming soon, have some new screens

Sep 01
The boys at Penny Arcade know how to capture both our hearts and our expendable income. After hosting the best open-to-the-public gaming event on the West Coast, it seems a perfect time to showcase some screens from the next ... read

PAX 08: Jerry and Mike class up their hustle

Aug 29
[video]101722:256[/video]If you did not attend PAX or the opening keynote last year, you may have heard word of how Penny Arcade rock stars Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik came out on stage -- to the tune of a little song you... read

PAX schedule is up and Destructoid is on it

Aug 12
The 2008 Penny Arcade Expo is still a couple of weeks away, but it seems that this event is all anyone can talk about here lately. And who can blame them? It's going to be an exciting event, packed with nerdity, Ghostbusters,... read

PAX 08: This is the map of the floor, plan accordingly

Jul 29
It's with squeals of delight that I present to you the floor plan for this year's Penny Arcade Expo, set to take place August 29 through August 31. Go look at the calendar ... that's soon! Looking at the map, I have to wonder... read

Comic-Con 08: Liveblogging the Penny Arcade panel

Jul 25
It's all said and done, but you can check out the archived logs after the jump. A few photos from the conference and a snapshot of the exclusive Comic-Con poster are also attached.If you missed it, I'd like to announce that t... read

Penny Arcade Adventures coming to PSN

Jul 23
I loved Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness so much that as soon as I finished it, I promptly went back to the title screen and started a second playthrough with hardly a second thought. The type ... read

Penny Arcade Adventures comes to Steam, gets new achievements

Jun 11
So, Penny Arcade Adventures? We liked it. Quite a bit, actually. However, the price and the game's length (I finished in about 8 hours) were somewhat debated after people plunked down their hard-earned dollars for it. Luckily... read

Penny Arcade Adventures takes the honors for highest grossing XBLA debut

May 27
Despite extensive bitching all over the internet that the price of the first chapter of Penny Arcade's new serial title, Penny Arcade Adventures, was too pricey for their pocketbooks, it seems most people got over their crabb... read

I'd like to start by explaining my opinion of Penny Arcade as a comic strip, because your enjoyment of On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness will be, either partly or in whole, dependent on whether or not you buy into Jerr... read feature


Penny Arcade promotes their game with flamebait from their biggest critic

May 21
Denis Duckfat hates Penny Arcade ... and they're loving it. The ads (see gallery below) are the direct opposite of what you'd expect -- instead of using positive review quotes from gaming publications (11/10! -Cashwh0re), the... read

PAX 2008 to feature Ken Levine, Jonathan Coulton, and the OneUps

May 20
We had a blast at PAX 2007, and Destructoid is already gearing up for a repeat performance in August of this year. The guest list is also looking pretty hot for PAX 2008.Ars Technica reports that BioShock creative director, 2... read

Penny Arcade Adventures hits XBLA next week!

May 13
We've been talking about Penny Arcade's upcoming game On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness since way back last year, long enough ago that I had actually forgotten about it a little. After all, six months in real-life time ... read

Penny Arcade announce PAX 10, an indie games showcase

Mar 03
Last year, the Destructoid team felt like PAX offered everything we could possibly want when it came to having fun at an event from screenings of classic (if slightly painful) gaming films to the opportunity to hurl threats a... read

PAX 2008 tickets on sale now

Jan 29
Tickets for the Penny Arcade Expo have just gone on sale. This year's show takes place from August 29th to August 31st and three-day pass tickets are going for $40 right now for the early birds.Last year's PAX was epic. It wa... read

Child's Play beats their $1 million goal

Dec 31
The videogame chairty Child's Play had a really good year. It seemed like gamers and game makers did their best to get behind the cause, and that has paid off. The Child's Play Web page reports that they were able t... read

Cheap Ass Gamer raises over $17,000 for Child's Play in a week!

Dec 18
Cheapy D and the fine folks at Cheap Ass Gamer have managed to pull together over $17,000 for videogame charity Child's Play. They started their own CAG Fund for Child's Play in the hopes of raising $10,000, but now Cheap D s... read

Child's Play Charity Dinner pulls in over $225,000

Dec 17
If you didn't know already, Child's Play is a charity organized by the fine gents behind web comic Penny Arcade back in 2003. Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins created it help the kids of the Seattle Children's Hospital, but it... read

Charity auction for an epic date with an Epic Games programmer

Dec 07
Are you a charitable female that resides in the greater Raleigh/Durham area of North Carolina? Are you free on the night of December 9th? No, I'm not trying to pick you up -- I'm trying to hook you up with an Epic Games progr... read

Penny Arcade, IGN enter verbal kumite, provide idiotic filler for Ol' Nexy

Nov 28
There's nothing I like more than kinky sex in dangeous situations, like fellatio in a lion's cage or bondage play with jars of scorpions and firecrackers. Since that has nothing to do with this story though, let's assume I sa... read

Child's Play charity drive officially open

Nov 02
One of the coolest charities around (and the world's largest game charity) has just kicked off for 2007.If you didn't know already, Child's Play is a charity organized by the fine gents behind web comic Penny Arcade back in 2... read

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