Hothead Games has announced they’ve retained Ron Gilbert to collaborate on the forthcoming game Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness . The Penny Arcade game, based on the popular Web comic, is coming to Macs, PCs and Linux boxes.
Gilbert is best known as the co-creator of the popular Monkey Island adventure game series and Maniac Mansion . He also founded children’s game publisher Humongous Entertainment in 1992, later creating Cavedog Entertainment and Hulabee Entertainment as well.
The new Penny Arcade Adventures game was first announced last August during the annual Penny Arcade Expo. It is described as a 3D action-adventure game, and it is expected to be distributed episodically, with new installments coming out periodically. A specific release date has not yet been announced.