Penny Arcade and Cryptozoic Entertainment Launch Second Installment of Hit Deck-Building Game

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A stand-alone, ready to play game, Penny Arcade: The Game, Rumble in R'lyeh brings more Penny Arcade fun to the table top with 400 new cards and new game mechanics, now available in stores.

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Penny Arcade: The Game, Rumble in R'lyeh is now in stores.

Each game is awesome by itself, but fans can easily mix the two sets together for the ultimate crazy ride through the sublimely bizarre world of the Penny Arcade web comic.

Irvine, CA (April 26, 2012)—Following the hugely successful launch of Penny Arcade™: The Game, Gamers vs. Evil last year, Penny Arcade and Cryptozoic Entertainment™, the premier developer of original and licensed games, today announced the launch of a second deck-building game, Rumble in R’lyeh. Similar to the original game, Penny Arcade: The Game, Rumble in R’lyeh is a deck-building game that is complete out of the box, featuring all-new cards and art from more classic Penny Arcade web comics. Now available in hobby stores and online, Rumble in R’lyeh also introduces a new card type, Gold cards, playable with both editions of the game.

“We knew that we liked it, but we were sort of surprised at how well people seemed to enjoy it,” said Penny Arcade writer person Jerry Holkins.  “‘More Of A Good Thing’ seemed like a pretty solid business plan.” 

Both Penny Arcade deck-building games feature art and fan-favorite characters from the top web comic and let fans play as Gabe, Tycho or other characters. With the release of Rumble in R’lyeh, there is even more Penny Arcade content to enjoy. Players explore Gabe's Gross Mouth, harness the dubious power of Bono Trask: Timesqueezer, and fall under the curse of TouchWeiners's dark double: the Were-Swan.

“We’re excited to launch Rumble and bring fans even more Penny Arcade greatness,” said Scott Gaeta, chief operating office for Cryptozoic. “Each game is awesome by itself, but fans can easily mix the two sets together for the ultimate crazy ride through the sublimely bizarre world of the Penny Arcade web comic.”

Ideal for two to four players fifteen years or older, Penny Arcade: The Game, Rumble in R’lyeh is now available online and in hobby stores for $44.99 and includes 406 all-new game cards for a 30-minute game.

Please visit http://www.cryptozoic.com for more information on the game, and keep up to date with exclusive contests, promotions and game information on Cryptozoic Entertainment’s Facebook and Twitter pages.

About Cryptozoic Entertainment
Founded in 2010, Cryptozoic Entertainment, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of original and licensed board games, card games, comics and trading cards, including the World of Warcraft® Trading Card Game, Food Fight and The Walking Dead™ Board Game. Following a philosophy and core principle of "Fans First," the dedicated gamers and fans of the Cryptozoic Entertainment team are focused on producing fun and amazing products along with epic events that bring all gaming fans together as part of the Cryptozoic community. Visit http://www.cryptozoic.com for additional product and event information.

About Penny Arcade
Since 1998, Penny Arcade (http://www.penny-arcade.com) has grown from a simple online comic strip into an industry-leading media company. With over 3.5 million monthly readers, the New York Times–bestselling “Penny Arcade” comic is widely considered one of the most authentic and influential voices in gamer culture and the gaming industry. Penny Arcade created PAX East and PAX Prime—now the first and second largest consumer gaming events in the U.S.—as well as Child’s Play Charity, which has raised over $12.5 million via gamers to benefit children’s hospitals. The Penny Arcade family also includes the PATV webseries network, the online reality show “Penny Arcade: The Series,” “The Trenches” comic, and industry news and commentary site “The Penny Arcade Report.” Penny Arcade is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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