Announced last year at PAX 06, Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness is an upcoming PC game in development by indie developer Hothead Games starring [url=http://www.penny-arcade.com]everyone’s favorite webcomic duo[/url]. While details are still sketchy regarding the game, today Hothead Games and GarageGames announced a partnership that will make the middleware tech company the preferred provider of game engine technology for Hothead’s games, including Penny Arcade Adventures.
Under the agreement, Hothead will use Torque for both PC and game console titles. In addition, any improvements Hothead makes to the Torque engine or tools will be shared back into the main code base for the benefit of all Torque users.
“GarageGames’ Torque Game Engine has streamlined our development processes and enabled our teams in the pursuit of our core goal: creating the innovative gameplay that gamers want,” said Joel DeYoung, Chief Operating Officer of Hothead Games. “Torque gives our programmers a +6 dagger of coding,” he said before adding, “They tell me its pretty sweet.”