2K Play Releases The Misadventures Of P.B. Winterbottom Exclusively For Xbox LIVE Arcade


A sprinkle of time, a dollop of cloned buttwitts and a taste of vicious Chronoberry pies create a delicious multi-dimensional adventure

2K Play announced yesterday that The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom video game is now available exclusively on Xbox LIVE Arcade for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points. Developed by The Odd Gentlemen, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is Chronoberry-filled with gamer goodness that includes a refreshing storyline drizzled with crisp puzzles, a savoury score and a decadent art style harkening back to the silent film era.

Set in a world made famous by keystone cops, theatre organs and pie-in-the-face slapstick, The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom presents the comical escapades of the portly pie thief P.B. Winterbottom and his villainous pursuit of the preposterous Chronoberry Pie. Puzzle solvers face each scrumptious brainteaser armed with the portly P.B. Winterbottom’s blessed and cursed supernatural pie-snatching abilities: time manipulation, self-replication and a hankering for sugar euphoria.

“2K Play is excited to present such a clever and uniquely artistic game that takes players to the core of fun and challenging gameplay,” said Christoph Hartmann, president of 2K. “We love the creative vision that emerged from The Odd Gentlemen’s student thesis. Taking a classic black and white silent film approach, the game blends a bit of time travel, a dash of cloning physics and a whole lot of pies to create a truly beloved mind-bending adventure.”

With five movie levels and five bonus levels, players must devour more than 70 brainteasers to help P.B. Winterbottom capture the Chronoberry pie, return home and undo all the trouble his single-minded pursuits have created. By applying the proper cloning etiquette, sleuths must crack the enigmas by any means necessary using wit, time control and the ability to clone up to 20 chubby carbon copies.

The Misadventures of P.B. Winterbottom is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB and is available now on Xbox LIVE Arcade for Xbox 360 for 800 Microsoft Points. To download, please look under “W” for Winterbottom in the Xbox 360 Dashboard. For more info, please visit: www.winterbottomgame.com.

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