For the past eleven years, Penny Arcade has entertained millions of gamers with its satirical, cynical and surreal look at not just the gaming industry, but life in general. Cementing its status as gaming's foremost and most recognisable webcomic, Penny Arcade has branched out into not just extensive merchandising, but also charitable work and even an annual gaming convention. The latest slice in the Penny Arcade pie is Penny Arcade Adventures: On the Rain-Slick Precipice of Darkness, an episodic video game series. The first two (of presumably four) episodes are available on various platforms, including the PlayStation 3, downloadable from the PlayStation Store. So, does Penny Arcade Adventures Episode One make for engaging comic relief, or do the jokes fall flat?