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Don't Panic! Hothead Games Bringing Back Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Seriously, do not panic. I cannot stress this enough.

Here's a bit of news guaranteed to get Douglas Adams-loving Earthlings into a tizzy. This morning, developer Hothead Games and "publisher" Megadodo Publications announced that a new Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy project is on the way. 

Happy Towel Day, everyone!
Happy Towel Day, everyone!
The press release and newly launched website both fail to mention any details beyond the fact that a Hitchhiker's Guide something is in the works, but with Hothead on board, it seems safe to assume it's a game of some fashion. Possibly a funny one.
The last time the Hitchhiker's Guide graced the gaming world was in Infocom's fantastic text-based computer game, which Adams himself had a hand in designing alongside studio master Steve Meretzky. I don't want to put any undue pressure on the folks at Hothead, but just about everything in this franchise is kind of a beloved classic. Again, no pressure at all. Just tossing that one out there.
So, is everyone readying their towels accordingly?
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