The original game Secret of Monkey Island was released in October of 1990. This click-and-point PC game gained a cult following early on. The last time fans played a Monkey Island game was Tales of Monkey Island released in 2009, is a series of five episodic chapters. A trailer has been released that sent fans of the franchise racing to Twitter to share their excitement. Now you too can watch the trailer. 👇👇
Monkey Island popped back up like:
Return to Monkey Island, is the long-awaited follow-up to the legendary Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge by Ron Gilbert’s Terrible Toybox in collaboration with Devolver Digital and Lucasfilm Games, coming 2022.
Here is what the internet is saying about the surprise announcement:
Can everyone please stop tweeting about Return to Monkey Island. I need to get some work done.
— Ron Gilbert (@grumpygamer) April 4, 2022
Monkey Island 1 & 2 are basically my favourite games of all time. The announcement that @grumpygamer is making a 3rd one after 30 years is like all my Christmases coming at once. Excited to see the direction they take this! 🐵🏝️ https://t.co/HBzbNFAPWa
— Maisdeux (@Maisdeux_) April 4, 2022
THIS IS NOT A DRILL. REPEAT. THIS IS NOT A DRILL
Monkey Island is BACK!!!!!!https://t.co/vmlUkoDxtk pic.twitter.com/sas3UpgVVX
— Yakwaxlips (@yakwaxlips) April 4, 2022
This really is perfect timing for a new Monkey Island game, because for the first time in history there is an objectively correct answer to the question “who should play Guybrush Threepwood in the movie” pic.twitter.com/1EERDys34h
— ben mekler (@benmekler) April 4, 2022
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