Return to Monkey Island Revealed As A Direct Sequel To LeChuck's Revenge

This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by  jesseaundert 1 month, 1 week ago.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)
  • Author
  • #43206


    Devolver Digital has announced Return to Monkey Island, another passage in the series that will bring back series creators Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman. It will be a direct continuation of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge. The Monkey Island series created some of the point-and-snap type’s best games, thanks to their hilarious characters and interesting puzzles.

    The Monkey Island series is set in a fictional version of the Caribbean and follows Guybrush Threepwood, a wannabe swashbuckler who spends the first game attempting to turn into a pirate, however runs afoul of an undead pirate named LeChuck. The first section in the series was The Secret of Monkey Island, and it was trailed by Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, which followed Guybrush’s search for the mythical treasure known as Big Whoop. Individuals who want to encounter these classics can do so via the remakes that were released in 2009 and 2010. The Monkey Island series would get three additional entries, however these were created by various teams, and these got a more blended response from critics and fans.

    The opportunity has finally arrived for the Monkey Island series to officially retcon the later entries in the franchise. Another trailer on the Devolver Digital YouTube channel has announced that Return to Monkey Island is right now being developed and will launch in 2022. The description of the video confirms that the story will continue from Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, making it the third passage in the series that fans have waited thirty years to play. The trailer confirms that Return to Monkey Island is designed and composed by two of the series creators, as Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman are ready, after having smaller roles in Tales of Monkey Island from 2009.

    Return to Monkey Island is being made by Ron Gilbert’s Terribly Toybox Inc. studio along with Lucasfilm Games. The trailer affirmed that Dominic Armato will return as the voice of Guybrush Threepwood. There is also a website for Return to Monkey Island, which shows Monkey Island portrayed using the game’s new art style. It’s at present unclear what platforms Return to Monkey Island will be released on, yet a PC version is all however guaranteed.

    The first two Monkey Island games got great special editions and the positive response to those games demonstrated that there is still a ton of adoration for Guybrush Threepwood. The Monkey Island franchise has lasted for quite a long time and it’s amazing to think that it will finally get a legitimate continuation after all of this time. This also means that the cliffhanger ending of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge can finally be resolved in a satisfying way.

Viewing 1 post (of 1 total)

You must be logged in to reply to this topic.