May 23, 2022

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La serie de videojuegos Monkey Island tendrá un nuevo capítulo de su creador original

The Monkey Island video game series will have a new chapter from its original creator

One of the most successful adventures of LucasArts, series ‘monkey island‘, a new chapter published by Devolver Digital in 2022. It is presented as ‘Back to Monkey IslandThe project is being developed by Terrible Toybox Studio, led by Ron Gilbert, the original creator of the franchise’s flagship titles.

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Along with the announcement, Devolver Digital provided a brief Down payment In video form showing spectral skeletons stacking boxes in a port. Without revealing too many plot details, the short trailer hints that the game will take on a stylized 2D look that respects the effects of the original games.

In addition to Ron Gilbert as director and writer, the “Back to Monkey Island” development team includes Dave Grossman A programmer who has worked on several games in the series and titles such as “Day of the Tentacle” and “Sam & Max” published by Telltale Games. The game show also expects Dave Grossman to be ready to reprise his role as the series’ legendary hero. Joybrush Thripwood.

The game will be a sequel to the original chapters

According to the brief announcement from Devolver Digital, the next chapter of the franchise should be a direct sequel to Monkey Island Secret and “Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge,” the only Ron Gilbert signature games. In total, the series received a total of 5 games in its history, including the most recent, “Tales of Monkey Island”, published by Telltale Games in 2009.

The first two titles in the franchise also received their share of re-releases under the title “special edition”, With versions that have updated both its graphics and interface, while allowing players to experience adventures in their original form. So far, Devolver hasn’t revealed any details about the specific platforms for receiving the new chapter.

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The second game to be published by the developer

Terrible Toybox, the developer behind “Return to Monkey Island”, is a studio founded in 2013 by Ron Gilbert. The only project the studio has released so far is 2017’s Thimbleweed Park, a work that sought to recreate the style of storytelling and gameplay that the director helped establish when he was one of the leaders of LucasArts.

Return to Monkey Island – Trailer