After the official release yesterday, Return to Monkey Island the video game that is now being discussed the most. On social networks and on Twitterwhere he became one of the main trending topic. The series returns to the hands of its original author, Ron Gilbertresponsible for the first two chapters released respectively in 1990 and 1991. The Curse of Monkey Island and Escape from Monkey Island, on the other hand, had been entrusted by LucasArts to other authors.
It’s been many years since the last time Guybrush Threepwood got involved in a battle of wits with his nemesis, the zombie pirate LeChuck. The only love of his life, Elaine Marleyabandoned his political aims and Guybrush himself adrift and dissatisfied, because he failed to achieve his life purpose, to understand the secret of Monkey Island.
Meanwhile, Melee Island took a bad turn and the famous businessman Stan been jailed for “marketing crimes”. Pirate leaders led by Madisonin addition, they have reshuffled the cards of power in the city. Clever puzzles, bizarre situations, and devastating answers are all that stands between Guybrush and glory, with the goatee pirate facing off against. old acquaintances and new faces.
Bringing the classic point and click adventure Nowadays, Return to Monkey Island offers a more complex adventure than the 90s classics with context-sensitive interactions, responsive dialogue trees and an easy-to-use inventory system. At the time of writing, Return to Monkey Island boasts a more than satisfactory rating of 88/100 on Metacritic and “Extremely positive” on Steam.
The new chapter of the Monkey Island series marks the return of the creator of the iconic series Ron Gilbert, joined by the co-writer / designer of the game Dave Grossmanby the artistic director Rex Crowle (Knights & Bikes, Tearaway) and by composers Peter McConnell, Michael Land, and Clint Bajakian (Monkey Island, Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge). The game is now available on Windows PC, MacOS and Nintendo Switch.