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“Return to Monkey Island will get a swashbuckling new trailer”
Avast ye, the primary trailer for Return to Monkey Island is lastly right here!
The Monkey Island video games are heralded as a number of the greatest point-and-click video games ever made, so followers are fairly thrilled to be getting one other mainline recreation twelve years after the sequence’ final launch, which was a particular version of the primary two video games. One other sequel is lengthy overdue, and fortunately the builders behind the mission, Horrible Toybox, simply launched a brand new trailer to satiate us as we look ahead to the sport to drop later this 12 months. The trailer was additionally posted by Monkey Island‘s beloved designer and creator Ron Gilbert, who shared the information with the precise sort of humor we’d anticipate from him.
The brand new trailer reveals off Return to Monkey Island‘s revamped artwork fashion, which captures the quirkiness of the characters and world completely. Though we didn’t get to see all that a lot of it, the gameplay itself appears just like the basic Monkey Island expertise we all know and love. Story-wise, our plucky protagonist Guybrush Threepwood guarantees we’re in for an journey with “ships, fights, love, treasure, betrayal, and root beer.” As an avid lover of all issues pirate-related myself, I don’t assume there’s far more I might actually ask for.
I might be fairly hesitant about sequels this far out from the originals, particularly when a sequence’ legacy is on the road, however I’ve to say that I’ve been blown away by the whole lot I’ve seen of Return to Monkey Island thus far. It additionally says loads that they’ve a number of the unique creators concerned. At this level, I’m optimistic that the sport will deliver an exhilarating journey from a basic sequence to a model new viewers.
Return to Monkey Island takes to the excessive seas someday in 2022 for PC and Nintendo Swap.