Unbelievable but true, the rumors of the last few days have proved true, and Ron Gilbert is truly creating a new chapter in the Monkey Island series. The author had announced that he was working on a new video game on April 1, and many had thought of a joke. Still, today the confirmation arrived with a lot of announcement trailer, which formalizes the return of Guybrush Threepwood thirteen years after. Tales of Monkey Island publication.
Devolver Digital and Lucasfilm Games today presented Return to Monkey Island, a new graphic adventure created in collaboration with Terrible Toybox, the studio of Ron Gilbert. The three studios have been working on the project over the past two years in complete secrecy, and today the announcement with a release window has arrived: the generic 2022. Below you can take a look at the official trailer.
Devolver Digital hasn’t revealed any further details about the game. Still, the studio usually holds the Devolver Digital Direct event for the summer so that we may find out more information within a few months. For now, in addition to the release window and the name of some staff members, it has only been confirmed that the game will be set after Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, the only two chapters in the series created by Gilbert.