Last year, the future looked unexpectedly bright for Leisure Suit Larry. This year, however, the creator of the original 1987 classic PC game has told Kotaku that he's resigned from the publisher who brought Larry back to the public. In fact, Al Lowe may not be involved in the future of gaming's iconic loser lothario…
Not long ago I had the pleasure of having a long talk with one of my all time favorite game designers, Al Lowe. The godfather of sleazy adventure gaming had plenty to say about the past, present and future of his famous polyester protagonist, but also had some very interesting thoughts about the way we protect our…
Yesterday, Al Lowe told me a dirty joke.
The guy on the left is Al Lowe, adventure game pioneer and lead creative force behind the Leisure Suit Larry games. The guy on the right is Tim Schafer, adventure game pioneer and lead creative force behind Day of the Tentacle and other LucasArts classics.
Al Lowe, creator of the lecherous adventure game series, has started a Kickstarter to develop a "Reloaded" edition of the original Leisure Suit Larry. They hope to raise $500,000 and release the game for PC, consoles and mobile. [Kickstarter]
Leisure Suit Larry will return, no in glorious, extra-titillating high-definition, next year, thanks to the people at Replay Games. The remake of Leisure Suit Larry in the Land of the Lounge Lizards is coming to everything, just the start of a planned Larry revival.