The Noisiest, Dirtiest Bars and Taverns in Video Games

Bars, clubs and noisy taverns are always crucial locations in a story-driven game. They are save points, places where we can sell useless stuff from our inventory, gather information, meet a key character, or just simply get into trouble. » 3/08/13 4:00pm 3/08/13 4:00pm

This Team Fortress 2 Re-Creation Of Monkey Island's Three Trials Scene…

Fans of Secret of Monkey Island, the 1990 point-n-click adventure game, will undoubtedly remember the infamous "three trials" scene, in which protagonist Guybrush Threepwood proclaims to Mêlée Island's pirate leaders that he, too, would like to be a pirate. » 1/31/13 8:07pm 1/31/13 8:07pm

Monkey Island Remakes Coming Back Once Again

The high-def remakes of Lucasarts' first two Monkey Island games are being combined in the one box and sold at retail. Included as a sweetener will be concept art, soundtracks and, best of all, material from an abortive attempt at making a Monkey Island animated movie. » 7/08/11 6:15am 7/08/11 6:15am

The Best Way To Stop Game Piracy Is With Silly Pirate Heads

Video game piracy is seen by the industry as a dire problem, so much so that many PC games these days are burdened with digital rights management (or DRM) systems. They suck. Pirate heads are way better. » 1/25/11 12:00am 1/25/11 12:00am

Will We Get More Monkey Island From Monkey Island's Creators?

When news hit that Ron Gilbert and Tim Schafer were working together again at the same studio, all thoughts seemed to shift to Monkey Island. » 9/30/10 10:40am 9/30/10 10:40am

I Am Guybrush Threepwood, Mighty... Jedi Apprentice?!

LucasArts has revealed a somewhat unexpected addition to the cast of Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, the star of comedic adventure game series Monkey Island. Either some cloning procedure has gone horribly wrong or Guybrush really is that mighty. » 9/28/10 8:30pm 9/28/10 8:30pm

Tim Schafer Hires Ron Gilbert, Gets Funnier

Video gaming's best known funny men are back together again under one roof, having a "hell of a lot of fun," making jokes and, perhaps, even developing a game or two. » 9/27/10 11:00am 9/27/10 11:00am

Monkey Island: The Deleted Scenes

Movies have deleted scenes, everyone knows that. But it's rare we see deleted game scenes, because they're normally just 1s and 0s, and if they're not in the final game, we don't see them. Unless we're talking Monkey Island! » 11/10/09 7:30am 11/10/09 7:30am

Get Tales of Monkey Island Free On Talk Like a Pirate Day

Telltale Games and LucasArts have teamed up to make this year's Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19 — same day as Rosh Hashanah) memorable with a free download of Tales of Monkey Island, Episode One. » 9/17/09 8:40pm 9/17/09 8:40pm

Secret Of Monkey Island Special Edition Sails To 360?

Both a mysteriously disappearing German rating and sources close to Adventure Gamers seem to indicate that a special edition of The Secret of Monkey Island is on its way to the Xbox 360. » 5/20/09 10:20am 5/20/09 10:20am