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Funeral of a friend: Tales of Monkey Island Ep. 5

Wednesday night I went to a funeral. Well, I wouldn't exactly call it a funeral. When the deceased in question was, according to long time friend Dave Grossman, "struggling with an inventory item addiction," it was more farcical than upsett...   read

 
 
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Skeleton confirmed for Tales of Monkey Island chapter 5

The Tales of Monkey Island series is rushing to a close December 8 with the release of “Rise of the Pirate God,” the fifth and final installment. No doubt some MI fans are experiencing confused feelings about this -- a new MI ga...   read

 
 
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Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5 hitting in December

Tales of Monkey Island draws to a close this December with the release of the final episodic chapter on the 8th of next month. Dubbed “Rise of the Pirate God,” Telltale Games has said via a recent press release that the this las...   read

 
 
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Fourth Tales of Monkey Island episode hits this Friday

The fourth and second-to-last episode of Telltale's Tales of Monkey Island series, intriguingly entitled "The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood," comes out this Friday.According to the Telltale press release, episode four...   read

 
 
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Review: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3

Another chapter in the Telltale Games' Tales of Monkey Island episodic series was released yesterday afternoon. Chapter 3, or the “Lair of the Leviathan” kicks off as a powerful whale swallows the whole of the Screaming Narwhal....   read

 
 
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What Monkey Island 2 would look like with the CryEngine

Ever considered what LeChuck’s Revenge would look like if it was created using the same engine the visual powerhouse title Cryis uses? At least one guy has. Hannes Appel is doing the silly -- and absolutely awesome -- right now: he&rs...   read

 
 
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Preview: Tales of Monkey Island: Lair of the Leviathan

My dear Tales of Monkey Island,Telltale has treated you so good, turning you into a successful episodic franchise. Many would say you do the original justice, which is a wonderful thing to see. Oh, and Telltale has decided to release your o...   read

 
 
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Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1 is free for a day

If you’ve wanted to give Tales of Monkey Island a shot, but didn’t have the coin, then consider deeming September 19th a beautiful day. In celebration of 'Talk Like a Pirate Day" this Saturday (this is a real thing), develo...   read

 
 
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Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3 hitting September 29

The next chapter in the Tales of Monkey Island series drops soon -- as in September 29th, soon. Earlier this afternoon, developer Telltale Games dropped that mad release date knowledge in our inbox and gave up its name. Chapter Drei in the ...   read

 
 
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Argentine reporter reports on the abuse of grog by teenagers

Hold on to your copy of Brain Age boys and girls, because we are about to get really stupid up in here. Any self respecting gamer knows what grog is, but for those non-self respecting gamers out there I'll fill you in. Grog is the made up d...   read

 
 
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Amazon offering non-bundled Tales of Monkey Island downloads

Watch out Ranch Rush and Risk II -- there’s a few new games available on the Amazon “Game Downloads” channel. Telltale Games recently announced that all five chapters of the Tales of Monkey Island series are coming to Amaz...   read

 
 
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Review: Tales of Monkey Island, Chapter 2

Telltale games kicked off their Tales of Monkey Island episodic series with a bang in "Launch of the Screaming Narwhal." We came away very impressed with the inaugural effort, praising its wit and gameplay and firmly recommending ...   read

 
 
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Interview: Picking the brain of Double Fine's Tim Schafer

Tim Schafer. Tim f**king Schafer. He's a man that most of us know. One of the writers behind The Secret of Monkey Island, and the man behind Full Throttle, Grim Fandango, Psychonauts, and Brütal Legend, Schafer has remained on the cutt...   read

 
 
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Have a tidbit of Tales of Monkey Island's second episode

The new Monkey Island series from Telltale started out with a bang. Brad Nicholson and I both enjoyed it considerably. On Thursday, the next episode, The Siege of Spinner Cay, will be released.  Can't wait for a little fix of Guybrush ...   read

 
 
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Tales of Monkey Island chapter 2 screens surface

Four billion years ago (Internet Standard Time) Telltale Games announced the launch date of the second chapter in the Tales of Monkey Island series. Due on 20th for the PC crowd -- this Thursday you calendar-less people, you -- the “S...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer on creativity: 'Stupid ideas are often the best'

One of the things I did with my interview with Tim Schafer was allow some community members to offer questions to ask the guy. I liked what DaedHead8 and Krow asked: How is Tim able to be so creative, and how does he get those creative juic...   read

 
 
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Tim Schafer on Monkey Island: 'I get instantly happy'

By now you've heard about the multiplayer for Brütal Legend, as well as the yet-unseen 4v4 mode. But, as we all know, Tim Schafer is a man of many hats, and one of the hats he wore was writer for the original The Secret of Monkey Islan...   read

 
 
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Review: Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (iPhone)

Since the initial “wink, wink” line, we all knew that Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition was bound for the App Store. Launching on July 22nd, we were told that this version of the game would be very similar to its platform...   read

 
 
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Tales of Monkey Island chapter 2 hitting August 20

The next PC installment of Telltale Games’ Tales of Monkey Island series is coming soon -- as in August 20th, soon. Earlier this morning, the publisher of the series announced the release date and went light on the details. We know ne...   read

 
 
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Telltale developer claims iPhone more powerful than Wii

A considerable number of people have been having some issues with the WiiWare release of Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal. Graphical hitches seem to be the biggest complaint, though low audio quality has been cited as...   read

 
 
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Monkey Island statue is made of greatness

This weekend I come to you on my knees begging for forgiveness. Why do I do this? Because I have never played a Monkey Island game. Not even part of one. Not even one mouse click to make a character walk across the screen. I'm sorry. Strike...   read

 
 
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Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition hits the App Store

It is now possible to play Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on the go. This morning, we were surprised to find the Special Edition version of the benchmark adventure title on the App Store. We knew it was coming, of course. LucasArt...   read

 
 
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Dear Telltale: I love you, but ...

For helping make point-and-click adventure games popular again and for single-handedly proving that episodic gaming could be a successful and creatively fresh way of releasing videogames, I will always love Telltale Games. The company could...   read

 
 
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Review: Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

Let’s rewind to E3 2009. I’m inside LucasArts’ conference room. I’m a few minutes early for the Star Wars: The Old Republic presentation. They have food and drink in both corners of the entrance. I’m told to he...   read

 
 
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Added idol may indicate new Day of the Tentacle release(s)

Get ready to be really excited Day of the Tentacle fans.Take a close look at the Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition snapshot in the header image. The Tentacle idol featured in the center shouldn’t exist. It wasn’t included...   read

 
 
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