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Click on this story, play Monkey Island Special Edition

Since you're probably at work and looking to slack off, I have just the thing for you: The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition. Yeah, after the jump (provided you're running Windows) you can play the game right here in your browser. Th...

 
 
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Tim Schafer to invade Europe, talk at Develop

Double Fine's Tim Schafer's a funny guy. Great talker. Talented industry veteran. Makes some pretty great, clever games. That's why he'll be giving a game design talk at this year's Develop conference in Brighton. Makes sense. Develop PR sa...

 
 
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Monkey Island: SE 2 commentators revealed

Long ago, at the San Francisco reveal event for Monkey Island: Special Edition 2, it was announced that the follow-up special edition would feature new Guybrush hair and developer-led commentary. Ron Gilbert and Tim Schafer were both prese...

 
 
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Monkey Island 2: SE to have audio commentary

I've always imagined that the fellows behind the classic Lucas Arts point-and-click adventure games were some of the funniest and most interesting people ever. Now thanks to Monkey Island 2: Special Edition I will finally be able to know fo...

 
 
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New screens of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge SE

LucasArts has started a stream of screens of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge Special Edition. Every day, via the Monkey Island Adventures Facebook page they're going to give us one still from the original game and then, later, the update...

 
 
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GDC: Monkey Island 2: SE coming, MI: SE hitting PS3 & Mac

An exciting bit of news for fans of the Monkey Island games -- so exciting, in fact, that I can hardly believe I managed to fit it all into the headline. I have just received word via carrier pigeon from our main man at GDC, Brad, that Monk...

 
 
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MacHeist offering up a deal on Tales Of Monkey Island

We don't report to much on Mac gaming here, but I'd like to rectify that a bit if I can by pointing you towards MacHeist and their crazy good deal going on right now. They've got all the chapters of Tales of Monkey Island available for $19....

 
 
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Tales of Monkey Island hits the Macintosh

All of Tales of Monkey Island is now available on a third platform: the Macintosh. Earlier yesterday, series developer Telltale Games announced its commitment to the Apple platform alongside the $35 port reveal. And it appears as if Mac fan...

 
 
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Take a survey, get a free Telltale game

Seeking some input on the next Sam & Max season, the fine folks at Telltale Games want to know about what kinds of games you're playing and have set up a survey to ask exactly that. They're not only fine, but they're smart too. They kno...

 
 
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Review: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 5

Guybrush Threepwood is dead; long live Guybrush Threepwood. Thrown into the underworld and seemingly powerless to stop the forces of piratey evil , the fifth Tales of Monkey Island chapter, entitled Rise of the Pirate God, sees our bumbling...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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....

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
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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 a purchase...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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 ...

 
 




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