Wednesday, July 08, 2009

Tales of Monkey Island Episode 101 Launch of the Screaming Narwhal v1.0.0.15-TE

Woooooooohooooooo! Ive been waiting for this since it was first announced at E3 since i was a huge fan of the original Monkey Island games, I just hope they dont stuff this up. Tales of Monkey Island is an upcoming adventure game being developed by Telltale Games (Who was founded by a group of ex Lucas Arts employees to focus more on adventure style games) in collaboration with LucasArts. It takes place after an imaginary fifth game in the Monkey Island series. Players take control of Guybrush Threepwood who accidentally releases a voodoo pox that spreads throughout the Caribbean. He must save the Caribbean from this voodoo pox whilst at the same time rescue his love Elaine Marley from his nemesis LeChuck. The game will be episodic, with the adventure being split into 5 parts. From July 7th they will be released on a monthly basis.

Telltale’s Tales of Monkey Island brings the adventures of pirate Guybrush Threepwood into a new era with an explosive storyline that becomes deeper and more entangled during the course of the five-episode saga. While battling his nemesis, the evil pirate LeChuck, Guybrush accidentally unleashes an insidious voodoo pox that threatens to transform the buccaneers of the Caribbean into unruly pirate monsters. Players will experience the humor, romance, and swashbuckling action the Monkey Island games are famous for and unravel an insidious plot which is revealed across the course of the series.

General Features

  • A five-part saga with an intriguing storyline that becomes deeper and more entangled as it unfolds
  • Series favorites Guybrush, LeChuck, Elaine, and the Voodoo Lady are joined by a new cast of characters
  • Streamlined adventure gameplay with all the humor, romance, and swashbuckling excitement that made the franchise famous

System Requirements:

  • Operating system: Windows XP / Vista
  • Processor: 2.0 GHz + (3 GHz Pentium 4 or equivalent rec.)
  • Memory: 512MB (1GB rec.) Sound: DirectX 8.1 sound device
  • Video: 64MB DirectX 8.1-compliant video card (128MB rec.)
  • DirectX®: Version 9.0c or better

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