VIDEO | WII, PC Thursday, July 2, 2009 | 9:00 AM

Tales of Monkey Island images and video

Tales of Monkey Island images and video

TellTale sent us these new images and a rather long video of Tales of Monkey Island, to be released on July 7 on PC and Wiiware.


Gameplay

All comments

Commented on 2009-07-02 09:38:49
I think i just came a little :) awesomeness :D
Commented on 2009-07-02 10:03:19
Probably some of the best humour I've seen in a video game.
Commented on 2009-07-02 10:31:46
Looking forward to this a lot, but I never managed to sit all the way through the fourth game.. Trying to get that done before Tuesday :)
Commented on 2009-07-02 10:47:24
would really prefer a 2D MI instead of this crappy 3D stuff :/
Commented on 2009-07-02 11:32:41
LOVE IT!!
Commented on 2009-07-02 11:34:26
hope this comes to XBLA. Would pick this up in a second. Or Mac... In fact, is this availible for mac?
Commented on 2009-07-02 11:52:38
Never played any of the previous classics, despite everyone saying how good they are/were. But as with others the cartoony 3d animation needs some getting used to, I prefer the detailed 2d drawings older point'n'clicks have used, but blah what can you do?

Much like Sam&Max, which I really wanted to play when I first heard about new games being released, I wonder if I will actually hold to my promise and play it...
Commented on 2009-07-02 12:14:01
The Telltale Sam & Max games are brilliant, you should definitely get round to playing them. They're the reason I have such high hopes for this, Telltale really understand the old point and click genre.

They're 3D yes, but they still play exactly like the old 2D ones, not like MI4.
Commented on 2009-07-02 13:14:03 In reply to Suil
Posted by Suil
would really prefer a 2D MI instead of this crappy 3D stuff :/
Face it they would not have sold half as many copies as they will with this version, they have to cover production costs after all, there not making it on 100% tea and biscuits.
Commented on 2009-07-02 13:19:40
Looks terrific... loved the first two games on the Amiga. With this and a redux of Secret of Monkey Island coming to the PC, I couldn't be happier. I'm really looking forward to playing both games.
Commented on 2009-07-02 14:13:37
It says it's for XBOX right under "About the game".... and MI... made me think of Mii, they could probably be included pretty interestingly as cameos in a game like this.
Commented on 2009-07-02 14:19:46
I kinda like the transition to 3D. Only problem i find is characters are very low-poly, a bit more round surfaces would have been a lot better.

Anyway, if it plays well i'm in.
Commented on 2009-07-02 14:24:02 In reply to ManThatYouFear
Posted by ManThatYouFear
Face it they would not have sold half as many copies as they will with this version, they have to cover production costs after all, there not making it on 100% tea and biscuits.
I suppose you´re right. But imo 3D graphics are sometimes totally overrated. There are games that look great in 2D and in a point and click game I find it almost compulsory :P

About the game


What's up?
  • Tiz
    Tiz @GriftGFX: I think MS were in full on panic mode because they wanted to add value to their box, so they showed everything. (2 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX Yeah they just need to actually implement some of that stuff. They're charting an interesting path. I feel like they showed this game off before they knew what it was. (2 Hours ago)
  • Tiz
    Tiz For instance, in Destiny, the whole point of getting loot is to get better equipped to do raids for better equipment to do raids for better equipment and sometimes Iron Banner. (2 Hours ago)
  • Tiz
    Tiz @GriftGFX: It really depends how they approach it. If you can upgrade your ship, crew etc to navigate more dangerous parts of the sea then it will be a dangling carrot scenario. (2 Hours ago)
  • Tiz
    Tiz Also, like the Division you have to cash in the loot before people steal it for themselves. The Division ran into the problem of just allowing anyone in the instances. (2 Hours ago)
  • GriftGFX
    GriftGFX And like.. what's the purpose of the loot itself. (2 Hours ago)
  • Tiz
    Tiz @GriftGFX: I feel like what the loot is will determine the way people play. Will there be the standard common to Legendary loot? Will some loot be harder to navigate to, if so, will it be worth it? (2 Hours ago)
PreviousNext
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood GSY is getting some nice content at 3 pm CEST with our July podcast and some videos of the Deus Ex Mankind Divided preview build. :) (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood For once we'll be live at 4:30 pm CEST. Blim should not even be tired! (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood More Quantum Break coverage coming in a few hours, 9:00 a.m CEST. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood We'll have a full review up for Firewatch at 7 pm CET. Videos will only be tomorrow though. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Tonight's livestream will be at 9:15 GMT+1, not GMT+2 as first stated. (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood New GSY Live dedicated this time to Just Cause 3 on Tuesday 9:30 GMT+2 (> 3 Months ago)
  • Driftwood
    Driftwood Join us tomorrow at 10 pm GMT+2 for a new livestream. We'll be playing Rise of the Tomb Raider. (> 3 Months ago)
PreviousNext
Top stories