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Tales of Monkey Island

Platform(s): PC, Wii
Genre: Action/Adventure
Publisher: LucasArts
Developer: Telltale Games
Release Date: July 7, 2009

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'Tales of Monkey Island' (ALL) Game Designer for a Day Contest

by Rainier on July 14, 2009 @ 4:08 p.m. PDT

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.

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.

To enter, flex your funny bone and send Telltale a one-liner that explains how Guybrush Threepwood, Mighty Pirate, wronged you in some way. The funniest and most imaginative entries will be submitted for consideration to be recorded by Tales of Monkey Island voice talent and inclusion in an upcoming game episode.

The dialog line from the contest winner may appear in a pivotal scene within the penultimate chapter of the saga this October.

In addition to featuring the winning entries in an upcoming episode, contest winners may  appear in the game credits and be eligible for other great prizes. The contest kicked off today, July 14, 2009 at noon PST, and runs through midnight PST, August 10, 2009.  Additional contest details can be found at the official contest website.

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
  • Monthly episode releases on WiiWare and PC (www.telltalegames.com)
  • Streamlined adventure gameplay with all the humor, romance, and swashbuckling excitement that made the franchise famous

Tales of Monkey Island is currently available as digital download on PC, and will be available on Wiiware in the coming weeks.


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