Nintendo recently announced that their classic adventure game, “Return to Monkey Island,” will be released in physical form for the first time ever. Players will be able to purchase a boxed copy of this beloved game, with all of its stunning artwork and classic puzzles ready to explore. This news brings a ray of sunshine to the Nintendo fan community, as it marks a nostalgic return to the world of Monkey Island.
The History Of “Return To Monkey Island”
Released in 2000 for Windows-based systems by LucasArts, “Return to Monkey Island” is the fourth installment in the original “Monkey Island” series. Players take control of protagonist Guybrush Threepwood as they explore the vast Caribbean open world solving puzzles and engaging with NPCs on their pirate-filled journey. The game met with immediate critical acclaim due to its humorous writing, varied level designs, and strong storyline. It was praised for its puzzle design and overall sense of exploration.
“Return to Monkey Island” went on to become one of the most beloved adventure games ever made, with its inventive story structure and complex puzzles garnering a strong cult following over the years. Fans have long called out for a physical re-release – but until now, these wishes have gone unanswered.
The Physical Re-Release
That’s why Nintendo’s announcement comes as such a pleasant surprise: players will be able to finally get their hands on an official physical copy of the game from July 22nd onwards! The release has been completely remastered using enhanced HD textures; characters are more detailed than ever before and effects have been added for improved immersion. Not only that – gamers will also get access to exclusive never-before-seen collectibles that can be unlocked throughout their journey.