Ron Gilbert has announced a sequel to Monkey Island. Titled, Return to Monkey Island, the game is set to release this year and will act as a direct sequel to the original The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge.
Gilbert says that the original protagonist Guybrush Threepwood is back and the character will be once again voiced by Dominic Armato.
A trailer to Return to Monkey Island was released alongside the exciting news. The game is being developed by Terrible Toybox, the developer of the 2017 adventure game Thimbleweed Park. Lucasfilm Games, the Disney-owned studio is also working on the title with the studio.
A little something we’ve been working on for the past 2 years in complete secrecy.https://t.co/qwmxpYjpe5
— Ron Gilbert (@grumpygamer) April 4, 2022
Terrible Toybox has brought on Rex Crowle as an art director. Crowle worked on games such as Tearaway and the LittleBigPlanet series.
Sadly, the trailer doesn’t show us much but it does get us all excited for a new Monkey Island game. Best of all, the game is planned to release this year. You can stay up-to-date with the game by visiting the official site here.
Announcing Return to Monkey Island, the long-awaited follow-up to the legendary Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge by Ron Gilbert’s Terrible Toybox in collaboration with Devolver Digital and Lucasfilm Games, coming 2022.