The Secret of Monkey Island approximately 32 years from its publication and From Tales of Monkey Island more than 13 years since publishers Devolver Digital and Lucasfilm Games, Return to Monkey Island announced its release. The new game will be released this year.
The sixth entry in the point-and-click comedy adventure series on old games Return to Monkey Island, will be directed by series creator Ron Gilbert and previously featured in Tales of Monkey Island and also in Tales of Monkey Island It will be co-written by Gilbert and Dave Grossman. The game will be developed by Terrible Toybox, which released Thimbleweed Park.
It is worth adding that Gilbert announced the game on his personal Twitter page 10 years ago as an April Fools' joke.
Michael Land, Peter McConnel and Clint Bajakian will return to compose the game's soundtrack. Dominic Armato, who has voiced series protagonist Guybrush Threepwood in every Monkey Island game to date, will reprise his role as the iconic character.