Monkey Island fans are begging Disney to sell the rights back to its creator

May 15, 2018 Matthew Hughes


The Monkey Island is probably one of the most important landmarks in gaming history. For the millions who played it, it not only confirmed that games could become an artform, but also that they could be deeply, outrageously funny. Over the course of five games, the Monkey Island series tells the tale of the endearingly hapless Guybrush Threepwood, and his quest to become the most feared pirate in the Caribbean. It was just really bloody silly. The dialog was filled with cheeky ‘ooo er‘ double-entendres, and the main combat mechanism was “insult sword fighting,” which is exactly what it sounds…

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