The first actual little bit of in-game footage for Return To Monkey Island has been launched, alongside the reveal that the sport is coming to Nintendo Switch.
This new trailer was launched at this time (June 28) throughout the Nintendo Direct Mini: Partner Showcase, with the sport now confirmed for each PC and Nintendo Switch launch this yr. That stated, there’s nonetheless no concrete launch date for the sport other than a 2022 window.
You can try the in-game footage beneath, or go to the sport’s web site proper right here.
Protagonist Guybrush Threepwood narrates the trailer, and while little concerning the story was revealed, he says the sport recounts the story of “how I finally found the secret of Monkey Island.”
It was additionally not too long ago revealed that Return To Monkey Island will decide up precisely the place 1991’s Monkey Island 2 left off, so watch out for spoilers on this paragraph. The new recreation is a direct sequel to quantity two, which ended with not too long ago found siblings Threepwood and LeChuck turning into youngsters in a contemporary amusement park, earlier than their dad and mom take them away and LeChuck’s eyes glow purple.
Return To Monkey Island may even have a built-in trace system, which creator Ron Gilbert stated is sort of a walkthrough constructed into the sport itself. “If [players] don’t have a built-in hint system, they’re just going to jump over to the web and… read a walkthrough,” he stated.
“[There was] a lot of stuff that we did back then and didn’t think much about—a lot of very obscure puzzles. Hiding a piece of information somewhere with no clues about where to find it—that kind of thing just wouldn’t fly today… Having hint systems means that if you make the puzzle just completely weird and obscure, people just go to the hint system.”
In different information, Mario + Rabbids Sparks Of Hope may have its personal distinctive showcase tomorrow.