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Described as -- and you'll want to sit down for this -- "the perfect melding of a Monkey Island style adventure game with the wicked RPG game play of Diablo," Ron Gilbert's latest creation has been revealed to be an episodic title dubbed "DeathSpank: Episode 1: Orphans of Justice." The adventure le...

January 9th 2008 at 1:33pm 0 Comments
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We try to avoid overtly sycophantic groveling here at Joystiq -- it's unbecoming and we drool enough already -- but when we discovered that legendary adventure game designer Ron Gilbert (Monkey freakin' Island, folks) was working on the inaugurual Penny Arcade Adventures installment, On the Rain-Sli...

May 9th 2007 at 2:35pm 0 Comments
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We have been tracking the carnival of gamers for months now, and its latest stop seems to be at Monkey Island creator Ron Gilbert's footsteps. With the self-proclaimed grumpy gamer playing as ringleader, we are given a wide variety of intellectual treats from articles discussing the merits of abando...

July 5th 2006 at 6:25pm 0 Comments
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When he isn't busy dressing us down for bullying up on student plays, Ron Gilbert -- the lead designer behind adventure-game classics like Maniac Mansion and The Secret of Monkey Island -- apparently has lengthy chats with outlets like Gamasutra on what's missing in gaming today (the stories, stupid...

July 3rd 2006 at 9:55am 0 Comments
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Edge Magazine takes a look at comedy in games ... and comes up pretty short. With the exception of oft-cited titles like pretty much the entire early LucasArts gems (Secret of Monkey Island, Sam and Max, Day Of The Tentacle, and others) and the occasional Conker's Bad Fur Day or Bard's Tale, there i...

April 7th 2006 at 2:28pm 0 Comments