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February is a forbidding land, full of winter darkness and noisome Valentine's Day traditions that are only slightly balanced out by a steady trickle of new games. That's why Joystiq's very own Mike Suszek created Four in February, a gaming event to unify the world against the month's doldrums. Her...

January 30th 2014 at 1:30pm 0 Comments
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"GB can trick LeChuck into bending over and grabbing his underwear an infinite number of times. GB can collect several pairs of LeChuck's underwear." Ron Gilbert posted some old bug reports filed during the development of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge, printed December 10, 1991. It's a rare and...

November 18th 2010 at 10:02am 0 Comments
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Here's a riddle for ya: Even if a woodchuck could chuck wood, and even if a woodchuck would chuck wood, should a woodchuck spend a buck -- aww forget it! Both Special Edition remakes of Monkey Island 1 & 2 for iPhone are currently just $1 -- and the iPad sequel is on sale, too!

September 17th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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A handful of big ol' games became even bigger this week with a few high-profile DLC releases, such as Modern Warfare 2's "Resurgence Pack," and Dragon Age: Origins' "Leiliana's Song." Also, LittleBigPlanet gets a booster shot in the form of a Marvel Level and Costume Kit, and the new and improved v...

July 7th 2010 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Newly remasted, LucasArts' Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge has charted a course for Xbox Live Arcade, where it will arrive alongside Blacklight: Tango Down tomorrow, July 7. LeChuck's Revenge plan hasn't deviated since it was finalized a week ago, but the scheduled Blacklight dro...

July 6th 2010 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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We asked 100 people to name a new game worth purchasing on PSN this week. Top three answers are on the board. SURVEY SAYS! *ding* Monkey Island Special Edition 2: Lechuck's Revenge received 80 votes. Family Feud received 17... and three people answered "Liquid Soap" -- your guess is as good as o...

July 6th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We've devised a fool-proof plan for getting games at zero cost on Steam: just wait for the next game in the series to come out, and pre-order said sequel. It's an offer Steam users have no doubt become familiar with in the past and one that's being extended yet again -- anyone who pre-orders Monkey...

June 24th 2010 at 11:29am 0 Comments
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It's no secret that we're eagerly anticipating Guybrush Threepwood's second HD-ified return to the the world of Monkey Island. Today a handful of new comparison screens dropped for Monkey Island 2: Special Edition that have mutated our anticipation level to critical altitudes. Remember that game we...

April 30th 2010 at 7:30pm 0 Comments