TeamXbox: The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Hands-On Preview

TeamXbox writes: "Though LucasArts has its most high-profile games containing Star Wars and Indiana Jones in their titles, the Northern California developer/publisher took off with its earlier adventure games. One such title, The Secret of Monkey Island, put the company on the map for the kind of games that competitor Sierra On-Line had mostly cornered the market on. These were adventures that were based in the "noun-verb" text adventures made famous by Infocom, but with graphics that helped make the story come alive. Sierra's King's Quest and Space Quest franchises, among others, had droves of followers flocking to pick up any new adventure game, and Monkey Island opened up a new supply line for those players."

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