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Updated Monkey Island 2 Sailing Over This Summer

LucasArts is ready to revisit the swashbuckling adventures of Guybrush Threepwood with a completely retooled version of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge. Following last year's release of the Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, Monkey Island 2 updates everything from the graphics to the score, adding a hint system and full voiceover work along the way. The sequel goes one step further, allowing players to take direct control of young Mr. Threepwood, if they don't feel like pointing and/or clicking.

If you never played the original game, LeChuck's Revenge follows Threepwood as he sets sail to find the legendary Big Whoop treasure. As the title suggests, LeChuck isn't going down without a fight, even though he's technically dead and all. The game is coming out on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and iPhone. PC and PlayStation 3 players will soon be able to check out the first special edition, too, in the meantime.

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