The lights are on
Following his success as the artichect of DoubleFine's The
Cave, Ron Gilbert has once again struck out on a new game development
adventure. Scurvy Scallywags, his new iOS project from Beep Games, Inc., is
billed as "the match-3 musical, pirate RPG you've been waiting for!" Click
through to watch the trailer.
It's obvious that the Monkey Island creator's trademark
sense of humor is still in tact, as the trailer offers up such game "features"
as "state of the art sea shanty" as selling points. However, you can also tell
that the game is going to offer a good bit of depth when compared to the usual
match-3 experience, which customizable characters, special powers, and the
ability to build your own pirate ship - as well as some pretty amusing original
There is no official release date for Scurvy Scallywags, but
the trailer says its "coming soon" to the Apple App Store.
[Source: Touch Arcade]
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