Ron Gilbert and Dave Grossman worked on both The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge all the way back in the early 90’s.
Return to Monkey Island will pick up after the events of LeChuck’s Revenge (and its infamous Monkey Wrench puzzle) and start off in an amusement park.
Chatting to GamesBeat, Gilbert and Grossman revealed the Monkey Wrench puzzle from LeChuck’s Revenge, which saw Guybrush Threepwood using an actual monkey to activate a seemingly broken pump, was a mistake, calling it “notoriously unsolvable” and “not a good design on several levels”.
Meanwhile, Gilbert has also responded to fans unhappy with Return to Monkey Island’s art style, stating “Return to Monkey Island may not be the art style you wanted or were expecting but it’s the art style I wanted”.
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