SAN RAFAEL, Calif. -- March 11, 2010 -- The ongoing Tales of Monkey Island ® jubilation is continuing into 2010 with Telltale taking orders for the Tales of Monkey Island full season Collector's DVD today, along with new special items at www.telltalegames.com/monkeyisland. In addition to the full five episode pirate adventure for Mac and PC, the DVD includes "making of" team commentaries, production art galleries, promotional videos and more.
A special Deluxe Tales of Monkey Island package is also now available for order, which includes the standard DVD as well as a collection of outstanding exclusive extras: a previously un-discovered Voodoo Lady card, a map from Reginald Van Winslow's collection, a piratey piece of eight coin, a drink coaster from Club 41 and a souvenir button from the Trial of the Century. Fans who missed out on the cover art by Monkey Island art legend Steve Purcell with the series pre-order, can now secure this with their Deluxe Edition order. Thisamazing collection is available for only $14.95 for customers who already own Tales of Monkey Island, and $49.95 for new customers.
The celebration continues with a bounty of new Monkey Island items at the Telltale Store, which fans can purchase along with their DVD orders: a full deck of the Voodoo Lady's cards, a Tales of Monkey Island Art Portfolio featuring prints suitable for framing, t-shirts, a new series of buttons and a drinking vessel for your piratey beverages!
With this nearly impossible to resist abundance of new Monkey Island product, Telltale is extending free shipping for all orders over $50 for the first weeks of the ordering window. Full details available at http://www.telltalegames.com/monkeyisland.
In related news, pre-ordering has opened today for Telltale's next big episodic series Sam&Max: The Devil's Playhouse -- an excellent way to move orders to $50 for taking advantage of the free shipping offer. Full information on the third season of Telltale's award-winning Sam&Max series is now online at http://www.samandmaxgames.com/thedevilsplayhouse.
Tales of Monkey Island Collector's DVD (standard edition) Details:
- <*>The complete five episode season of Tales of Monkey Island*> <*>Highlight reel with commentary from Telltale design team*> <*>Production art gallery*> <*>Five fan-created "I Wonder What Happens" video collection*> <*>Two Tales of Monkey Island official trailers*> <*>Preview of Telltale's next game, Sam&Max: The Devil's Playhouse*> <*>Desktop wallpapers and fun forum avatars*>
Deluxe Edition includes:
- <*>DVD slip case designed by Monkey Island art legend Steve Purcell*> <*>A previously un-discovered new card from the Voodoo Lady's deck*> <*>Gulf of Melange Map*> <*>Commemorative button from Guybrush's Trial of the Century*> <*>Drink coaster from Club 41*> <*>Piratey piece of eight coin*>
For more information please visit http://www.telltalegames.com/monkeyisland
About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is the first and only digital publisher to release interactive episodic content on a monthly schedule. Founded in 2004 by LucasArts veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader, establishing the model for downloadable game seasons and releasing more than 30 games to date. Telltale's titles have won numerous awards including "Adventure Game of the Year" accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers, and have been recognized by mainstream outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New York Times to Variety. Telltale currently develops and publishes episodic series on PlayStation ® 3, Mac, PC, Wii TM , and Xbox 360 TM .
About Tales of Monkey Island
Tales of Monkey Island has proven the most successful launch to date of an episodic series for Telltale, Inc. with critics and gamers finding their sea legs and responding positively to the first new Monkey Island game in nine years. In the tradition of the great old movie serials with cliffhanger endings, Tales of Monkey Island unfolds over five months with each episodic chapter raising the stakes on Guybrush Threepwood's quest to eradicate the insidious Pox of LeChuck, reunite with his wife and vanquish his arch rival.
LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.