Monkey Island Deals Mark 'Talk Like a Pirate Day'

"International Talk Like a Pirate Day," or September 19 to everyone else, has produced a trove of excellent Monkey Island discounts.

For starters, Telltale will allow anyone to download the first episode of Tales of Monkey Island for free on Saturday. nope The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition has also been discounted by 50% on Steam and Direct2Drive through September 21. New low price: $5.

The deal also applies to the iPhone and iPod touch version of the game. If you're not sold on that, LucasArts notes that a free "lite" version of the app will soon be made available.