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Poor Gibberish Driftwood is stuck in Monkey Island 2 Special Edition's classic mode

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Poor Gibberish Driftwood is stuck in Monkey Island 2 Special Edition's classic mode in the E3 trailer for LucasArts' adventure game revamp but luckily the LucasArts Games Hint Line is on hand to explain how to switch to the snazzy redrawn graphics mode.

Meanwhile, a batch of screenshots show more comparisons between original and revamped graphics--which can be switched between with a single button press, as Gorbush learned--plus a peek at its fancy bonus "Art of Monkey Island" gallery. Other bonuses include an audio commentary track by series star developers Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer and Dave Grossman.

The trailer reveals that Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge will be released on July 7, hitting PC, Mac, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, iPhone and iPod Touch.

From The Chatty
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    June 16, 2010 8:04 AM

    I received a response from Ron Gilbert after emailing him.


    >Ha! Tim, Dave and I talked about this during the designer commentary!
    >
    >Ron
    >
    > > On May 31, 2010, at 8:05 AM, XXXXX@gmail.com wrote:
    > >
    > > Please please speak to the animators about the MI2 remake, there is a tiny change which just has to be made :(
    > > http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UgCaJYBA7X8#t=2m4s
    > >
    > > In the original, the flies disapeared when Governor Phat ate and it made it much funnier :( please - he has to eat those flies.
    > >
    > >

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      June 16, 2010 8:05 AM

      I also replied to his response with.

      "Also, I didn't hear his feeding bell, it's the subtle stuff like the flies vanishing which makes for good humour.
      Thanks for the reply."

      No word back though :( Oh well.

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      June 16, 2010 11:34 AM

      well at least you got a reply from Ron