Brigands and scallywags round the globe rule the day on International Talk Like a Pirate Day every year on September 19. Mark the occasion by jumping into the celebrated Monkey Island® swashbuckling pirate games offered by LucasArts and Telltale!
Taking place each year on September 19, Talk Like a Pirate Day was officially started in 1995 by two Oregon-based pirate lovers. The event has evolved beyond simple pirate speech with people inserting “piratey activities” into their everyday life by eating, drinking, dressing, blogging, laughing, Tweeting, and gaming like a pirate!
In addition, today through September 21, LucasArts is offering a virtual treasure trove of deals on several versions of The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition titles, including:
50% off the iPhone and iPod touch version of LucasArts new The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition via Apples App Store
50% off The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on Steam®, Valve Corporations delivery and management platform for the PC and Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainments digital download store
Best ye jump on these offers smartly before they expire!
LucasArts will also soon release a free lite version of The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on the Apple App Store for iPhone and iPod touch as well as a sound board application for iPhone and iPod touch that features 16 witty sound-bites from The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition.
The Monkey Island pirate game phenomenon all started in 1990 with LucasArts The Secret of Monkey Island, a graphical adventure PC title featuring an aspiring pirate named Guybrush Threepwood. The game was an instant critical success and has since spawned three additional titles, making it one of the most enduring videogame franchises of all time.
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Sharpen ye pirate speech with a visit to ye olde Pirate Glossary.