The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

From the soundtrack and pacing to the puzzles and the insult sword fighting, I love The Secret of Monkey Island. Just one bar of the Scumm Bar theme is enough to fill me with nostalgia, so when one of our YouTube viewers suggested I recreate the important looking pirates' recipe for grog, I was all for it.

Pirates love swordfighting, that's a given. This creates something of a problem when you're designing a pirate-themed, point-and-click adventure game in which you don't want any real-time action sequences.

Monkey Island heads PSN update

Monkey Island heads PSN update

Plus: DC Comics! New offers! SEGA sale!

There's plenty on the PlayStation Store this week, notably the arrival of Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition. This revamp wowed on XBLA last summer and should do no less on PS3.

There's also the entrance of the full, six game bundle of Blue Toad Murder Files. This costs just 18. Eurogamer's review of Blue Toad Murder Files: Season One tells all.

There's more information about new PSN game Landit Bandit on the European PlayStation Blog.

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