It is rare that most people even acknowledge International talk like a Pirate day, let alone do any kind of promotions for it. Lucas Arts and Telltale Games have clearly decided to change that by offering the first, critically acclaimed, episode of Tales of Monkey Island for free tomorrow. Not only that but many of their remade games are available at a very nice discount of 50% off tomorrow as well. So if you where thinking about picking up the Monkey Island games tomorrow is a good time to start. Also to talk like a Pirate.
Press release follows:
Each year on September 19, brigands and scallywags ‘round the globe rule the day on International Talk Like a Pirate Day. And what better way to mark the occasion than by jumping into the celebrated Monkey Island® swashbuckling pirate games by LucasArts and Telltale!
On September 19, Telltale is making the premiere episode of Tales of Monkey Island® a FREE download on their website (http://www.playlikeapirate.com/) all day.
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 Apple’s App Store
• 50% off The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on Steam®, Valve Corporation’s delivery and management platform for the PC and Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment’s digital download store
Best ye’ jump on these offers smartly before they expire!