[오늘의 스팀] Adventure base game, the colorful return of Monkey Island


▲ Top 10 best selling products worldwide on Steam as of 12pm on 21st September (Source: Steam)
(This is an access site from US IP to display games that are not open in Korea)

The new series ‘Return to Monkey Island’, which returned after 22 years of escape from Monkey Island, was released on the 20th and topped the world’s bestseller charts on Steam. Refreshing fan memories, user reviews also record ‘extremely positive’.

Return to Monkey Island is a new game in the famous Monkey Island series, one of the classic point-and-click adventure games. This is the first work in 22 years since the escape from Monkey Island, and unlike previous works, it was produced with 2D animation graphics and the painting style has also changed.

The series Monkey Island depicts the conflict between Guybrush Thripwood, a young man who wants to be a pirate, and the pirate captain Lee Chuck. It is characterized by comedy that is far from serious, with verbal jokes and slapstick gags appearing throughout, and there is no game over because the main character Guybrush never dies.

▲ Return to Monkey Island launch trailer (Video source: Devolver Digital’s official YouTube channel)

Screenshot from Return to Monkey Island (image source: game's Steam page)
▲ Screenshot of Return to Monkey Island (image source: game steam page)

The story takes place between chapters 2 and 3, not after chapter 4. The user evaluation is ‘extremely positive (1,071 participants, 95% positive)’, along with the evaluation that the unique fun still to bring back memories. It’s a more satisfying atmosphere by supporting the Korean language here along with user opinions, ‘It evoked nostalgia for childhood and is a must for fans of the series’ and ‘It’s a fun game to go around thinking about childhood memories’.

Meanwhile, the new Stellaris DLC Toxic Spice Pack was 4th with the release, and FIFA 23 also came in 6th. Construction Simulator rose to third place.

Cyberpunk 2077 held the 12th position for the third day in the top 20 highest concurrent users of the day. Rainbow Six Siege fell outside the 20th round, and FIFA 22 took the vacant spot by rising to 20th after a long time.

As of September 21st at 12:00 PM on Steam, the top 20 concurrent users of the day (Source: Steam)
▲ Top 20 concurrent users on Steam as of September 21 at 12 PM (Source: Steam)

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