WILLY’S MONKEY ISLAND-INSPIRED QUEST THROUGH A PIRATE-THEMED WORLD BEGINS NEXT MONTH VIA STEAM
Milan, Italy, July 22, 2020 — Developer imaginarylab, a studio dedicated to raising the bar in interactive storytelling, and VLG, a forward-thinking Italian publisher committed to offering authentic narrative-driven entertainment, have announced that their upcoming point-and-click side-scrolling adventure game, Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town, will launch on August 11 for Steam. To celebrate the release, the game will have a 15% discount for a whole week.
Inspired by timeless classics like Day of the Tentacle and the Monkey Island series, the title will offer a modern take on the genre by having players collect clues and solve challenging puzzles in a computerized 3D pirate world.
“Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town is an unapologetic tribute to the legendary point-and-click games that defined an entire generation of video game fans,” says Daniele Falcone, General Manager at VLG. “We can’t wait for people to relive their childhood through a fresh, modern lens and introduce a new group of kids to this endearing genre.”
As Willy sets out to discover the whereabouts of his missing father, the esteemed archaeologist Henry Morgan, he’ll unravel a web of secrets with the help of a whimsical cast of characters. Willy’s adventure may seem daunting at first, but humorous dialogue, freeform exploration and adorable cartoon graphics make this a quest that people of all ages can enjoy. Oldschool point-and-click fans are in for a treat, as the game references some of the genre’s most iconic titles through easter eggs and other subtle nods.
– Non-linear gameplay – Explore without constraint, collect items and solve stimulating puzzles.
– Unique graphic style – A fantastical world with a magical atmosphere.
– Full HD quality – Cinematographic cutscenes and over 50 locations to see.
– A pirate world with a modern twist – Pirates and computers? Why not?!
– 15 NPCs to interact with – Learn about the story through several hours of interactive dialogues packed with irony and easter eggs.
– Original soundtrack – More than two hours of original music.
Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town releases August 11 on Steam for $19.99. To celebrate the release, the game will launch with a 15% discount for a whole week. For more information, please visit the game’s Steam page.
About VLG Publishing
Publishing service company set up with the goal of working with games that tell strong stories and cast an eye on culture, while bringing truly memorable entertainment to gamers across the spectrum, whether on PC, console or mobile, and wherever in the world they may be playing. VLG provides developers with a structured network of advisors and experts, fostering new talents, trends and ideas to drive the next revolution of interactive storytelling.
imaginarylab is a video game studio created in 2015 and based in Italy. Currently working on their first game Willy Morgan and the Curse of Bone Town, Imaginarylab aspires to raise the bar in interactive story telling by delivering unforgettable narratives and engaging adventures.