Taking place each year on September 19, Talk Like a Pirate Day was officially started in 1995 by two Oregon-based pirate lovers and has since become a pop culture phenomenon celebrated by would-be scallywags all over the globe. 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!
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 IslandÂ® swashbuckling pirate games by LucasArts and Telltale!
On September 19, Telltale is making the premiere episode of Tales of Monkey IslandÂ® a FREE download on their website 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 LucasArtsTM new The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition via AppleTMs App Store
- 50% off The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition on SteamÂ®, Valve Corporation’ delivery and management platform for the PC and Direct2Drive, IGN Entertainment’sTM digital download store
Best ye jump on these offers smartly before they expire!