One of the creators of the Monkey Island franchise, Ron Gilbert is on his microblog commentedHow Return to Monkey Island will affect canonical games in the series after Part Two.
Keep in mind that Return to Monkey Island is a sequel to the 1991 model Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, while three other Monkey Islands that came out after that were not mentioned in the announcement.
According to Gilbert, at least The Curse of Monkey Island (the third part) will not cease to be canon even with the release of Return to Monkey Island: “We’ve been very careful with that. Murray in the game.
Remember that Murray is a demonic skull that terrorized the series’ main character Guybrush Threepwood and first appeared in The Curse of Monkey Island. The character can be seen in the teaser for Return to Monkey Island (pictured above).
Return to Monkey Island is expected to be released later this year. In the past Gilbert calledthat when a new Monkey Island is created, it disregards the post-LeChuck’s Revenge series games, but steals from them “good ideas or characters”.