(re: re: Larry is going to college!) New Leisure Suit Larry adventure announced
Reported 20-10-2003 by
Link: Evan Dickens(/about/staff.php?id=4)
A little bit of digging on the website of the magazine
Link: Computer Games(http://www.computergamesonline.com/cgm/200312-m1.html)
has revealed that none other than Larry Laffer will be on the cover of the December 2003 issue, with a preview of the apparently-confirmed new adventure game, Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude. The article is not accessible yet, but the teaser makes a reference to similarities to Grand Theft Auto. We have already learned that Al Lowe has nothing to do with this new game.
The December 2003 issue of Computer Games will go on sale November 11th. We will be sure to report more on this as we learn more. At this point, we at Adventure Gamers are simply pleasantly surprised that a classic Sierra license has been revived. Now, our hope is that it is treated well, and we will remain optimistic as to that fact until we have substantial reason to believe otherwise.
Update, 10/21: Al Lowe has spoken! The patriarch of one of adventure gaming’s greatest legacy has spilled everything he knows about the new Leisure Suit Larry game…which isn’t much. He does say that the game has been secretly in development for more than a year, and confirms he’s had nothing to do with it, but still volunteers his services. Read his comments at
Link: his website(http://www.allowe.com/L-8news.htm)
Update, 10/20: We made a quick call to VU Games (Sierra’s parent company), who predictably declined to comment on the game, as it has not been officially announced. Meanwhile, the above link with the article’s teaser blurb has been removed from the site. It was believed that the LSL cover image was removed as well; however, it has
Link: only been renamed(http://www.computergamesonline.com/images/cgm/lizard157.jpg)