As recent hints indicated (story
Original Ladies' Man and Lovable Loser Goes to College in 'Leisure Suit Larry
Magna Cum Laude'
is the press release announcing that Leisure Suit Larry,
the venerable gaming letch, has taken his polyester togs out of storage, and is
prepared to hit the scene once more. The announcement is accompanied by the first
three screenshots available on the newly opened product page
, along with a movie trailer
in several sizes. As has been noted, the game, will not involve series originator Al Lowe. Here's
Vivendi Universal Games announced today that the next installment
in the best-selling "Leisure Suit Larry"(TM) franchise, "Leisure
Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude" is scheduled for release on next-generation
consoles and the PC in late 2004.
"Inspired by films like 'American Pie' and 'There's Something About Mary,'
the game is packed full of outrageous humor and raucous game-play," said
Philip O'Neil, SVP Sales & Marketing, Vivendi Universal Games. "We have
captured the distinctive style and feel of the original series, while taking the
humor and visuals to a level that hasn't been seen before. With all these
ingredients combined we are sure it will please old and new fans alike."