The Cave, now available on mobile phones, ensures crooked-necked chuckles from commuters across the world.

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Ron Gilbert, the man behind Monkey Island and Day of the Tentacle, has been a comedy force (or, perhaps, farce) in adventure gaming for a generation. His latest outing, having been released earlier in the year on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, has now swooped onto iOS devices, ensuring crooked-necked chuckles from commuters across the world. Using concepts from Gilbert’s groundbreaking point-and-clicker Maniac Mansion in 1987, The Cave sees you utilise the differing skills from a variety of characters to complete puzzles found within a talking cave (and why not?). Predictably, it’s laden with the sort of humour you’d expect from the man who introduced us to insult sword fighting.