jaykristopherMar 21, 2011
As developers of an unofficial online version of the boardgame we were approached by Bruce Lund (creator of Fireball Island) to come up with some ideas that might enhance a potential re-release of the original game. We've been told this presentation was recently used by Lund & Company in a pitch to at least one major toy company. So to answer your question, its certainly not fake- but not yet entirely real. Let's keep our fingers crossed!
From the YT comments.