Reviews and Problems with Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude
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21 January 2006
Summary: Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is by no means a game that will go down in history but it does do its job and that is providing a fun, humour-filled, crude adventure that is strictly for adults and certainly not one for the kiddies Xmas stocking!
Excerpt: Graphics & Sound:
Straying from its roots slightly, Sierra’s Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude takes a cartoony approach to its newest game in the long-running series. Despite this, the visuals look awesome.
Excerpt: What gamer in his twenties or thirties doesn’t have fond memories of Al Lowe’s Leisure Suit Larry series? Perverted and harmless, Larry was rejected by woman after woman as he sleazed his way into any number of insane or awkward locations in search of a woman desperate enough to give in to his...
Excerpt: Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude is the next installment in the Leisure Suit Larry franchise. For those who don't remember, the Leisure Suit Larry videogame franchise began in 1987 with The Land of the Lounge Lizards, the first of seven games in the series.
Excerpt: Do the ends justify the means? Regardless of the topic, it's a classic question that's been raised time and time again, and it usually has no clear solution. This moral puzzler sprang to mind after playing Leisure Suit Larry: Magna Cum Laude and seeing the sad, pathetic way it delivered genuinely...
Excerpt: Apparently, this week GiN is featuring classic games and game developers of old as Nate Wooley talked at length on Monday about how cool Sid Meier and his games are. Unfortunately, I was not at the party where Nate got to sit with Sid, though I did meet the man one time years before - at a job fair...
Conclusion: THE VERDICT: There just isn't anything here that warrants forking out any amount of money. If you're after lewd humour then watch Porky's, Animal House or American Pie . If you want some mild titillation then buy the latest copy of Razzle, or spend some time with the ladies of the internet.
Summary: Times sure have changed since the last time a Leisure Suit Larry game hit store shelves. Once the name in sexually charged adventure gaming, the Leisure Suit Larry series has been altogether dormant since the '90s.