Conclusion: As with all XBLA games, there's a dozen of them. All of which can easily be unlocked within a single playthrough. The flaws aside, it still is LeChuck's Revenge and as a result is still a fantastic game. And right now I will go and play it again - with the developer's commentary!
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge Special Edition by flotsam
7 August 2010
Excerpt: And so it continues, and I for one am not complaining! For those not in the know, LucasArts have recently been giving the venerable Monkey Island franchise a lick, and a spit and a great deal of polish.
Excerpt: Editor's Note: Review based on the Xbox Live Arcade version of this title. The team of Ron Gilbert (Deathspank, Maniac Mansion), Tim Schafer (Psychonauts, Brutal Legend), and Dave Grossman (Sam & Max Seasons 1 and 2, Pajama Sam) is a team the likes of which will never be seen in gaming again.
Excerpt: Not many old things hold up in the present day. Who wishes they could bring back eight-track tapes, shoulder pads or rotary phones? (Quiet, Grandma!) Well not many games hold up either, and not many deserve--or, some might argue, need --a remake.
Conclusion: Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge is everything fans of the series would expect from a high-definition remake. Lovingly recreated with an art-style and sense of humour that will appeal to players of any age, this is a game that the whole family can have a hand at cracking.
Excerpt: Not many old things hold up in the present day. Who wishes they could bring back eight-track tapes, shoulder pads or rotary phones? (Quiet, Grandma!) Well not many games hold up either, and not many deserve--or, some might argue,
Excerpt: , Xbox 360, PS3, iPhone, iPad is undoubtedly a classic of the genre, proving bigger and better than the original in almost every way. So, the question isn’t ‘Is this a good game?’ it’s ‘Is this a better version?’.