Tales Of Monkey Island Chapter One: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
Game Over Online
18 June 2010
Excerpt: It’s been a while. It was believed that the days of rubber chickens with pulleys, grog that eats through tin cups, q-tips the size of tree trunks and disembodied skulls named Murray were long over.
Conclusion: Lair of the Leviathan doesn't wind down on quite the same cliffhanger ending we've seen in the last two chapters, but the continuity in the story throughout the three episodes released so far is coming together very impressively.
Excerpt: I did not stutter - that classic franchise spawned by Lucasfilm Games (later renamed LucasArts) nineteen years ago is back in a new incarnation. Telltale Games brings us a new chapter in an episodic format, and I for one could not be more pleased that they did.
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 4 -- "The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood"
3 November 2009
Excerpt: Last month in my review of Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3: Lair of the Leviathan, I mentioned a meeting with Dominic Armato, voice of Guybrush Threepwood (mighty pirate). During the interview, Dominic said that Telltale Games was "just starting to get into the heart of it," and that "very...
Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 3: Lair of the Leviathan
Adventure Classic Gaming
28 October 2009
Excerpt: The third chapter of the Tales of Monkey Island series takes the latest saga of Guybrush Threepwood a step further. In the first chapter, Guybrush learns about the new world in which he finds himself victim to the spreading pox of LeChuck.
Tales of Monkey Island 3: The Lair of the Leviathan
21 October 2009
Excerpt: Since its inception, the Monkey Island series garnered cult classic status through its pop culture poking, satire of adventure games, and written-while-intoxicated-on-grog storylines. Mixed into this are secrets, curses, pirates, ghosts, and a dash of …
Tales of Monkey Island: Lair of the Leviathan (PC)
8 October 2009
Excerpt: The Tales grow episode by episode into a classic in adventure story-telling. It might be the hilarity of the closing credits I’ve just watched that makes me use superlatives like “hilariously funny” and “masterfully written”, but I don’t think I’ll be too ashamed of my words when the laughs from...
Conclusion: I used the phrase "very good game--but like its predecessor, not quite great" to describe the previous episodeLair of the Leviathan not only clears "great", but sails way into the depths of "historically fantastic." It is gorgeous, hilarious, intelligent, and balanced.
Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 3 -- "Lair of the Leviathan"
29 September 2009
Excerpt: Telltale is extremely excited to have their hands back in the Monkey Island series. Since the last chapter released, they took up shop at the Penny-Arcade expo to further promote their title, granting interviews with different developers and Dominic Armato, the voice of Guybrush Threepwood.