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Tales of Monkey Island
7.9 out of 10

Tales of Monkey Island

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Overall 10
9.5

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.
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Overall 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 10
9.6
Control 8
7.6
Addiction 8
8.0

When Manatees Attack

Cheat Code Central
2 April 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 9
9.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Gameplay 8
8.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 10
10
Addiction 9
9.0

The Monkey's Back!

GIN
18 January 2010
  • 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.
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Overall 9
8.8

Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 -- "Rise of the Pirate God"

Gamer vision
10 December 2009
  • Excerpt: Gamers had waited years for a sequel to one of the most beloved series in adventure gaming, Monkey Island , and it had gotten to the point where it really seemed like it was an impossibility.
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Overall 9
9.0

Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 4 -- "The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood"

Gamer vision
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...
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Overall 8
8.0

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.
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Overall 10
10

Tales of Monkey Island 3: The Lair of the Leviathan

Aeropause
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 …
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Overall 10
10

Tales of Monkey Island: Lair of the Leviathan (PC)

EL33TONLINE
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...
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

Adventure Gamers
2 October 2009
  • 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.
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Overall 9
9.0

Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 3 -- "Lair of the Leviathan"

Gamer vision
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.
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