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Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal
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Tales Of Monkey Island: Launch Of The Screaming Narwhal Review

VideoGamer.com
1 October 2009
  • Excerpt: Is there a more revered video game series? The first two Monkey Island games were arguably the greatest point and click adventures ever made. The clever humour, timeless music, memorable characters and ingenious puzzles etched hapless pirate wannabe Guybrush Threepwood, gorgeous Governor Elaine...
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Overall 9
8.5

PC Review - 'Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal'

WorthPlaying
2 September 2009
  • Summary: Tales of Monkey Island brings the adventures of pirate Guybrush Threepwood into a new era with an explosive storyline that becomes deeper and more entangled during the course of the five-episode saga.
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Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal by Becky

GameBoomers
1 September 2009
  • Excerpt: The Secret of Monkey Island , released in 1990 on floppy disk, was the first offering in the classic Monkey Island adventure series by LucasArts. It introduced Guybrush Threepwood, an unassuming young man who wanted to be a pirate and was prepared to do whatever it took (however humiliating) to...
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Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

ccgr.org
23 August 2009
  • Excerpt: Thanks to Tell Tale Games for giving us this game to review! I have heard good things about the Monkey Island series from Lucas Arts, but I have never played them. Tales of Monkey Island is a new series from Tell Tale Games.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

Video Game Generation
22 August 2009
  • Summary: Along with the LucasArts re-release The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition , Guybrush Threepwood and company would seem to once again have a bright future of pirating and plundering ahead of them.
  • Pros: The graphics are typical Telltale, bright and appealing without being too cute., Plenty of puzzles and obstacles to keep players busy, without ever becoming frustrating., Tales of Monkey Island, feels like a natural extension to the franchise, and not a reboot. Players new to the franchise (like ...
  • Cons: The jungle is a bit confusing and could use a few more landmarks., As the first chapter, the storyline is pretty straightforward.
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Overall 8
8.0

Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (PC)

EL33TONLINE
16 August 2009
  • Excerpt: The ones who have fond memories of learning how to do insult swordfighting will be happy to know that your fond memories are not trampled underfoot by Telltale’s new Tales of Monkey Island series.
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Overall 8
7.8
Gameplay 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0

Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (PC) - Review

VGChartz
20 July 2009
  • Excerpt: The Monkey Island series of point-and-click adventures has long been one of the most well-written comedy-based efforts in gaming. After a long hiatus, TellTale Games’ first of five chapters in the Tales of Monkey Island series proves that the series can still stick to its roots while keeping the...
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Tales of Monkey Island: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

The Armchair Empire
20 July 2009
  • Conclusion: (although with sometimes confusing and hard-to-solve puzzles). Launch of the Narwhal revisits the original Monkey Island story, with the same familiar characters. Old-school LucasArts gamers will be elated to once again swashbuckle with Threepwood as he battles his longtime archenemy, the...
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Review: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal (PC)

Diehard GameFAN
15 July 2009
  • Excerpt: The latest in the Monkey Island series, Tales of Monkey Island marks the return of some of its former creators to the game, but does it contain the magic and fun of the first games in the series and does it grab you to want to continue playing beyond the first chapter?
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Overall 9
8.5
Gameplay 9
8.5
Graphics 8
8.0
Sound 9
8.5

Tales of Monkey Island Episode 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal

Gamers Daily News
10 July 2009
  • Summary: This episode turned me from only knowing Monkey Island by reputation, into being a fan of the series. Newcomers and long-time players alike will be thrilled with this!
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