Conclusion: Humor has always been an integral component of past Monkey Island games and chapter one follows suit wonderfully. The game is thoroughly littered with subtle references to technology and pop culture, other Telltale games, and older entries in the series that'll merit a good chuckle now and then.
Tales of Monkey Island: The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood Review
6 December 2009
Conclusion: All things considered, it’s difficult to say that this is the best chapter in the series. The previous one, Lair of the Leviathan, featured funnier writing and prettier locales. Still, Flotsam Island has never looked better, and The Trial and Execution of Guybrush Threepwood featured tougher puzzles...
Episodic, downloadable pirate game mixes humor, adventure.
Common Sense Media
16 November 2009
Summary: Parents need to know that this game is an episodic adventure game. This review is based on the first episode. It has an irreverent and funny tone, but it never crosses into vulgar or inappropriately violent territory. The strongest language is when a character says he's, "PO'ed.
Excerpt: What exactly is a Zubo? Well, I suppose you could say it resembles a small pixelated geometrical character smiley musical thingy. In other words, I don’t have a clue. What I do know is that Zubo is one of the freshest ideas to hit the DS in long time; a feat not to be scoffed at.