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 and a better story.
Excerpt: In the world of point-and-click adventure games, there's one series that gets most old-school gamers misty-eyed with nostalgia. The Monkey Island games were the pinnacle of point-and-click, mixing a great collection of head-scratching puzzles with some of the best, most hilarious dialogue in gaming history, and as a result many gamers list the first game in the series, The Secret Of Monkey Island, among their favourite games of all time.