Reviews and Problems with The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition
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Have always loved the classics and thank goodness everyone else does too!
j morgan tarbutton, Amazon
24 January 2014
Summary: Loved that it is for a new platform Love that you can switch back and forth between the newer version and the good ole version of the game at any point! Love the voice overs and the new music!
Summary: I got this as a gift for my brother. When we were little we used to fight over who got to play. The week the password disk was tragic. When the floppy disk became obsolete we were devastated. So glad I can give him another turn. Take the game for what it is.
Summary: Never played the original. I was unfortunately not into PC gaming when this game was first released. But I do love adventure games and I am so glad that Lucas Arts has seen fit to bring this game back with updated visuals, and not just a re-release of the old engine.
Summary: The original Secret of Monkey Island was the first video game I ever beat as a child. With its sly wit, lovable characters and hilarious story, it was little wonder why I considered it one of the greatest video games of all time.
Summary: I don't see why the originals needed to be updated. I played MI and MI2 way back when and loved em. The first one had all this silence in it, and music only at certain parts. That was fine. MI2 had music all the time, which was obviously very meticulously planned, coz it fit perfectly.
Summary: In a sense, I don't really feel like Monkey Island needs much promotion from me, because adventure gaming was such a huge part of computer game history, and Monkey Island was perhaps the finest example of adventure gaming.
Summary: I didn't know much about this Game Except all the Buzz it received back in the day When it arrived on Xbox Live I figured Why not Bottom Line it's a Point and Click game (Which i never understood) I'm not sure how it can be called a Game it's not much fun A Adventure Game in my eyes Are titles like...
Summary: Monkey Island is an old series that was first released in 1990. The first game was called The Secret of Monkey Island and was for the PC. It was a point and click adventure game with comedy and some tiny action.
Summary: This game is a classic adventure game that most hardcore adventurers have already played. I found myself reverting back to the older version (using page down) to get through it. The Special Edition is full of technical issues that should have been solved before they tried to put this game back out.
Summary: For those of you who don't remember, Monkey Island was an adventure game developed by Lucas Arts nearly 20 years ago. You play as pirate-wannabe Guybrush Threepwood and attempt to uncover the secret of MI as well as defeating the ghost pirate Captain LeChuck and win over the governor of Melee...