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. A tongue and cheek quirky humor with some interesting puzzles. You don't get this game for realism or award winning graphics.
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. Now with the releases of the Special Edition, Lucasarts has given a whole new generation of gamers the opportunity to experience Guybrush Threepwood in all his original glory.
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. Beautiful hand drawn graphics, very good voice acting and from what I read on the interwebs the game play and puzzles have stayed true to the original work.
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. At E3 2009 Lucas-Arts announced that they were working on a remake for Secret of Monkey Island.
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 Island, Elaine. It spawned 3 sequels but since the last one was made in 2000, things have been pretty quiet to the point where I thought we'd seen the last of Guybrush Threepwood.
Summary: When I was young I pretty much lived these two games over and over. To see them remastered I had to buy them and still LOVED playing them all over again, this time with speech. Though I can solve most problems easily now it is still immense fun.
Summary: Relive your childhood or discover Monkey Island for the first time with this XBox game. It it just as addictive and frustrating as I remember. Luckily there is the option to have hints if you get really stuck! You can switch between retro mode and the more updated version, I play retro as it reminds me of my old amiga! It includes Monkey Island 1 and 2, the first two Monkey Island games. It is a great game which should not be forgotten!