The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (PC) Reviews
Product Type: LucasArts PC games
Newest Review: ... characters. The characters have great personalities. They don't merely serve as instruments of the story to help Guybrush ... more
Customer The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition (PC) Reviews (3)
by - written on 01/01/12, updated on 01/01/12 (Very useful, 43 readings)
I enjoy reflecting upon my experiences with my Granny Molly. She died when I was only eight years old but I have beautiful memories of her tucking me up in bed and telling me brilliant stories about living in wartime Glasgow and the day she was saved by a bowl of porridge (true story). Thinking about her bedtime stories fills me up with a warmth and sentimentality. The Monkey Island game series transports me back to a similarly innocent and cosy place. It summons up within me a warm nostalgia that goes beyond Pokemon cards, Tamagochis and any other tat that I accumulated during my 90s childhood. When I was a little girl, maybe about five or six years old, I remember ... Read the complete review
by - written on 08/06/11 (Very useful, 41 readings)
Though fan sites were clinging on to the possibility of a new Monkey Island game, all hope looked lost. LucasArts had given up on the point and click genre, instead focusing on endless amounts of Star Wars games. So it was a great surprise when, in early 2009, not only was a fifth Monkey Island game announced, but also a remake of the first one. Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition is a remake of a game released over 20 years ago now, telling the story of Guybrush Threepwood, who washes up on the shores of Melee Island with one aim - to become a swashbuckling pirate. It was a fantastic game, full of brilliant humour and inventive puzzles that would become ... Read the complete review
by - written on 18/07/09 (Very useful, 15 readings)
Two decades after its original release, Guybrush Threepwood's inaugural pirate adventure is set to wow a new generation of fans and bring a smile to the faces of the many Monkey Island veterans. The gameplay is identical to the 1990 'point and click' hit, with the same story, setting, characters, dialogue and puzzles, but has had a complete visual overhaul, reworked music score and character voices. A hints system has also been implemented. The game's best feature is the ability to instantly switch between the new style and the original game, although a nice touch may have been to play the original with the new voices. Controls have also ... Read the complete review
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