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Score Breakdown Based on 2274 ratings
  1. 10 (417)
  2. 9 (969)
  3. 8 (627)
  4. 7 (162)
  5. 6 (36)
  6. 5 (16)
  7. 4 (12)
  8. 3 (8)
  9. 2 (9)
  10. 1 (18)

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  • Rating:5

    Stupid puzzles ruin a game that relies on logical solutions

    Escape From Monkey Island is the fourth instalment in the series. Up until now, the game was a 2D point and click adventure controlled by the mouse, but now has made the transition into 3D and is controlled using a keybo... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    The fourth entry in the Monkey Island franchise makes a satisfactory jump to the third dimension.

    This was the first Monkey Island game that this reviewer had played, but to this reviewer's relief, playing the previous games was not a requirement to familiarize oneself with the premise of the game. However, this bein... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5

    It's a Puzzle solving nightmare!!! For me at least.

    I'm going to be totally honest here. I was looking forward to this game because of the dialogue only. Little did I know what was really waiting for me. A completely puzzle driven game. I've never played a Monkey Island g... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8

    A classic, hilarious adventure game marred only by some fiendishly cryptic puzzles!

    Ahoy there matey! Welcome to the world of swashbuckling pirates! But this adventure will surely be different from the world of pirates you all know! Meet Guybrush Threepwood; a "mighty" pirate who has recently been marri... Read Full Review

    2 of 3 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:2.5

    Too many game-stopping bugs spoil this adventure.

    I LOVE old-school adventure games and was thrilled to find this game used. I am glad I didn't pay anywhere close to full price since the game is just full of bugs which you cannot get past without starting entirely from ... Read Full Review

    1 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:3.5

    Certainly didn't expect this after COMI.. MI doesn't need 3D!!

    Certainly didn't expect this after Curse of Monkey Island.. Monkey Island doesn't need 3D!! Worst following-up game ever. After playing Curse of Monkey Island i felt like there was no way to screw up the next part, ap... Read Full Review

    1 of 4 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:8.5

    Escape From Monkey Island Is An Adventure Full Of Laughs

    I have a great love for these old style adventure games from Lucas Arts. Some that come to mind are Sam & Max: Hit the Road, Full Throttle, and of course the Escape from Monkey Island series. You play through this gam... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:5.5

    Worst in series

    The classic monkey island series of games were point and click adventure games set in a humorous and whacky setting in the Carribean during the Pirate days. They were traditionally 2d not necessarily due to a weak min... Read Full Review

    2 of 6 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:9.6

    Very fun and entertaining

    Escape from Monkey Island is alot better than the previous releases.Much more jokes and puzzles are in it .The graphics is certainly also better,a bit harder to play and complete. The game starts on Guybrush and Elain... Read Full Review

    4 of 7 users found the following review helpful
  • Rating:7.1

    funny as hell, but not that great looking.

    Escape from Monkey Island begins when Guybrush returns home from a three-month honeymoon at sea with his new wife, Elaine, who happens to be governor of the Tri-Island area, somewhere in the Caribbean. Unfortunately the ... Read Full Review

    0 of 4 users found the following review helpful