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Score Breakdown Based on 447 ratings
  1. 10 (102)
  2. 9 (191)
  3. 8 (105)
  4. 7 (29)
  5. 6 (4)
  6. 5 (7)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (2)
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  10. 1 (4)

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  • User Rating 7.5

    It's back after all these years. Monkey Island- quick look behind you, "A three headed monkey".

    Rated on August 12, 2009 by HarlockJC

    **Warning this review is filled with one liners that go off topic. You have been warned. It's back after all these years. Monkey Island- quick look behind you, "A three headed monkey". If you don'...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    A fantastic surprise to someone new to the Monkey Island series.

    Rated on August 19, 2009 by DMTrooper

    I've never played a Monkey Island game up until this point, which disappoints me now, considering how much I loved Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 1. It's great- really, really great. The story is amaz...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Enjoyable if a little short, but well worth the money

    Rated on September 12, 2009 by Joker_Wylde

    The first episode the new Monkey Island series is an easy introduction for those who have not played, and a pleasant surprise for people returning to the series. There are some in-jokes including refe...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Playing just one 'episode' is not enough to refresh your love for the monkey island. But its a new beginning!

    Rated on October 12, 2009 by sharier

    I played the game soon after it was released. But I refrained from writing a review. Why? Because 1. its just an episode of a whole game, 2. this is a revival, not necessarily by Lucasarts, but by the...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A quirky adventure full of spunk and heart that no one should miss.

    Rated on February 14, 2010 by wes008

    *Note: This is a review of the full season. Both the PC/Mac and Wiiware versions are here. All chapters will be covered.* Many of you old-school gamers might have heard of or played the Secret of M...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.5

    Fans of MI, do not worry! This game is just as good as the first 3 Monkey Islands, and better than MI4!

    Rated on July 07, 2009 by FlamingFury

    I think everyone was doubtful that TOMI would be a good game. The graphics were weird and the gameplay trailer wasn't exactly funny. But do not fear! Monkey Island Ep1 is awesome! Graphics - On...

    2 out of 3 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Choppy at best. Get the PC version instead.

    Rated on July 31, 2009 by gemno

    TellTale should be embarrassed that they released a Wii version of this poor quality. Flawed graphics and textures, stuttering audio, tiny hint text that is too hard to read on a television, random p...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 4.5

    Abysmally bad sound spoils a funny, old school adventure.

    Rated on August 03, 2009 by zjohnsto

    Monkey Island is a classic from way back when Lucas Arts cared about story as the graphics couldn't keep up. The stories from previous titles have been witty, have developed through the games, and n...

    0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    LucasArts could have done better, but still worth playing for the hardcore fans.

    Rated on August 03, 2009 by squidjuice

    If you are a fan of Guybrush Threepwood (as I am) then chances are you have been waiting for this game, or something like it, for nearly a decade. When I heard there was going to be a new Monkey Isl...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    The eagerly-anicipated next Monkey Island saga comes to WiiWare with moderate success. Maybe get the PC version...

    Rated on August 07, 2009 by jimmygriff

    The eagerly-anticipated next Monkey Island saga, along with it's new episodic format. comes to WiiWare with moderate success. Personally I am not a fan of the episodic point n' click, the Sam and Max ...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.