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  • User Rating 7

    Getting funky like a monkey.

    Rated on August 12, 2009 by -CANUCK-

    I quickly found myself relating to Guybrush Threepwood's voyage into the mysterious and deadly Monkey Island. I was also venturing to a strange and foreign land, that being the forsaken territory of t...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    "When it comes to Adventure games, this one is Legendary!"

    Rated on September 24, 2009 by RustyR75

    Sierra was the worlds #1 creator and inventor of adventure video games but when it comes to naming just one adventure game,... well,... 'The Secret of Monkey Island' from LucasArt is the one and onl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 5

    Could've been so much better!!

    Rated on August 28, 2009 by gakimab

    I'm probably on my own on my opinions of this one but forget all the nostalgia and the positive reviews I've been reading everywhere but it seems like this game has taken a step back from the original...

    2 out of 8 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Another great nostalgic remake!

    Rated on September 09, 2009 by Stainish13

    When I heard about the remake of "The Secret of Monkey Island" I couldn't have been happier. I remember learning all of the insults to sword fight and how Guybrush can hold his breath for ten minutes,...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 10

    Look behind you, a three-headed monkey!

    Rated on August 19, 2012 by BagronkeN

    -- Struggling through memory lane Monkey Island was one of the first adventure games I played, back in the days of yonder when I barely spoke English. Some puzzles I still remembered, some puzzles I ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Take a classic adventure game, remaster the audio and visuals, and you wind up with an even better classic!

    Rated on December 29, 2009 by PixelHunter

    We know how it is when things get remade. TV shows, movies, and other remakes usually aren't as good as the original, or have been changed so much that you barely recognize the link with the source ma...

    0 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Yo-Ho, Yo-Ho A Pirates Life for Me! A look at the Special Edition of The Secret of Monkey Island.

    Rated on June 18, 2013 by DefiantParrot

    The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Developer: Lucasfilm Games Publisher: LucasArts Platform: Xbox Live Arcade Genre(s): Graphic Adventure Release Date: July 15, 2009 "Originally ...

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

    A great trip down memory lane!

    Rated on March 28, 2010 by NishGuy

    I remember years ago playing The Secret of Monkey Island and other great Lucas Arts classics. And I do have to say, with the graphical overhaul aside, this game is just as great as it was 20 years ago...

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

    Only Monkey Island could bring Adventure "click" games back!

    Rated on April 02, 2010 by Mercadeo

    I have been a Monkey Island fan since monkey island 3 (Im 22 years old never got the chance to play the ones before). So when I heard on xbox live that they where going to make an Special edition of M...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    For some, this game is a classic. For others, it's a boring & overrated 'point-and-click' adventure game.

    Rated on April 29, 2010 by Elite29

    I know about 99% of people who would be reading this review will already have decided to hate my opening comment because of their love for this game. This is one of those 'cult-classic' games that peo...

    4 out of 5 found this review helpful.