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Score Breakdown Based on 1749 ratings
  1. 10 (923)
  2. 9 (649)
  3. 8 (129)
  4. 7 (25)
  5. 6 (6)
  6. 5 (4)
  7. 4 (2)
  8. 3 (3)
  9. 2 (0)
  10. 1 (8)

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  • User Rating 10

    My name is Guybrush Threepwood and I want to be a PIRATE

    Rated on July 15, 2006 by LOZFAN6537

    The Secret Of Monkey Island is a fantastic game it came out when you needed a mind to play video games it had it all great gameplay nice graphics a good soundtrack and plenty of replay value there's s...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    A little on the short side, but an experience that is worth buying.

    Rated on July 15, 2006 by conkersnake

    The Secret of Monkey Island is one of the best adventure games ever. The graphics are quite jagged. Don't even try to compare the visuals to nowaday's though. The pc monitors that we use today were bu...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.7

    If you have ever wanted a good laugh with great gameplay, this is the game for you!

    Rated on July 19, 2006 by bildo2020

    Now for those of you who are not PC gamers, you may not recognize this very famous series of adventure games brought you by Ron Gilbert (the guy on the latest Podcast as of 6/30/06)! Being the first ...

    1 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.6

    A Classic

    Rated on July 23, 2006 by kkcoolman

    This Game may look graphically bad today but considering it's age it was good at the time. Although this adventureis not the longest game you will have played it is a great experienced. It's cheesy hu...

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

    A good start to a great series, witty and fun to play.

    Rated on September 14, 2009 by Joker_Wylde

    I played this game when it first came out (on 4 floppy disks!), and I have been a fan of the franchise ever since. The premise is simple, you are a young man (origin unknown), looking to become a pi...

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

    PLAY IT NOW!!!

    Rated on May 22, 2007 by tomgas

    No matter who you are, this game is perfect for you. It has the funniest plot in history (perhaps Sam & Max: Hit the Road can challenge that), the most challenging puzzles and great gameplay (poin...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.4

    The adventure game that has it all, even three headed monkeys.

    Rated on August 30, 2004 by Gumpo

    The monkey island series has always been one of the best adventure games around, and is probably one of the few adventure titles that can still get good sales in todays new RTS and FPS dominated marke...

    5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    It may be old, but The Secret of Monkey Island is still breathtaking and is quite possibly the best game ever made.

    Rated on September 25, 2004 by DynamiteRave24

    I think most of us are aware of this game's status and agree that this game needs no review, but I need something to do. Lucasarts' very early days were very glamerous as the started to make a name...

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

    An absolute classic that changed the way I approached games!

    Rated on May 26, 2012 by PIGNIN

    Still to this day, I play point and Click adventure games, I am by no means a genre snob, I play all kinds, but the point and click adventure is near and dear to my heart, and The Secret Of Monkey Isl...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9.3

    A game with such a large fan base is hard to resist but somehow I have managed it until this date (01/07/2006).

    Rated on August 04, 2006 by Wo33eR1

    Summery: A game with such a large fan base is hard to resist but somehow I have managed it until this date (01/07/2006). The reason for this being the graphics… one issue I have with gaming classics ...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.