The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Image
Metascore
88

Generally favorable reviews - based on 35 Critics

User Score
8.9

Generally favorable reviews- based on 68 Ratings

Summary: [Xbox Live Arcade] Pirates! Adventure! Monkeys! Relive the hilarious swashbuckling misadventures of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood as he attempts to become the most infamous pirate in the Caribbean! Back by popular demand, The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition faithfully re-imagines the internationally-acclaimed classic pirate adventure game from LucasArts in gorgeous HD detail. Featuring an all new re-imagined contemporary art style, hand-drawn and presented in 1080p, complete voice over by members of the original Monkey Island - franchise cast, a re-mastered musical score using live instruments, plus scene-for scene-hot swap to seamlessly transition between Special Edition and Classic modes at anytime. Embark on a bumbling misadventure in an attempt to become the most infamous pirate in the Caribbean, win the heart of the beautiful governor, Elaine Marley, and confront the evil ghost pirate, LeChuck! The game is all-new and re-imagined with a contemporary art style, hand-drawn and presented in 1080p. Complete voice over using original Monkey Island franchise cast members brings the story and characters to life like never before. Enjoy the re-mastered and re-recorded musical score using live instruments. Scene-for-scene hot swap lets you seamlessly transition between Special Edition and Classic modes at anytime during gameplay. The all-new intuitive game interface and controls provide a more interactive gameplay experience. Hint system: Not sure what to do next? The in-game puzzle hint system keeps the puzzles fresh and fun. [LucasArts]
Rating: E10+
Official Site: http://www.lucasarts.com/games/monkeyisland/
Developer: LucasArts
Genre(s): General
Number of Players:1 Player
ESRB Descriptors:Alcohol and Tobacco Reference, Comic Mischief, Mild Cartoon Violence, Suggestive Themes
Sound:Dolby Digital 5.1
Connectivity:Scoreboards
Special Controllers:Harddrive
Resolution:1080i, 1080p, 720p, Widescreen
Cast Credit
Ruslan Abdikeev Additional Programming
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