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  • Summary: More Pirates! More Adventure! More Monkeys! Relive the second swashbuckling misadventure of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood as he searches for the lost treasure of Big Whoop, attempts to win back the beautiful Elaine Marley and takes on the now evil zombie pirate, LeChuck! MonkeyMore Pirates! More Adventure! More Monkeys! Relive the second swashbuckling misadventure of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood as he searches for the lost treasure of Big Whoop, attempts to win back the beautiful Elaine Marley and takes on the now evil zombie pirate, LeChuck! Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge faithfully re-imagines the original classic in signature Special Edition detail. Plus, interact with the world of Monkey Island like never before with new direct-character controls, an interactive object highlight system, behind the scenes art viewer and creator commentary featuring the original developers of Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge! Play it again for the first time with signature Special Edition features. [LucasArts] Expand
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 27 out of 27
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 27
  3. Negative: 0 out of 27
  1. Amarcord operations like this one should be enforced by law: a masterpiece of videogame history is proposed again with new graphics and a new style. All has remained as we remembered, with its ironic strength and its perfection. Simply a myth.
  2. PC Zone UK
    92
    An absolute joy to play once more. [Oct 2010, p.80]
  3. If you haven't played this game when it first came out a long time ago , you should go and buy it right now. And if you have, you should go and buy it right now. It's the best adventure game of all time, period.
  4. PC Gamer UK
    90
    Stunning graphics and excellent voice acting. [Sept 2010, p.86]
  5. It's an excellent chance to relive the heady days of the point-and-click adventure, where games were written with intelligence, humour and precision rather than large explosions and endless DLC.
  6. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge is a great addition to your downloadable library. Whether you're an old adventure gamer looking to scratch a nostalgic itch or a shellshocked shooter fan looking for a whimsical break from the fray, this game's meager entry fee is well worth it.
  7. Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge is everything fans of the series would expect from a high-definition remake.

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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 14 out of 18
  2. Negative: 2 out of 18
  1. Han
    Aug 12, 2010
    10
    Here we have one of the best adventure games. The story is engaging and hilarious, the characters are all fascinating, the music is catchy andHere we have one of the best adventure games. The story is engaging and hilarious, the characters are all fascinating, the music is catchy and it looks beautiful. The puzzles remain hard but the introduction of a hint system really helps you when you are in trouble and the ability to swap to classic view is a real treat. The added voice acting and how you are now able to use them in the classic view is also a welcome edition. A must buy. Expand
  2. Oct 31, 2010
    10
    This was a fantastic game then, and they really updated the art nicely to still stay true to the original game. I love the feature that toThis was a fantastic game then, and they really updated the art nicely to still stay true to the original game. I love the feature that to switch between old/new graphics. This game is well worth it. Expand
  3. May 13, 2012
    10
    That's the best old-school point-and-click adventure game remake that I've seen, waaaaay better than The Secret Of Monkey Island: SE andThat's the best old-school point-and-click adventure game remake that I've seen, waaaaay better than The Secret Of Monkey Island: SE and better than both "renovated" parts of Broken Sword. Expand
  4. Jan 25, 2012
    10
    Hey, i was never there when this was originally released. Glad i tried it. A lot better than most modern games i have played, going next toHey, i was never there when this was originally released. Glad i tried it. A lot better than most modern games i have played, going next to skyrim in my games. Expand
  5. Jun 2, 2019
    9
    I am one of the players who never played the original. I started my adventure with Monkey Island with this game. So my score is not a resultI am one of the players who never played the original. I started my adventure with Monkey Island with this game. So my score is not a result of nostalgia, but the consequence of how good this classic point&click game is.
    The thing I liked the most is how funny and light-hearted this game is. I still wonder what amount of wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck would chuck would :).
    And they did a really good job with the remake. The old "choose your action" style gameplay is gone substituted with much simpler controls. The graphics are amazing (I'm glad they did not decide to go with 3D). And there is a full voice-over now.
    The absolute must-play for any point&click fan.
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  6. AWG
    Jul 7, 2013
    8
    I was 11 when I played "Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge" for the first time and I immediately felt in love with it. Now I'm 31 and I'mI was 11 when I played "Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge" for the first time and I immediately felt in love with it. Now I'm 31 and I'm playing it again, with modern graphics and sounds, with the same love. Expand
  7. Oct 23, 2010
    0
    This has to be the worst game I have played. It is so childish and full of lame tasks. The humor that gets tossed into the story line is veryThis has to be the worst game I have played. It is so childish and full of lame tasks. The humor that gets tossed into the story line is very elementary and perfect for a very young child, but I'm not a young child. I can't believe the ratings it has received (a 9.2 user score???) because I was so bored and so frustrated by playing it, I wished I could have returned it. I have played many games for years with this being the lowest on the list. It is so linear that I was bored in about 15 minutes. The puzzles should drive anyone mad because they are very silly. This might be good for a child between the ages of 8-10, but other than that it is a complete waste of time. I bought the game because it was rated so highly. ONLY buy this game if you are under 10 and like cartoons with puzzles and corny jokes or if you like really old fashioned games that had no excitement. The biggest thrill I received was when I uninstalled it. Thumbs down for LucasArts and Monkey Island. Expand

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