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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge (PC)

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge (PC)
alaScore 87

13 reviews

Apr, 2014

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We have collected and analyzed 13 expert reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 81/100. The average review date is Jul 13, 2010. We have compared these reviews to 414572 reviews from other PC Games. The alaScore™ for this product is 87/100 = Very good. Last update: Apr 24, 2014.

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Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - Special Edition

 

Continuing the trend they began with last year's The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition, LucasArts has once again put a 21st century shine on a 20th century classic with an update of its sequel, Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge. Returning from...

Hilarious dialogue; memorable characters; incredibly challenging yet fair puzzles; wonderful voice-acting, soundtrack, and background graphics in the new HD mode; cool special features

Some minor characters in HD mode are grotesque to look at; a few bafflingly poor choices were made in failing to preserve the integrity of the classic version

Though purists shouldn’t throw away their old floppy disks, there is something for everyone to love in the Monkey Island 2: Special Edition, as the upgraded version is a wonderful way to experience one of the all-time adventure classics.

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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: Lechuck's Revenge Review

 

The leg bone is connected to the... hip bone... the head bone is connected to the...

Beautifully reworked art and music; New top-notch voice-acting; Sharp and witty humor; Great bonus features; Developer commentary; ...that can be turned off

Useless direct control scheme

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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge

 

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge is more of an average 2-disc edition than a deluxe Criterion version.

Great value for money ; The finest adventure game of all time

Hint system not perfect ; Little omissions can be frustrating

The base experience of Monkey Island 2 is still as sharp as ever, though, with some of the wittiest dialogue and intelligent puzzles ever seen in an adventure game. It's just a shame the "special edition" part is a bit of a letdown - it's more of an...

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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge

 

Classic gameplay and vibrant new visuals mix with timeless humor and inventive puzzles in this revamped blast from the past.

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Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge -- Special Edition- PC

 

Follows on the success of Special Edition release of The Secret of Monkey Island, Monkey Island 2 brings back the beloved sequel with exciting new features including high-definition graphics, a re-mastered musical score, full voiceover, and an in-depth...

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