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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge (Xbox 360)

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge (Xbox 360)
alaScore 82

11 reviews

Sep, 2014

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 11 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the controls. The graphics is also appreciated.

value for money, graphics, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Xbox 360 Games the Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge (Xbox 360) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge

 

Who knew that traditional point and click graphic adventures would come back with such a vengeance? This is a genre that laid dormant for well over a decade, doomed to be a footnote in the long history of great video games genres. But all it took was...

Nonsensical puzzles, insane characters and pirate-themed punch lines. Yup, it's Monkey Island 2. This Special Edition XBLA release features stunning graphics, improved controls and brand new voice actors. Unfortunately it didn't fix some of the game's...

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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: Lechuck's Revenge Review for the XBOX360

 

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 [Xbox Live Arcade]

 

It was not that long ago that the point-and-click genre was considered dead, and the once mighty and critically acclaimed Monkey Island series appeared to have been forgotten. That all changed in the summer of 2009, when The Secret of Monkey Island was...

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Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge

 

Even after nearly 20 years, it's still funnier, more clever, and well-written than the vast majority of ?blockbusters? lining the digital shelves."

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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.

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

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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