Escapist Magazine Review: Return to Mysterious Island 2

Even when adventure games were in their heyday, they tended to suffer from the same problem: Their puzzles could be solved just by systematically clicking on everything in your inventory. Worse, that was often the best way to go about playing them, because the puzzles made absolutely no sense. Why does playing Toccata and Fugue in D Minor backwards on these wind chimes open this door? Because it does. Return to Mysterious Island 2 is a refreshing antidote to such left-field logic, grounding many of its conundrums in real-world common sense. It also lets you play as a monkey, which is pretty damn cool all by itself.

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