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Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 1 Review (DarkZero)

DarkZero on Launch of the Screaming Narwhal:

"If this first chapter is anything to go by, at $34.95 Tales of Monkey Island promises to deliver exceptional value for money. Sharpen your wit, ensure your parrot is firmly seated and climb aboard. I'm looking forward to the next chapter with a genuine sense of adventure."

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jay25458d ago

Downloading this baby! I've loved M.I all my live, I was only 2-3 when MI 1 hit the shelves

dreamtheater875458d ago

Hurray for Telltale Games! I'm so glad Guybrush is back!

WeeMadBadger5458d ago

They did Wallace and Gromit without even trying to look like claymation. Come one, a simple filter that pretends it's claymation would be nicer than the crappy 3D they're doing.

Noe Monkey Island -> couldn't they share the code with LucasArts and do it in lieu of Secret of Monkey Island remake? I really don't understand that.

It might be good though. I'll wait until it's on sale on Steam and grab all episodes altogether!

dreamtheater875458d ago

"They did Wallace and Gromit without even trying to look like claymation"

What do mean? They made it look exactly like the real thing. They even rendered finger print marks on the characters to make it look as if they were really clay.
With regards to the 3D in Monkey Island, I personally like it, but can understand why some ppl miss the classic hand drawn LucasArts style.

kasser5458d ago (Edited 5458d ago )

Even though I don't like the new 3D style they took, I am just happy to be finally playing as Guybrush Threepwood again :D Specially with the same voice actor !

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Ranking Every Monkey Island Game From Worst to Best

Cultured Vultures: We’ve taken into account every monkey, every eye patch and every undead pirate, so without further ado, here are the Monkey Island games across the franchise’s history ranked from worst to best.

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Humble Tales of Love & Adventure Game Bundle out now

The Humble Tales of Love & Adventure Game Bundle just launched today. It features Indivisible, Blacksad: Under the Skin, and Telltale Batman Shadows Edition, Tales of Monkey Island, and more. As usual, you pay what you want. A percentage goes to support charity.

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Second Opinion: The Sequels of Monkey Island

HPP's I Coleman takes a good hard look at the Monkey Island series, and why the third, fourth, and fifth games in particular are so unfairly maligned.

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