Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge for iPad
By Lucasfilm Ltd.
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More Pirates! More Adventure! More Monkeys! Relive the second hilarious swashbuckling misadventure of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood in signature special edition detail!
Gizmodo: “Monkey Island 2 defines what smart, awesome iPad gaming should be.”
Pocket Gamer: 10/10 “Adventure gaming doesn't get any better than this.”
Game Informer: “Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge is a great addition to your downloadable library.”
MixNMojo.com: “…made me feel like I was playing Monkey Island 2 for the first time.”
Slide to Play: “Of all the iPad games released in July, Monkey Island 2 is at the top of our list."
Play it again for the first time with signature Special Edition features:
o High-definition graphics: All new re-imagined contemporary art style, hand-drawn and presented in high definition.
o Voice over: Complete voice over using original Monkey Island franchise cast members brings the story and characters to life like never before, now available for both the Special Edition and Classic modes.
o Renewed music score: Re-mastered and re-recorded musical score using live instruments.
o Special Edition and Classic modes: Scene-for-scene hot swap lets you seamlessly transition between Special Edition and Classic modes at anytime during gameplay.
o Hint system: In-game puzzle hint system keeps the puzzles fresh and fun.
Plus, includes all new features:
o Direct control: Choose how you play -- use the classic point-and-click interface or the all new intuitive direct character control for a more interactive gameplay experience.
o Object highlighting: Interactive object highlighting provides quicker clues to finding hidden objects.
o Behind the scenes art: An in-game art viewer lets players view fantastic never-before-seen artwork from both the Classic and Special Edition versions of the game.
o Original developer commentary: Listen to select scene commentary from Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer and Dave Grossman as they share funny stories and chronicle the development of the original Monkey Island™ 2: LeChuck's Revenge™.
What's New in Version 1.1
"ARR! THIS BE THE SCURVY iPATCH YOU BEEN ASKIN FOR MATEYS!"
- Adjusted timing delays for certain puzzles
- Added intro and outro credits sequences to the Classic version
- Fixed music synching issue with the Bone Dance sequence
That's not a complaint--just my pirate voice. This is a great game! I can't believe I never knew about this game before it came to the iPad. It's right up my alley. Used to play those Leisure Suit Larry games years ago, and this has a similar humor, but without the raunchiness (thank you!!) If you like room escape games, you will LOVE this. I appreciate the hotspot hints (touch with 2 fingers and they all light up) and the progressively more specific, spoiler-avoiding hints, in case you get stuck. Which you will. (LucasArts--will you please enable app support that doesn't require flash? Hello?!) (Developers --the pants-falling-down-for-no-reason scene is not really that funny. But your commentary? Hilarious!)
This iPad version plays just like the original. Switch between new and classic graphics with the swipe of two fingers. Save game to store progress. Easy to navigate. Tap three fingers for a hint, or two to highlight interactive objects on screen. Developers commentary for many scenes.
For anyone unfamiliar with the game series: difficult puzzles but humorous gameplay. Chose between different dialogue options, collect items, interact with characters, solve puzzles, use objects. The best puzzle adventure game to ever hit the market!
I had no problem with gameplay. It broke down once, but my progress was saved.
One of the greatest games I have played, not just on the iPad, but ever! Visually stunning and an excellent storyline. The only hang-ups were that there were a few crashes in the first 25% of the game, but these resolved completely by closing the app and restarting. Plus, the autosave feature always had a recent file.
This game is certainly worth the money and provides hours and hours of hilarious and challenging gameplay. I am actually shocked this game is not more popular in the app store.
I guess that the only downside is that Monkey Island 3 isn't on iPad?!?! Please release the rest of the series!
- Category: Games
- Updated: Sep 17, 2010
- Version: 1.1
- Size: 371 MB
- Languages: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
- Seller: Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. LLC
- LucasArts and the LucasArts logo are registered trademarks of Lucasfilm Ltd. © 1990-2010 Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd. & ® or TM as indicated. All rights reserved.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.