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The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

Developer Release Year Platforms
LucasArts 2009 iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, PC, Xbox 360

Back by popular demand, The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition faithfully re-imagines the internationally-acclaimed classic game (originally released in 1990) for original and new audiences alike. The new version features all-new HD graphics, a re-mastered musical score, full voiceovers, and an in-depth hint system. Purists will also delight in the ability to seamlessly switch between the updated HD graphics and the original’s classic look.


Articles

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition review

5.0 stars: "An instant, hall of fame classic. Although not "perfect", we award our top score only to those games that set the highest standard for quality."

There's no secret about it: the brilliant LucasArts piratey classic is improved further still in this enhanced two-versions-in-one release.

Eye on iOS

Calling all Apple owners: our newest article series will dial you into all-things-adventure on the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Nov 19, 2010

2009 Aggie Awards

Day Three! The final results are now in, and the 2009 Aggies fully unveiled, including the coveted Game of the Year.

Feb 17, 2010

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition archived preview

LucasArts has rediscovered its own hidden treaure and will spread the wealth this summer, now brighter and shinier than ever.

Jun 6, 2009


Updates
12 Sep
Monkey Islands join UK with Special Edition Collection release
Revamped versions of LucasArts classics now on disc for first time
8 Jul
Monkey Island Special Edition Collection swings into stores this fall
First retail set of enhanced remakes to include never-before-seen bonus content
15 Jul
Secret of Monkey Island revealed on PC and Xbox 360
LucasArts' revamped Special Edition now available for purchase and download
6 Jul
LucasArts back catalogue picking up Steam
Monkey Island SE coming July 15th among older titles to be digitally distributed
1 Jun
Monkey Island Special Edition officially announced
Remake coming to XBLA and PC with classic and updated modes
20 May
LucasArts planning Secret of Monkey Island re-release
Official details expected at E3 in two weeks

Game Information
Platform iPad, iPhone/iPod Touch, PC, Xbox 360
Perspective Third-Person
Control Gamepad, Point-and-click, Touch
Gameplay Quest
Genre Comedy
Theme Pirates
Graphic Style Stylized art
Presentation 2D or 2.5D
Action (Compulsory) -
Red Flags -
Media Internet download

 

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Product Details
Version Info

Originally released as download only, then later released on disc in the Monkey Island Special Edition Collection.


System Requirements
OS: Windows XP or Windows Vista
Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3000+
Memory: 256 MB RAM, 512 MB for Vista
Graphics: 128 MB with Shader Model 2.0 capability
DirectX: 9.0c (March 2009)
Hard Drive: 2.5GB free hard drive space
Sound: DirectX 9.0c compliant sound card
Controller support: Xbox 360 controller

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Where To Buy

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

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Releases
Digital July 15 2009 LucasArts
United Kingdom September 9 2011 Activision

Related Games
Monkey Island Series
Games By LucasArts