IMAGES | X360 Tuesday, July 7, 2009 | 8:10 PM

Guybrush gets plastic surgery

Guybrush gets plastic surgery

Fans will be thrilled to hear that The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition will be released next week on Xbox Live Arcade. You will be able to play the game with its authentic 16 bits look or choose to use the brand new one, as shown on the images inside.


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Commented on 2009-07-07 21:44:22
The old style is way more charming. Don't like the new style much at all to be honest, retro or gtfo :)
Commented on 2009-07-07 21:47:39
Indeed, Good ol' 16 bits for the win!
Commented on 2009-07-07 21:48:30
The old style is outdated... looks like a cheesy b-quality pirate movie.
Who really cares, 99% of the time you would be seing a pixelated blob of characters.
Commented on 2009-07-07 22:17:29
Love the look of the new one myself.

Can't wait for the new episodic stuff at the end of the month also. http://www.worldofmi.com/

Edit:- oh looks like the first episode is out today :D
Commented on 2009-07-07 22:19:02
I like the old one more too. I won't be buying this as I already own the game.

I am quite interested about that episodic game. I hope it is good.
Commented on 2009-07-07 22:21:13
Chick looks like she's got a baseball cap on. Gross.

Will still probably check this out though.
Commented on 2009-07-07 22:24:44
At least you can play with the original graphics too! I hope they also release the second game. That game is greatness.
Commented on 2009-07-07 22:30:03
I don't see why people would want to look at that mess now TBH.
Commented on 2009-07-07 23:04:37
game looks better now, with the more familiar looking threepwood imo, but they havnt adressed how it moves at all, it's rediculously jerky in it's movements. they needed to go all out and make the movement far more fluid, not just put a coat of paint on old pixels...same thing happened with street fighter 2 HD...it looked weird as hell.
Commented on 2009-07-07 23:17:20
The new version looks terrific but it's nice that the game will come with both the new and the original versions. Can't wait to play it again after all this time.
Commented on 2009-07-07 23:57:57
i cant decide both versions look good, hope this comes to wiiware, point n click makes more sense there.
Commented on 2009-07-08 03:17:35
They managed to recapture the old game very well.
Commented on 2009-07-08 15:13:27
I CANT WAIT till play this game its remind me for old old memory like amiga

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