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Monkey Island Special Edition images

Monkey Island Special Edition images

The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition is available on Xbox Live Arcade starting today for a price of 800 points. Here are a few images of the new version of the game which will include new voice acting and a revamped soundtrack.


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Commented on 2009-07-15 10:17:08
Awesome!
Commented on 2009-07-15 11:32:46
Sold! I absolutely loved the original but never finished it. The updated visuals are just icing on the cake. Not quite sure how the point and click interface is going to work with a controller, but I imagine it will be just fine. Cant wait!
Commented on 2009-07-15 11:36:14 In reply to thextreme1
Posted by thextreme1
Sold! I absolutely loved the original but never finished it. The updated visuals are just icing on the cake. Not quite sure how the point and click interface is going to work with a controller, but I imagine it will be just fine. Cant wait!
A cursor controlled by the analog sticks ;)
Commented on 2009-07-15 11:45:02
I hope they do this for the second one too =D Looks awesome
Commented on 2009-07-15 11:51:12
The character Art is as atrocious, as they come. Those dude don't have a single clue.

Putting that aside, do want.
Commented on 2009-07-15 14:03:14 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
The character Art is as atrocious, as they come. Those dude don't have a single clue.

Putting that aside, do want.
I dont like the style of guybrush, i preferd the art style of 3
Commented on 2009-07-15 14:35:15
when is out for pc?
Commented on 2009-07-15 14:43:12 In reply to Exoskeletor
Posted by Exoskeletor
when is out for pc?
On steam? today i guess.
Commented on 2009-07-15 14:50:00
I'll totally buy it in hopes that MI2 is released as well (that's my favorite) but i don't like them new graphics at all. Sure is a good thing we have the old ones still.
Commented on 2009-07-15 21:53:16
Lol at picture 4, "use" rubber chicken on wire. Brings back memories.
Still Guybrush looks worse then le chuck. Real shame.
Commented on 2009-07-16 00:58:22
Sorry guys, the under 10 crowd needs their games too.
Commented on 2009-07-16 07:56:31 In reply to Bill_Gates
Posted by Bill_Gates
Sorry guys, the under 10 crowd needs their games too.
Perfect fit then?
Commented on 2009-07-16 09:22:10
Fuck me, I was planning to buy this but since they only have enough time for about two conversations (and not very good ones at that), it really doesn't give any impression about the game.

Bad demo = no sale. :/
Commented on 2009-07-16 09:47:41 In reply to nostradamus
Posted by nostradamus
The character Art is as atrocious, as they come. Those dude don't have a single clue.

Putting that aside, do want.
lol i know he looks like a wierdo.
Commented on 2009-07-16 13:08:56
new atr direction looks like shit(((
Commented on 2009-07-16 15:04:53
game is awesome. new art style is great. only gybrush looks a bit strange and its a shame that you cant play the original version with localised texts and voice acting. but the worst thing is that in the new version "look at" is missing. i have to play chapter 2. in old mode to look in to the chests and so. playing it for 5 hours and just arrived at monkey island (tm) ;)
Posted by Bill_Gates
Sorry guys, the under 10 crowd needs their games too.
are you kidding? the under 10 crowd never will play this. they cant get in touch with such games and they are just too young to get it without help (most of them) this is for the "old" gamers how love such games especially the lucasarts games.
Commented on 2009-07-16 15:23:40
Love it :D and the new graphics/audio is GREAT! The good is, that wee can use the BACK button if we want to use the old graphics ;) the game is awesome...finaly it game to X360 arcade!

/Rechain
Commented on 2009-07-16 17:12:20
The HD version suffers from terrible animation which is a shame, there is no way I will be playing the old style either.

It's also hard to select the test with the mouse in 1080p as the text and mouse pointer don't quite match up.

It does look really nice in HD though :)

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