The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

PC, XB360, PS3 / Adventure / Release: Jul 15, 2009 / ESRB: E10+

Ron Gilbert fantasizes about Monkey Island sequel

By John Keefer, Apr 16, 2013 10:30am PDT

Ron Gilbert's next game may be a puzzler for iOS, but he still gets nostalgic on occasion. For example, just how would he handle a new installment in the Monkey Island series? Hypothetically, mind you.

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Gatling Gears, Star Raiders, and 2K discounts coming to XBLM

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2011 11:30am PDT

New XBLM additions include Gatling Gears and Star Raiders this week, Sega Rally Online Arcade next week, and discounts on 2K games, Age of Booty, and Secret of Monkey Island.

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Shack PSA: Pre-Order Monkey Island 2 SE on Steam, Get Monkey Island 1 SE Free

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 24, 2010 6:00am PDT

Pre-ordering Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge on Steam nets you The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition for free, LucasArts...

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"Saw this article, double-checked the offer on Steam, pre-ordered... Monkey Island 1 SE isn't ..."

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Shack PSA: Tales of Monkey Island and Secret of Monkey Island SE for $20

By Alice O'Connor, May 04, 2010 6:00am PDT

The complete first season of Telltale's episodic adventure game Tales of Monkey Island is on offer now in a $19.95 discount double-pack with...

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"Awesome, was waiting for a sale to get Tales of Monkey Island."

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InstantAction Launches New Game Streaming Service with Web Embed of Monkey Island SE

By Chris Faylor, Apr 30, 2010 10:20am PDT

Online gaming provider InstantAction today launched the latest facet of its service, allowing full-featured games to be embedded on a web page...

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"Hmm, it blew up firefox here. Probably this shitty work computer though. "

- SeraphielX see all 21 comments

First Monkey Island: Special Edition Headed to PlayStation 3, Mac

By Chris Faylor, Mar 11, 2010 12:20pm PST

Alongside word that an enhanced special edition of Monkey Island 2 is headed to PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and iPhone this summer, developer...

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"I really tried to like the new art, but alas to no avail. I think they went way to 'disney' and ..."

- BigT see all 5 comments

Monkey Island Deals Mark 'Talk Like a Pirate Day'

By Nick Breckon, Sep 17, 2009 1:50pm PDT

"International Talk Like a Pirate Day," or September 19 to everyone else, has produced a trove of excellent Monkey Island discounts. For...

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"This is very clever marketing - they pretty much will sell to a vast majority of adventure fans ..."

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LucasArts Planning Many More Retro Remakes, Re-releasing Jedi Knight Next Week

By Chris Faylor, Sep 11, 2009 9:30am PDT

With LucasArts' recent remake of Monkey Island having "surpassed all of our expectations," studio president Darrell Rodriguez has now confirmed...

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"omg a remake of JK!! this is one of the stand out FPS games. I just hope they allow for ..."

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Secret of Monkey Island: SE Hits iPhone

By Chris Faylor, Jul 23, 2009 7:10am PDT

Following a rather blatant tease, LucasArts has released an iPhone and iPod Touch version of The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition in the...

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"You should be able to walk by tilting the iPhone, now THAT would be cool."

- Smurfy12 see all 30 comments

The Secret of Monkey Island: SE Arrives

By Chris Faylor, Jul 15, 2009 10:33am PDT

As LucasArts continues to embrace its various beloved adventure franchises, the developer's enhanced re-release of The Secret of Monkey Island is...

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"I've never played Monkey Island before and if it wasn't for this remake I probably never would ..."

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LucasArts Teases Monkey Island iPhone

By Chris Faylor, Jul 10, 2009 10:30am PDT

With LucasArts having essentially confirmed plans to bring its vintage adventure games to the iPhone and iPod Touch, the company is now using the...

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"Whoever is in charge of the LucasArts Twitter account seems like they'd be pretty annoying to ..."

- Chris Remo see all 12 comments

Monkey Island Special Edition Priced

By Nick Breckon, Jul 09, 2009 12:22pm PDT

LucasArts today announced that its update of the classic adventure game The Secret of Monkey Island will be priced at 800 Microsoft Points, or $10...

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"please, please, please let this happen with more old adventure games... particularly Sierra ..."

- nukewinter see all 64 comments

Monkey Island Remake Arrives Next Week

By Chris Faylor, Jul 06, 2009 10:38am PDT

LucasArts' downloadable remake of old-school adventure classic The Secret of Monkey Island will arrive on PC and Xbox 360 come Wednesday, July 15,...

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"I hope this starts a retro comeback and we start seeing all the LucasArts and Sierra games ..."

- caddytwix see all 28 comments

LucasArts Might Revamp More Classic Adventures

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 18, 2009 8:59am PDT

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition could be but the first in a string of classic LucasArts adventure game revivals if the sales figures...

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"Lucasarts, just fix the awful god damned animation of the remake then this will make me buy the ..."

- hanged_man see all 122 comments

The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition Gameplay Footage and Comparison Screenshots

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 02, 2009 8:45pm PDT

Secret of Monkey Island fans apprehensive about LucasArts' newly-announced revamp of the classic adventure can test their hopes and fears with comparison screenshots.

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"The animation is horrible, they need to work on it more, it feels like he's floating over the ground"

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