The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

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.

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

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Posted by TimovieMan on Oct 4, 2013

Still lots of fun!

Hilariously awesome game, and hearing Dominic Armato this time around is a great plus! It was nice to see some upgraded visuals, too, but to be honest, I must have pressed F10 at just about every screen (at least when no-one was speaking, otherwise... Read the review »

Posted by emric on Jun 5, 2012

adventuring classic receives very impressive remake treatment

I thoroughly enjoyed playing this remake of Lucasarts' classic adventure 'The Secret of Monkey Island'. A wonderfully nostalgic experience. Playing it now as a more analytical adult, I was able to appreciate just how well designed & written this... Read the review »

Posted by Lucien21 on May 27, 2012

Never pay more than $20 for a video game

I loved the remake of the classic Lucasfilm game on the iPad. The new graphics were cool, the new full voice work for every character was fitting and the touch screen interface that is really easy to use. The Scumm icons are along the bottom and... Read the review »

Game Information

Platform iPad, 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

Product Details

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