Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 - Rise of the Pirate God

  • Tales of Monkey Island: Chapter 5 - Rise of the Pirate God
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Based on 18 scores, 21 reviews available
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Pros:

  • Fun puzzles, funny storyline, familiar characters, and rid the world of Le Chuck once and for all (again)!
  • Interesting characters; funny dialogue; simple gameplay
  • Brilliant puzzles, Great story, Chuckleworthy dialogue, It's Monkey Island, done right!.

Cons:

  • I still can’t quite figure out how the hint system works. Sometimes if you stand still long enough, Guybrush will give you a hint about what to do next. Sometimes it will tell you immediately after you unsuccessfully tried something. Either way, I c
  • Not for gamers unfamiliar with the series; some confusing puzzles

Expert reviews and ratings

By GameZone on 75

The Monkey Island series is one of the richest in gaming history, and with good reason: tight scripting, well-told jokes, and a simple gameplay system made the series a must-have throughout the 90s. As a fan of all the original games (well, maybe not...

By Icrontic on -

If you haven’t yet checked out Tales of Monkey Island, you should. The first episode is now available for free, and if that doesn’t convince you, check out my reviews of the first four chapters. It’s a series worth your time, and now...

By Games Radar on 80

The end is here, the series that could so easily have been a thundering disaster has turned out to be a pleasant surprise, on the whole. Despite having perhaps some of the lowest lows of any major Telltale series, it also has the highest highs,...

By Good Gear Guide on 80

While it may not be instantly accessible to newcomers to Guybrush’s piratey plate, Tales of Monkey Island: Rise of the Pirate God is a fine finale to Telltale’s acclaimed adventure revival....

By Diehard GameFAN on 80

Rise of the Pirate God is the last chapter in this Tales of Monkey Island series and it does an amazing job of wrapping up what could have been a cash-in on an older series that everyone used to love. Instead we got a worthy successor with the same...

By Gaming Nexus on 92

Telltale Games has become synonymous with solid adventure gaming over the past few years. It is no wonder that they of all developers would tackle a reboot of the Monkey Island series, one of the most beloved in the genre. Five consecutive months have...

By GamerTell on 94

The final chapter in our epic adventure of pirating and voodoo curses, Rise of the Pirate God, has finally arrived.Due to the circumstances of the previous episode (which I won’t spoil in case you have yet to play it), you are now a ghost and at...

By BrightHub on 80

You’ll spend...

By GamePro on 80

While it may not be instantly accessible to newcomers to Guybrush's piratey plate, Tales of Monkey Island: Rise of the Pirate God is a fine finale to Telltale's acclaimed adventure revival. GamePro Score User Score Write your review! Guybrush...

By Gamervision on 88

Gamers had waited years for a sequel to one of the most beloved series in adventure gaming, Monkey Island, and it had gotten to the point where it really seemed like it was an impossibility. When it was revealed that not only was it coming back, but...

By OCModShop on -

The story continues with Guybrush Threepwood waking to find that he is covered in dirt. At first he is sure that he has been buried alive again only to soon realize that this time he is really dead. So now he is stuck in the afterlife with only a...

By Armchair Empire on 85

Pirate hero Guybrush Threepwood star of the Tales of Monkey Island series – has discovered in Rise of the Pirate God, the conclusion of the five-episode return of a classic point & click adventure franchise, that death most definitely...

By ZTGamerDomain.com on 90

The final chapter is finally here.It must be exciting to outdo yourself every time you sit down to work. The crew at Telltale make a business of it; each episode of Tales has been better than the last. They really pulled out the stops to deliver an...

By Cheat Code Central on 90

Bringing everything together and wrapping up the crazy tangle of outrageous loose ends that comically unraveled throughout the Tales of Monkey Island series, Telltale Games really pulled out the big guns to make Chapter 5: Rise of the Pirate God the...

By IGN Gear on 83

I think this is the best episode of the entire season. The writing is great, the conflicts are interesting, the jokes are funny and the payoff lives up to the promise. The only downside is that the puzzles are much too straightforward in the beginning...

International Review By Daddeldepot on 75

Tales of Monkey Island 5: Rise of the Pirate God ist auf jeden Fall ein würdiger Abschluss dieser Serie. Die spannende Story, sowie die vielen verschiedenen Gesichter, sorgen für Abwechslung und unterhalten uns zugleich. Als einziges hat mich...

International Review By OnlineWelten on 81

Betrachtet man Rise of the Pirate God als einzelne Episode – was sie ja auch ist –, dann muss man eingestehen, dass das Finale eine Spur zu lasch ausgefallen ist. Einige Rätsel wirken unfertig und es gibt nervige...

International Review By GamingXP on 83

Wer die vorangegangen Episoden gespielt hat, wird sowieso wissen wollen, wie die Geschichte weitergeht. Sollten Sie noch keinen Teil besitzen, so empfiehlt es sich für Rätselfreunde absolut, die komplette Serie zu kaufen. Solch ein...

International Review By Gamer.no on 80

Rise of the Pirate God er en flott avslutning på den første Tales of Monkey Island-sesongen. Handlingen er fantasifull og variert, humor får vi mengder av og nøttene er underholdende og morsomme å løse. Etter så mye...

International Review By GamePlayer on 80

Guybrush Threepwood, rise from your grave!Slutet är här! Det var en dramatisk inledning men det är faktiskt så. Slutet är här på så många sätt, Guybrush är död och begraven och vi har kommit...