Quirky sense of humor.
Superbly voiced characters.
Charming cartoon aesthetic.
Story full of fun twists and turns.
Some clever puzzles.
The return of insult sword fighting.
The return of Stan and his astounding jacket.
The story also ends in a cliffhanger.
Leaving a number of questions to be answered for the final episode.
Classic adventure game style.
Applies everything TellTale has learned.
Challenging puzzles, but not too hard.
Great story and characters.
Well written story with plenty of laughs.
Returning voice actores are great.
Occasional presentation hitches.
Some slow parts.
Puzzles are generally easy.
Same locations as Episode One.
Not quite as funny as the previous episodes.
Controls are sometimes wonky and the puzzles often do not make sense.
The final timedpuzzle can be frustrating, having to repeat things over again and again if you don't do an action in the timeframe allowed.
By ImpulseGamer on April 01, 2011
Ah, the point-and-click adventure game. The mere mention of that long-neglected genre brings back memories of a time when Lucasarts had more in their stable than Star Wars and Indiana Jones. A time when games were about linear progression, and having...80
By Fusion Mods on January 25, 2011
Released a full decade after the previous title in 1999, Tales of Monkey Island is the latest installment in the classic point-and-click adventure series developed by Telltale Games and published by Lucas Arts. Once again players take the...80
By cnet on December 18, 2009
The beloved adventure game franchise Monkey Island set sail on a new episodic journey earlier this year and has recently come into port with its fifth and final episode. Tales of Monkey Island chronicles the further adventures of Guybrush...85
By GameSpot on December 18, 2009
Once clear of its port of origin, this clever, humorous tale unfurls its sails and becomes a thoroughly entertaining swashbuckling adventure....85
By Hooked Gamers on December 16, 2009
Please note if you havent played the previous episodes in the series, this review will contain some spoilers.The penultimate episode in the first series of the Tales of Monkey Island series left us with a number of unanswered questions. Could...70
By Hooked Gamers on November 13, 2009
It would be hard not to write a review of this chapter without publishing a few spoilers but Ill try my best to keep most of it a secret so that those of you who want to play the game, arent discouraged.The game opens up as the...75
By Hooked Gamers on October 02, 2009
As with the previous chapter, the game opens up with the Voodoo Lady giving an account of Guybrushs adventures and the current state of affairs. If you havent played Episode One or Episode Two, then you may want to play them first so that...85
By Gear Diary on September 01, 2009
Before I can start to talk about Tales of Monkey Island, the five-part episodic adventure game made by TellTale Games in cooperation with LucasArts, I need to step into the way-back machine nearly twenty years and talk about one of the true...-
By itreviews.com on August 10, 2009
Its been a long wait for the legions of fans of the Monkey Island series but this new episodic adventure maintains the madcap humour and style of the originals whilst giving the graphics a welcome boost and providing plenty of offbeat puzzles to tax...-
By GamingShogun on July 12, 2009
Can Telltale Games reboot a series loved by every old school gamer out there while at the same time attracting new players? Break out yer swashbucklin gear and find out after the break says I!Full Review:The summer of 2009 is quickly becoming a...-