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Escape from Monkey Island

MobyRank MobyScore
Macintosh
76
3.5
PlayStation 2
80
3.7
Windows
81
3.8

Advertising Blurbs

Print advertisement - PC Player 13/2000:

    ENDLICH EIN SOFTWARE-PIRAT, DEM MAN TRAUEN KANN.

    LUCASARTS ENTERTAINMENT PRÄSENTIERT EIN KARIBISCH ABGEDREHTES PIRATEN-ADVENTURE NACH BESTER ENTERHAKEN-MANIER. MIT GUYBRUSH THREEPWOOD, ELAIN-MARLEY THREEPWOOD, CHARLES L. CHARLES, OZZIE MANDRILL, DER ULTIMATIVEN BELEIDIGUNG UND JEDER MENGE AFFEN

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (115020) on Oct 10, 2010.

Back of Jewel Case - Windows (Germany):
    DA SOLL MIR DOCH EINER MEIN HOLZBEIN ANSÄGEN, WENN DAS NICHT GUYBRUSH THREEPWOODS NÄCHSTES GROSSES ABENTEUER IST!
    • Der vierte Teil der legendären Grafik-Adventure-Reihe MONKEY ISLAND
    • Guybrush und seine verwegenen Freunde jetzt in skorbuterregendem 3D!
    • Neue Gags! Neue Wortspiele! Neue Beleidigungen! Und mehr Affen als in allen drei bisherigen Monkey-Spielen zusammen!
    • Eine reichhaltige Story voller Dramen, sozial geschädigten Papageien und mit einem Schurken mit einem fiesen Plan!
    • Hunderte von Rätseln für Piraten - äh - Adventure-Anfänger und -Veteranen.
    • Dutzende liebevoll gerenderte Hintergründe!

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (115020) on Apr 20, 2009.

Back of Box - PC (US):
    Spitting the sand of Monkey Island from my mouth, I wondered if the life of a mighty pirate was all it was cracked up to be. I'd ignored recent events that should have been warning shots across the bow of my soul, from my wife's brush with death to the anti-pirate ramblings of an Australian gazillionaire. If only I'd chosen a different path, LeChuck might still be dead and the Ultimate Insult might have remained a mystery. If I'd never picked up a sword, the grog-swilling pirates of the Tri-Island Area might be unthreatened by the forces of my gentrification and demonic heckfire. If only... suddenly, the hairy finger of a familiar monkey tapped me on the shoulder. It was time. Time for the biggest battle of my swashbuckling life.
    -- Excerpted from "The Memoirs of Guybrush Threepwood: The Monkey Island Years"



    Shiver Me Timbers and Poke Me Other Eye Out if It Ain't Guybrush Threepwood's Next Big Adventure!



    Now in scurvy-inducing 3D!



    • Fourth in the legendary Monkey Island series of graphic adventures!
    • An original, cinematic story full of drama, sociopathic parrots and a villain with a sinister agenda!
    • Dozens of lusciously rendered backgrounds!
    • Hundreds of puzzles to challenge both novice and veteran pirates..er, adventurers!
    • New jokes! New puns! New insults! And more monkeys than the three previous Monkey games combined!



    Contributed by Swordmaster (131) on Oct 31, 2002.

Back of Box - PlayStation 2:
    An off-beat adventure with challenging puzzles, clever dialogue, shiver-me-timbering pirates... and monkeys!

    IN SCURVY-INDUCING 3D!

    An original cinematic story full of drama, sociopathic parrots and a villian with a sinister agenda!

    Dozens of lusciously rendered backgrounds!

    Hundreds of puzzles to challenge all wannabe pirates...er, adventurers!

    Jokes! Puns! Insults! And more monkeys than you can shake a voodoo doll at!

    Contributed by Corn Popper (69753) on Oct 14, 2002.

From uk.playstation.com:
    LucasArts' acclaimed Monkey Island series makes a welcome debut on PS2. This is one helluva jaunt that features an hysterical blend of adventure, puzzle-solving and hilariously cheesy puns as you navigate your way through the madcap world that is Melee Island. With a cast that features sociopathic parrots, a megalomaniac politician, more monkeys than you can shake a stick at, and a dose of voodoo thrown in for good measure too, this game is totally ludicrous but utterly addictive!








    Contributed by Grant McLellan (545) on Sep 12, 2001.

From the official Lucasarts website:
    Aye, there be intrigue and monkeys aplenty! When perennial pirate-wannabe Guybrush Threepwood and his new bride, Governor Elaine Marley-Threepwood, return to Melee Island’, they find out Elaine has been declared dead, the Governor's mansion is to be torn down and a slick-yet-hauntingly-familiar politician is about to take Elaine's job. So begins the next hilarious chapter in the award-winning Monkey Island series of adventures. Fourth in the legendary Monkey Island’ series of graphic adventures. Guybrush and his swashbuckling friends now appear in scurvy-inducing 3D! Dozens of lusciously rendered backgrounds! Hundreds of puzzles to challenge novice and veteran pirates... er, adventurers An original, cinematic story full of drama, sociopathic parrots and a villain with a sinister agenda! New jokes! New puns! New insults! And more monkeys than the three previous Monkey games combined!

    Contributed by Grant McLellan (545) on Sep 11, 2001.

Back of Jewel Case (UK):
    SHIVER ME TIMBERS AND POKE ME OTHER EYE OUT IF IT AIN'T GUYBRUSH THREEPWOOD'S NEXT BIG ADVENTURE

    -Fourth in the legendary MONKEY ISLAND series of graphic adventures! -Guybrush and his swashbuckling friends now appear in scurvy-inducing 3D! -New jokes!, New puns!, New insults!, And more monkeys than the three previous MONKEY ISLAND games combined! -An original, cinematic story full of drama, sociopathic parrots and a villain with a sinister agenda! -Hundreds of puzzles to challenge novice and veteran pirates... er, adventurers! -Dozens of lusciously rendered backgrounds!


    Contributed by Grant McLellan (545) on Jul 13, 2001.