Classic Game: The Curse of Monkey Island


The Curse of Monkey Island is an adventure game developed and published by LucasArts. It was released in 1997 and followed the successful games The Secret of Monkey Island and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge. The game’s story centers around Guybrush Threepwood, a wannabe pirate who must lift a curse from his love Elaine Marley. As the story progresses, he must deal with a band of mysterious pirates and a stereotypical French buccaneer, as well as his old archnemesis LeChuck.

If the game was released on 1997, then you must be wondering why we are writing about it here? Because this game is one of the best adventure games ever released. If you can manage to purchase one, then do it. If you are an old gamer and have actually played this game before, then enjoy the memories. The game features a very nice cartoonish style with voice acting. Playing the Curse of Monkey Island is like living an interaactive pirating adventure.

The Curse of Monkey Island is a point-and-click adventure game. It revolves around finding objects, talking to people for directions and using stuff together to fullfil a task. You need to direct the main character around caribean island surrondings and locals to achieve your goals. You will grow a special attachment to the main character as well as all the character interacted on this game. It is hard to find this kind of emotional integeration witin the current range of games. This is actually more of a comparison between reading a novel and watching it on theater. You grow more on the novel by reading it.

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