Deal o’ the day: Monkey Island 2 Special Edition now $0.99

When it comes to point-and-click adventures, the Monkey Island series is certainly one of the most distinguished and well-liked of the bunch. So if you’re a fan of LucasArts’ offering, you’d be extremely pleased to know that Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge is now on sale for only $0.99 (down from $7.99). ChiffaN, our resident adventures fanatic, recently reviewed the game and found it highly enjoyable, even giving it a Kiss It rating.

The adventures of Guybrush won over people’s hearts and wallets long before the iPhone ever was conceived. On the iDevice the Monkey Island 2 finds a home away from home, fueling the rebirth of the adventure game genre and acquainting the generation “i” with the classics. Though it lacks the additional content of Broken Sword: Director’s Cut (TMA Review)  it makes up for it in superb graphics, all-new voiceovers and completely touch-screen interface… Time to embark on the search for Big Whoop, ye mates.

The sale only applies to the iPhone/iPod Touch version, so iPad owners are out of luck at the moment. At any rate, if you fancy a top notch title on your iDevice (especially if you’ve already played the first – The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition), don’t hesitate for a second with this excellent price drop.

Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge – $0.99

App Description


Get the pinnacle of the Monkey Island™ Special Edition franchise on your iPhone now for just $.99. That’s right, just $.99.

Be quick though. This low price is only available for a limited time.

More Pirates! More Adventure! More Monkeys! Relive the second hilarious swashbuckling misadventure of the wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood in signature special edition detail!


Pocket Gamer: 10/10 “Adventure gaming doesn’t get any better than this.”

Game Informer: “Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge is a great addition to your downloadable library.” “…made me feel like I was playing Monkey Island 2 for the first time.”


Play it again for the first time with signature Special Edition features:

  • oEnhanced graphics: All new re-imagined contemporary art style.
  • Voice over: Complete voice over using original Monkey Island franchise cast members brings the story and characters to life like never before, now available for both the Special Edition and Classic modes.
  • Renewed music score: Re-mastered and re-recorded musical score using live instruments.
  • Special Edition and Classic modes: Scene-for-scene hot swap lets you seamlessly transition between Special Edition and Classic modes at anytime during gameplay.
  • Hint system: In-game puzzle hint system keeps the puzzles fresh and fun.

Plus, includes all new features:

  • Direct control: Choose how you play — use the classic point-and-click interface or the all new intuitive direct character control for a more interactive gameplay experience.
  • Object highlighting: Interactive object highlighting provides quicker clues to finding hidden objects.

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