Monkey Island™ 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge™
Wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood, and the now zombie pirate LeChuck, return in what has long been considered one of the greatest LucasArts adventure games of all time. Monkey Island™ 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge™ faithfully re-imagines the classic Monkey Island™ sequel in signature special edition detail.
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Overwhelmingly Positive (659 reviews) - 96% of the 659 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Jul 7, 2010

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About This Game

Wannabe pirate Guybrush Threepwood, and the now zombie pirate LeChuck, return in what has long been considered one of the greatest LucasArts adventure games of all time. Monkey Island™ 2 Special Edition: LeChuck’s Revenge™ faithfully re-imagines the classic Monkey Island™ sequel in signature special edition detail. Expanding on the highly successful The Secret of Monkey Island™: Special Edition in just about every way, fans will now experience new unique special edition features and interact with the world of Monkey Island like never before.
Having seemingly defeated the evil ghost pirate LeChuck in his first adventure, Guybrush Threepwood sets his sights on the legendary treasure of Big Whoop. But wait, LeChuck is now back in zombie form and he's out for revenge. Guybrush will have to use his wits, his humor and his insatiable desire for adventure to defeat his nemesis once and for all and truly prove himself the greatest pirate in the Caribbean. Voodoo dolls, spitting contests and amusement parks are just some of the challenges Guybrush must overcome as he meets old friends, fights new enemies and uses every ounce of his mojo to overcome the wrath of LeChuck’s revenge.
Play it again for the first time with signature Special Edition features:
  • High-definition graphics: All new re-imagined contemporary art style, hand-drawn and presented in high definition.
  • 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.
  • Enhanced gameplay: All new intuitive game interface and controls provide a more interactive gameplay experience.
  • Hint system: In-game puzzle hint system keeps the puzzles fresh and fun.
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.
  • Behind the scenes art: An in-game art viewer lets players view fantastic never-before-seen artwork from both the Classic and Special Edition versions of the game.
  • Original developer commentary: Listen to select scene commentary from Ron Gilbert, Tim Schafer and Dave Grossman as they share funny stories and chronicle the development of the original Monkey Island™ 2: LeChuck's Revenge™.
  • SteamWorks Achievements: Only the mightiest of pirates can collect all three. We kid, there’s a lot more, but you will need to be mighty to get them.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP® or Windows Vista®
    • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3000+
    • Memory: 256 MB RAM, 512 MB for Vista
    • Hard Disk Space: 1.8GB free hard drive space
    • Graphics: 128 MB with Shader Model 2.0 capability
    • Sound Card: DirectX® 9.0c compliant sound card
    • Controller Support: Xbox 360 controller
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IkiFoo
( 14.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 24
A vast improvement over the previous Special Edition. Art style is consistent, animation is smooth, interface is greatly improved and voice acting is available in Classic mode. When you add into the fact this is a remaster of a genre classic, this is very easy to recommend.
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Nutstix
( 7.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
DO NOT PURCHASE THIS GAME. IT HAS A GAME BREAKING BUG. LUCASARTS AND STEAM HAVE DONE NOTHING TO FIX THIS ISSUE.
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Harley Quinn
( 9.6 hrs on record )
Posted: June 16
A fun point and click adventure game. Though it was recommended by a squid, I highly rate this game for the humour,artistic style and the music especially. Get this and 1 to enchance your experience with this series.

Margot rates this: 8/10
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Wilberbeast
( 6.8 hrs on record )
Posted: June 7
This is my least favorite Monkey Island game because I find it weirder and not as funny as the others. That being said, this special edition version looks wonderful! The artwork is beautiful and it's great to hear the voice of Dominic Armato as Guybrush. He's the perfect voice for Guybrush. Hearing him say Guybrush's lines actually improves the tone of the game and make it more comedic. I would recommend this game for people who have played the other games, and want the nostalgia. Otherwise it's easily skippable.
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MistaDubs
( 10.5 hrs on record )
Posted: June 3
So much nostalgia! This game is a refurbished edition of the old school stuff from the 90's, with a much easier to use playing style, not the 3x3 grid of actions, it is all point and click still but in a different way. Loved the refurbished look and the ability to hear some optional commentary. Sound refurbish of one of LucasArts best games, from their best series.
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JJledzep
( 7.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 14
One of my favorites now playable as I remember it. Nothing's really changed, just a higher quality artwork and plays very well using a controller. Also enjoying the other Lucasarts SCUMM remasters and cannot wait for the Full Throttle remaster! 10/10
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Light
( 0.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
Perhaps best adventure game ever made
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Steven
( 9.2 hrs on record )
Posted: May 13
All time classic game with newly created graphics, full voice cast and orchestral soundtrack.
Original game qualities are preserved, you can even switch to classic VGA version with MIDI tunes anytime using F1 key. Absolutely 'must have' game not only for point-and-click / adventure lovers.
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Unknown Drunk ヽ(☉ᴥ☉)ノ
( 11.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 6
A very nice quest. But play The Secret of Monkey Island before Monkey 2 for the knowledge of the plot, but still Monkey 2 is a much better game.

Plot: Guybrush Threepwood the pirate, has came to Scabb Island to find the treasure "Big Whoop" for money, repect an honor among pirates. But, the evil guy Largo LeGrand (the ruler of Scabb Island) has found a way to return LeChuck to life. Now, if Guybrush won't find "Big Whoop" before LeChuck, the world gonna destroy.

So, Monkey 2 is a nice game. Play him after The Secret of Monkey Island.

Note: Try to search some easter eggs (theres lots of) :)
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sceda23
( 3.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 4
classic for a reason
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.5 hrs on record
Posted: June 3
So much nostalgia! This game is a refurbished edition of the old school stuff from the 90's, with a much easier to use playing style, not the 3x3 grid of actions, it is all point and click still but in a different way. Loved the refurbished look and the ability to hear some optional commentary. Sound refurbish of one of LucasArts best games, from their best series.
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183 of 225 people (81%) found this review helpful
Recommended
Posted: September 22, 2011
i am afraid to play this
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44 of 45 people (98%) found this review helpful
Recommended
14.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 14, 2014
Rarely does a sequel capture essence of the original so well. In Monkey Island 2 SE, you will have more of everything! More islands to explore, more bizarro characters, whacky plots & harder puzzles! I still remember all those years ago getting this on 11 floppy disks back on the Amiga & how much longer it took to complete than the original just a year or so before!

Guybrush Threepwood returns, still regurgitating the story (to those that will listen) of how he vanquished LeChuck. This is old news now, so Guybrush sets out for more fame & fortune to a new island, and a new adventure .. the hunt for the Big Whoop treasure! Our dimwitted hero also will come across many of the memorable characters from the first game, but as as you can guess, his luck takes a turn for the worse pretty quickly.

I won't say much more on the story other than to point out it is most enjoyable with some great dialog & some truly funny moments. Although one thing I didn't like so much compared to Monkey Island 1 was the ending. I thought it was clever when I first saw it all those years ago as a kid, but now it seems not to fit the game very well .. don't let that disuade you from trying it though as its still a great adventure (and besides, you might like it!).

Fast forward about 25 years to the Special Edition re-make; no more floppy disks to swap out & improved graphics/sound/interface, plus a 'modern gamer' friendly hints (& highlighting) system to point you in the right direction when you get stuck. Certainly the help system can take the frustration out, but something I would recommend avoiding to really get the most satisfaction out of the game experience. Progress should be earned & figuring it out yourself is so much more rewarding!

Another timeless point 'n' click adventure! One of the best from the era!


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33 of 33 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
16.4 hrs on record
Posted: September 14, 2015
I grew up playing LucasArts adventure games and I was 6 years old when I played Monkey Island II for the first time. There was no internet to use when I got stuck, I solved every puzzle by myself. But playing it after 20 years was a bit frustrating and to be honest I had to use some hints. Thanks Monkey Island for making me use my brain again.
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32 of 34 people (94%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Recommended
29.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 4, 2014
I never laughed so hard in front of a video game in my whole life! Finally, a game that is tremendously fun and also makes you use your brains! This is the reason why i hate Disney for shutting LucasArts down. My favourite adventure game.
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22 of 22 people (100%) found this review helpful
9 people found this review funny
Recommended
10.3 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2015
Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge.

Well what can I possibly say that thousands of others arn't? It's monkey island. This point 'n click can be found in almost any PC Gamers library (even if you arn't really into point 'n clicks). I'm also gonna' do this to you in rhyme so buckle up:

This rendition is a welcome addition to A PC user's ambition to fill their collection with perfection.
The art is sublime, the music on time (though I much prefer MT-32)
No crime this time, all voice actors from 3 which filled this gamer with glee (also cam clarke was welcome too!)
A new interface put the old in its place (though screw you I still prefer SCUMM)
And switching modes between the old grime with the new sheen? Though seen a few times before, KIND OF mad my jaw hit the floor.

Point n Clicks are far from dead, give them a try, feed your head
Ignore the F£$"s who say its wrong, these people have trouble with pong
Try Monkey Island for yourself, a great addition to your online shelf............ANNNNNNNNNNNNNNNND THHHEE---------
Rib bone's connected to the, arm bone!
the arm bone's connected to the, head bone!
the head bone's connected to the, leg bone!
Wah-wah, wah-wah wah-wah-waaaaaah,
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21 of 21 people (100%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Recommended
9.2 hrs on record
Posted: May 13
All time classic game with newly created graphics, full voice cast and orchestral soundtrack.
Original game qualities are preserved, you can even switch to classic VGA version with MIDI tunes anytime using F1 key. Absolutely 'must have' game not only for point-and-click / adventure lovers.
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22 of 23 people (96%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.9 hrs on record
Posted: September 22, 2013
For me this is a masterpiece of adventure-games!
A part of gaming-history!

The early Lucasarts adventures were great, including Monkey Island 2.
I actually started gaming on the pc with it, that's why it is and always will be my favorite adventure game.

I never played the special edition so far, but it's really well done!
I like the idea of switching between the old pixel-graphics and the new special-edition.
Actually, i didn't missed the old one, though it still has it's charme, as they did a great job with the new graphics (but i still can't forgive them completely what they had done to Guybrushs hair in the special edition for monkey island 1..ugh).

Even though they kinda overhauled the graphic, they still managed to keep the spirit and charme from the old pixelated graphics. The sound is great as always and the spoken voices add a lot to the atmosphere.

I recommend this to all adventure fans out there.
If you didn't played this so far, shame on you and catch up on it...now!!

This is a straight 10 out of 10 LeChucks!
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19 of 20 people (95%) found this review helpful
Recommended
10.1 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
The intuitive interface, the evocative backdrops, the witty story full of good jokes, the challenging riddles, and the iMuse, the program that allows the music to change slightly from an environment to another one, make Monkey Island 2 one of the best Point and Click adventure ever. Also the improved character design and the addition of achievements make this special edition better then The Secret of Monkey Island Special Edition.
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18 of 21 people (86%) found this review helpful
Recommended
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: January 19, 2014
A classic point and click adventure game that ended up getting a graphical "upgrade" and some additional polish. As I had played the game in the past I had a real hard time with the new graphics as they did simply not feel right and decided to remain in the classical style (big plus is that the game allows switching between the old and new look instantly at any time by a single press of a button). It does add voice acting which is a pretty nice bonus to the experience. If you love these kinds of games just get it.

The game has mostly story achievements but has three missable achievements and one "speedrun" that you need to keep in mind. The speedrun is fairly easily done but might require an additional playthrough if you don't play quick during your first one.

Time to 100%: 3-6 hours
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