Welcome to another swash buckling adventure in The Curse of Monkey Island Walkthrough, brough to you (as always!) by Michael Wharton and Roger Davies
Entries for the ‘Retro Game Review’ Category
Welcome to another fantastic installment of the (now infamous!) Michael Wharton and Roger Davies Monkey Island Walkthroughs … this time on a voyage through Monkey Island 2 : LeChucks Revenge walkthrough. As with the first game, we start with an elaborate cutscene with Guybrush recounting his previous adventures.
PART I : The Largo Embargo – [...]
Part I – The Three Trials.
If I could start this walkthrough with a little bit of a review, it would be simply that The Curse of Monkey Island TM is one of the greatest point and click adventure games of all time! Now it has been re-released as a special edition with voice actors from [...]
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Tales of Monkey Island Walkthrough
Following is the complete solution to Tales of Monkey Island : Launch of the Screaming Narwhal, which comes to you courtesy of my awesome sidekick Michael. Warning : Spoilers Ahoy! Do NOT read any further if you wish to [...]
Dragons Breath / Dragon Lord Video Game for Atari ST by Palace Software, Review, Download, Dragons Breath Video and Spells
In my neglected retro video games review section, I have a rare treat I’ve been meaning to post for some time. Dragons Breath ( A.K.A Dragon Lord) existed for a brief period early in 1990 for the Atari ST, PC and AMIGA machines, written by Palace Software who declared bankruptcy later that year. [...]
Mario – Cutting Edge or Surprisingly Average?
There is one thing which has always puzzled me. Mario Brothers. A household name, and yet as we reflect on the early Mario games we might even say that Nintendo didn’t introduce anything new. The style was certainly not cutting edge and by no means set [...]
Does Doom deserve all the acknowledgement it usually gets for being an important piece of video game history?
Into the Unknown
The truth is, Doom posed a very real dilemma for innocent gamers. Until now, video games had been largely tame, pixel-busting blocks and friendly characeters. Suddenly, here was a dark and evil game where [...]
So many people ‘review’ games; rate them by their graphical brilliance, sound quality, game play or attention to detail, confident that these qualities all make up a good game. Every review you will have read uses some kind of scale or yard stick to try and measure certain qualities about a game.
Retro Game X [...]