Monkey Island Special Edition Collection

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Monkey Island Special Edition Collection

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Monkey Island Special Edition PC cover
Developer(s) LucasArts
Designer(s)
Engine SCUMM
Release date(s) September 9, 2011
Rating(s) PEGI: 12
Platform(s) PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3
Media Disc
System requirements PC Version requirements:
  • OS: Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7
  • Processor: Intel Pentium 4 3GHz or AMD Athlon 64 3000+
  • Memory: 512 MB RAM
  • Graphics: 128 MB with Shader Model 2.0 capability
  • DirectX: 9.0c (March 2009)
  • Hard Drive: 4.5GB free hard drive space
Input Mouse or Xbox 360 controller
Preceded by Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge

The Monkey Island Special Edition Collection (abbreviated as MISEC) is a retail release of the Special Editions of the first two Monkey Island games, being The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition and Monkey Island 2 Special Edition: LeChuck's Revenge, for PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3.<cite_reference_link> It was developed by LucasArts and was released on September 9, 2011 in Europe.<cite_reference_link> As well as all the features present in the previously released Special Editions, the disc contains never-before-released bonus materials, including concept art for the games, full-length remastered game soundtracks, and the storyboard and concept art for the Monkey Island movie that was in production at one point at ILM.

Contents

Plot

See The Secret of Monkey Island - Plot and Monkey Island 2: LeChuck's Revenge - Plot

Special Features

Concept art

While MI2SE came with a concept art viewer, SMISE lacked this feature. With this retail release, that has been redressed - concept art from the first Special Edition is now viewable as well.

Soundtracks

The disc contains the music that was especially composed by Jesse Harlin for the Special Editions. The soundtrack is only playable through the built-in launcher, but with the Monkey Island Music Extractor from Quick and Easy Software, the music tracks can be extracted as individual OGG files.

Monkey Island movie

Perhaps the most interesting bonus feature, the disc contains the never-before-seen storyboard from the cancelled Monkey Island movie, as well as concept art. This marks the first official confirmation (albeit indirectly) by LucasArts that such a project ever actually existed.

Trivia

Footnotes

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