Way back in the Secret of Monkey Island, we met a wannabe pirate by the unlikely name of Guybrush Threepwood. Under our careful guidance, he become a fully-fledged pirate and defeated the evil ghost pirate, LeChuck. Fast forward a few years and we rejoin Guybrush as he sets off to find the legendary treasure of Big Whoop, and deal with the newly resurrected zombie LeChuck. We also bump into some other old friends along with GuyBrush and LeChuck. Stan the used salesman is now a used coffin salesman. Governor Elaine Marley is back as Guybrush’s reluctant leading lady. The spooky VooDoo lady has set up her own VooDoo mail order service, while Herman Toothrot is still a hermit.
And, yes, there are monkeys in it. While we were away things have changed for our hero. Guybrush has grown himself a natty goatee beard and become a respected and admired hero. At least, that’s what he thinks. Once again, you must wield mouse to direct Guybrush through an even bigger and better adventure than before. A heady brew of voodoo, zombies, pirates and caustic humour awaits. Monkey Island 2 is, by and large, a sheer delight to play. Certainly, compared to a great many other Amiga releases similar adventures in particular, Monkey Island 2 is quite excellent, a better game than its illustrious predecessor even.