Monkey Island


(8 votes) *Average rating will show after 20 votes
| Comments (8) | Views (2)

monkeyisland.jpgPatrickNot to be confused with the classic adventure game, Monkey Island is an action-puzzler involving a monkey and not one but several islands. The game's controls are easy: just roll the mouse to change the direction the monkey faces, click to jump, and hold for a longer jump. Hop from island to island collecting bananas in this simple yet refreshing title.

Getting from island to island can be tricky, which is why a zoom button at the bottom corner of the screen is there. Click it for a quick aerial view of the stage so you can scope out the scenery.

The levels scale up with some variations, such as moving islands, shrinking/growing platforms, and ice islands. You'll also come across coconut and pineapple point bonuses. The gameplay can get a bit frustrating due to the lack of an ability to turn in mid-air. Slip-ups like that can quickly lead to a game over, but fortunately the game is so bouncy and happy you won't feel like breaking your mouse.

Overall, a good way to spend fifteen minutes.

Play Monkey Island

8 Comments

Aww cute little game. Annoying that the instructions are in japanese or whatever but easy to pick up

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

very much like:
http://jayisgames.com/archives/2005/07/rotobo.php
in gameplay and graphics

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

What? No Insult Duels? Oh well, this looks like a good game on its own. It doesn't take much getting used to, until the moving islands whisk themselves out from underneath you as you jump.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Yes, I agree, Wouter. In fact, I mentioned that to Patrick and we should have included a mention of Rotobo in the review.

I've changed your link to point to our Rotobo review instead. :)

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

Site down already? Well there's a crappy server.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

It must have been only a temporary glitch, Tiberius. The site appears to be responding now.

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Hassle Free December 9, 2007 5:21 PM

Jay your link to the adventure game monkey island just leads back to this game, not to the review of the original game...

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply
Lynni Baker December 9, 2007 7:15 PM

This was kind of confusing at first, but then i got how to do it and then it was cool, but frustrating when they moved and you thought that you were on the platform

Score: 0 (0 votes) Vote up Vote down Report this comment Reply

^ Scroll Up | Homepage >

Leave a comment [top of page]

    Please consider creating a Casual Gameplay account if you're a regular visitor here, as it will allow us to create an even better experience for you. Sign-up here!
  • PLEASE UNDERSTAND SITE POLICIES BEFORE POSTING COMMENTS
  • You may use limited HTML tags for style:
    (a href, b, br/, strong, em, ul, ol, li, code, spoiler)
    HTML tags begin with a less-than sign: < and end with a greater-than sign: >. Always. No exceptions.
  • To post spoilers, please use spoiler tags: <spoiler> example </spoiler>
    If you need help understanding spoiler tags, read the spoiler help.
  • Please Preview your comment before posting, especially when using spoilers!
  • No link dropping, no domains as names; do not spam, and do not advertise! (rel="nofollow" in use)

Recent Comments

 

Display 5 more comments
  • Oneshot by JoelyBean 11 hours ago

  • Oneshot by JoelyBean 11 hours ago

  • Oneshot by generic ge. 11 hours ago

  • Oneshot by generic ge. 11 hours ago

  • Oneshot by generic ge. 12 hours ago

Limit to the last 5 comments

Casual game of the week

Nevertales: Shattered Image

Browser game of the week

Escape to Hell

Mobile game of the week

Nautilus Escape

Your Favorite Games edit

add
Save links to your favorite games here. Use the Favorites editor.

Popular on JiG


The Room

Virtual Villagers: Origins

Submachine 9: The Temple

Surgeon Simulator 2013

The House 2

Papa's pastaria

Fireboy and Watergirl 4: The Crystal Temple

Fireboy and Watergirl 3: The Ice Temple

Moonchild

The Royal Trap

Loren the Amazon Princess

1931: Scheherazade at the Library of Pergamum

Magical Diary

Heileen Series

Visit our great partner: maxcdn!

Monthly Archives

Legal notice

All games mentioned or hosted and images appearing on JayIsGames are Copyright their respective owner(s).

All other content is Copyright ©2003-2014 JayIsGames.com. All Rights Reserved.