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Grim Fandango Remastered Now Available For Pre-Order

Grim Fandango Remastered, the update to the classic Lucas Arts point-and-click adventure game, is now available for pre-order.

You can can pre-order it for PC on Good Old Games here, or you can go ahead and commit on PlayStation by heading here or by heading here. Below you can check out a video from the always charismatic Tim Schafer asking you to pre-order and saying, "Love is for the living and copyright protection is for suckers."

The game releases on PC, PlayStation 4, and Vita on January 27.

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For more on Tim Schafer and Grim Fandango, you can head here to watch him narrate the game.

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Grim Fandango Remastered orders open on GOG, PSN

Few games featuring death make us chuckle, but Grim Fandango is on the short list (right next to Castlevania: Symphony of the Night for that “What is a man?” line read). On January 27, we all get to have another morbid laugh when Grim Fandango Remast…
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Grim Fandango Remastered lives again on January 27

Death comes for us all, but on January 27, it comes for your PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita in the form of Grim Fandango Remastered. Sony revealed the release date for the Double Fine adventure game (not to be confused with the Double Fine Advent…
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Grim Fandango remake also coming to PC, Mac and Linux

The remake of LucasArts’ cult favorite adventure game Grim Fandango will also arrive on PC, Mac and Linux in addition to PS4 and Vita. Grim Fandango’s resurgence was first revealed during Sony’s E3 2014 press conference in June; the game is a console…
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Snooping brought Grim Fandango to PS4 & Vita

One of the most pleasant surprises at E3 2014 was the announcement that LucasArts’ beloved adventure game Grim Fandango is coming to PS4 and Vita.

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Tim Schafer Narrates Grim Fandango Playthrough

Formerly only available to backers of the Kickstarter Adventure, Double Fine recently released a video with Tim Schafer playing and narrating Grim Fandango.

In the hour-long video, which you can see below, Schafer talks about why the game opted for Resident Evil-style tank controls, and how he and the team were very proud of it technology that allowed Manny to look at things in the environment, and how the movie Glengary Glen Ross inspired elements of the game.

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Recently, Tim Schafer made a similar video with another of his games, Full Throttle. You can see that here.

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The Last Of Us Fan Film Sequel Is Appropriately Grim

The sequel to Iron Horse’s fan film is a wonderful love letter to Naughty Dog’s post-pandemic masterpiece. The newest fan film revisits Joel and Ellie’s encounter with Bill in the game, and things go just as poorly.

Impressive costumes and setting make this one fantastic fan film. It gives The Last of Us the shot in the arm the bleak world needs. The game of the year contender should be revisited before the year is up. I for one can’t get enough.

The original fan film went up a few months ago. If you like the two films, be sure to check out their indiegogo project for part three. 

If you’re interested in seeing more, The Last of Us received a glowing review from GI and the paperback of their comic American Dreams released last week. 

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