Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Grim Fandango Remastered Launch Trailer

grim2.jpg

To paraphrase the great Manuel Calavera, "You can't hide from the Grim Reaper. Especially when he's been remastered".

Apparently bereft of new ideas, the minds behind one of the finest games of 1998 have tweaked and polished an aged classic in a bid to introduce it to a new generation of HD-obsessed gamers. And rightly so - despite being 17 years old, LucasArts' Grim Fandango is a funnier, slicker experience than the majority of modern adventure games. 

Set in the Land of the Dead (with an Aztec flavour), Grim Fandango follows the story of undead travel agent Manuel "Manny" Calavera. Unsatisfied with his position in the afterlife, Manny sees a chance to change his fate in a bid to save the virtuous soul of recently deceased Mercedes "Meche" Colomar. 

Stuffed full of wit, gags and puzzles, the point-and-click marvel has been redrawn with crisp HD lines, a live orchestral soundtrack and a coffin-load of special features. A commercial flop on launch, this is a remake that deserves your attention. 

Grim Fandango Remastered is out on Windows, Mac, Linux, PS4 and Vita

Related

elder2.jpg

Epic Elder Scrolls Online Console Launch Trailer

zombie2.jpg

Star-Studded Call Of Duty Exo Zombie Trailer

pandora21.jpg

Avatar Runner Game Headed To Mobiles

starship2.jpg

Sid Meier’s Starships Strategy Game Announced

goo1.jpg

Pulsating Trailer For Grey Goo Strategy Game

monster1.jpg

Evolve Reveals Behemoth Monster

Comments

More

Super Mario in Grand Theft Auto is weird and awesome

Who would've thought Mario would get into a knife fight in a park?

by Jamie Carson
18 Jan 2017

Hurrah: The Nintendo Switch now has a price and release date

Here's everything you need to know about the new console

by Tom Fordy
13 Jan 2017

Netflix releases 8-bit game featuring Narcos and Stranger Things

Goodbye, productivity.

by Emily Badiozzaman
10 Jan 2017

If you own any of these video games you're sitting on a fortune

Here's hoping you were a hoarder

by David Cornish
09 Dec 2016

The Last Of Us 2 and nine more new Playstation games set for 2017

A certain spin-kicking marsupial is back, too!

by Chris Sayer
05 Dec 2016

Super Mario Run is coming to your mobile phone

Nintendo's mobile platformer finally gets a release date and price

by David Cornish
16 Nov 2016

Meet the Skyrim obsessed gamer granny with 170k YouTube subscribers

She's got more subscribers than you

by David Cornish
31 Oct 2016

The deaths and headlines VR will inevitably cause

It's just a matter of time

by David Cornish
31 Oct 2016

The best game I ever played: Tony Hawk's Pro Skater

Tristan Cross remembers the video game that shaped his life

by Tristan Cross
28 Oct 2016

The Gears of War director tells us about his favourite games

Rod Fergusson tells us about the greatest games he's ever played

by David Cornish
28 Oct 2016