Tim Schafer’s classic point-and-click adventure Grim Fandango is coming to PlayStation 4 and Vita, Sony announced during its E3 2014 media briefing on Monday night. The game will be brought back 16 years after its initial release thanks to an agreement between Sony and Disney.
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The game will be a full remake with high-definition graphics and gameplay tweaks. Grim Fandango will be available exclusive to PlayStation consoles.
For those who don’t know, here is a quick synopsis of Grim Fandango:
Adventure game with a unique “Dia de los Muertos” look, from the mind of Tim Schafer. You play Manny Calavera, a mid-level worker at the Department of Death (the DOD) who’s trying to work off his sins in life so that he can get to his final reward. As a reaper, Manny frees incoming souls from their shrouds, finds out what kind of underworld travel packages their goodness in life has earned them, and then sends them on their way.
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Mike’s Musings: Though I was only 8 when this game came out, Grim Fandango is a game that I thoroughly enjoyed when I hit my teenage years. This is a game that there is no doubt I will purchase on the very first day it’s available.