Grim Fandango

Happy Dia De Los Muertos!  As many of you tend to peruse other gaming sites, there will undoubtedly be some form of Tim Schafer’s computer classic, Grim Fandango, covered at various places on the World Wide Web.  Some of you might wonder, “What the hell is Grim Fandango, and why do people like it so much?”  Since we are running our site from a netbook right now, I could not share this amazing game with Laura (yet!).  So it is natural that she had similar questions(as well as, “Where is the puppy you promised, damn it?!”).  I could take multiple days and articles to explain why I love Grim Fandango, and why you should too.  But for the sake of time, here is the opening to this tale of crime and corruption in the Land of the Dead, to provide some understanding to our wonderful viewers(readers?):

Now that the Long Halloween is over, we will start to get back to the general gaming awesomeness once more.  Since the season of Autumn is when most of the big game releases happen (just in time for Christmas), we will be featuring more recent titles this month.  There is even a clue to our first game in this post!  Can you solve the riddle, Detective?

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  1. […] of Heaven and Hell was set against a cartoony style with plenty of tongue-in-cheek jokes.  Grim Fandango still stands proudly in my top ten games of all time, with an excellent film-noir inspired story […]

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