The main voice cast and composer of LucasArts' Grim Fandango reunited last night during E3 for a live performance of scenes and songs from the splendid adventure game. The game turns 20 this year, and after all this time it's just lovely to see them having a lark together, reading through scenes, gabbing about the game, and jamming (and singing!) those top tunes. Watch the…
Grim Fandango Remastered
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Adventure game remakes are common. But not everyone likes to see their old favourites revived. Mitch Kocen asked veteran point-and-clickmen Ron Gilbert and Tim Schafer, among others, when they think it’s OK to remaster the classics Without intervention, every video game you have ever loved will eventually become unplayable. The technology that enables the next generation of games cripples the last. At some point, systems…
12 months ago
Day of the Devs, for those not in the know, is an event in San Francisco that lets fans meet and talk shop with a bunch of game developers in what usually becomes one big celebration of various nerdoms. This year's event is taking place on Saturday, 11th November and Humble is celebrating the occasion with a big ol' Day of the Devs 2017 themed…
2 years ago
Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time. You met me at a very strange time in my life, Grim Fandango. And I rather think I met you at a very strange time in your creators' lives too.
3 years ago
What are the best Steam Summer Sale deals? Each day for the duration of the sale, we'll be offering our picks - based on price, what we like, and what we think more people should play. Read on for the five best deals from day 4 of the sale.
Rare's the day we post about game soundtracks here, because by sheer coincidence every member of RPS was born without the ability to enjoy music at the same time as watching pixels flash, but I'll make an exception. Why? Oh, a combination of this one being a little bit special and my being hopelessly mired in the past, I guess.
4 years ago
Grim Fandango (official site) is considered the end of Lucasarts' imperial period (no pun intended): its first 3D adventure game, its last to be helmed by Tim Schafer, and arguably the most mature and character-focused offering from the Monkey Island/Day of The Tentacle/Sam & Max studio. Naturally, it was a commercial failure. 17 years later, and everything has changed. This Mexican folklore and film noir-influenced…