***Voted one of the Best Games of 2015 by the Apple's editoral team***
Something's rotten in the land of the dead, and you're being played for a sucker. Meet Manny Calavera, travel agent at the Department of Death. He sells luxury packages to souls on their four-year journey to eternal rest. But there's trouble in paradise. Help Manny untangle himself from a conspiracy that threatens his very salvation.
One of the most acclaimed adventure games of all time is now back, better than ever. Grim Fandango's epic story of four years in the life (or death) of Manny Calavera, travel agent to the dead, has been remastered to look, sound, and control even better than when it won GameSpot's Game of the Year award upon its original launch. Grim Fandango still stands as a classic of the genre, with unforgettable characters and unique combination of film noir and Mexican folklore.
*Requires OSX 10.9*
Remastered version includes
- Repainted, hi-res character textures
- New, dynamic lighting
- Classic score re-recorded with a full live orchestra
- Over 2 hours of exclusive developer commentary
- Concept art browser
Minimum System Requirements:
OS: OS X Mavericks (10.9.x) or later
Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4 GHz, AMD Athlon™ X2 2.8 GHz, or higher
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Graphics: ATI Radeon HD 4650 / NVIDIA GeForce GT 220 / Intel HD 4000 Graphics, or equivalent
Hard Drive: 6000 MB available space
Additional Notes: GPU that supports OpenGL 3.3 or higher
Ratings and Reviews
This was one of my favorite games back in the 90’s, so I had to buy the remastered version. It’s still gorgeous, the dialogue is still amusing, the story is still fantastic, and the game is still fun. There are points here or there where one might hope for a bit more resolution or less dithering, but I just chalk it up to retro-ness. I think the focus on Olivia as she recites the Grim Fandango poem in the Blue Casket is new — I don’t remember the camera panning around her Eurovision-style in the original. Another bonus: there’s no need to swap CD’s like back in the old days :)
Happy to see it is back!
My sons and I played this extensively in the 90s. They will still recite lines from it. I was glad to see it offered as a remastered version for Mac. Besides all the positive comments below about the story line, cleverness, charm of the characters, and artwork, do not miss the music. It is a real soundtrack—composed and performed by actual real, live, talented musicians—not all electronic—and I actually own the soundtrack as well. Overture and everything—pay attention to it as you play—it makes the enjoyment of this enchanting game even better.
Better than the original!
Back in the 1998 I reviewed Grim Fandango for the PC as a staff writer from the Miami Herald. I had a video game weekly review, (the only one at the time in newspapers) that I have high marks for it’s use of colors, dialogue, setting and just a game that you had to invest sometime into. Well worth it then and now! This game at the time used 2 CDs that you had to swap back and forth. I also interviewed the creators from LucasArts and also visited ILM and Skywalker Ranch. Bravo I hope more classic games from the 90s makes it to the mac real soon.
- Double Fine Productions, Inc.
- 4.2 GB
OS X 10.7 or later
- Age Rating
- Rated 12+ for the following:
- Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
- Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
- Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
- Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
- Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
- Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humor
- Grim Fandango © & ™ Lucasfilm Ltd. Todos os direitos reservados. Double Fine Productions e o logotipo Double Fine são marcas registradas exclusivas da Double Fine Productions, Inc. Todos os direitos
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