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Published on November 1st, 2018 | by Genevieve Mc Bride

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Grim Fandango Comes To The Nintendo Switch

CELEBRATE DAY OF THE DEAD WITH GRIM FANDANGO REMASTERED ON SWITCH, AVAILABLE NOW

 

Plus Pre-order Grim Fandango PS4 Physical Edition & Vinyl Soundtrack Today

And Find Out More on The Upcoming 20th Anniversary Art Show

 

SAN FRANCISCO — November 1, 2018 – To celebrate its 20th anniversary, Double Fine Productions today launched Grim Fandango Remastered for Nintendo Switch. Fans can purchase the game right now at the Nintendo eShop for $14.99 and check out the new trailer here.

 

Additionally today, Double Fine Productions announced a 20th Anniversary Grim Fandango Remastered physical edition for PS4, along with Peter McConnell’s Remastered Soundtrack on Vinyl. Both items can be pre-ordered here and are in collaboration with premium collectibles company, iam8bit. An upcoming Grim Fandango art show, also in partnership with iam8bit, will debut on November 11 at Day of the Devs at The Midway in San Francisco and continue to run from November 14 through December 31 at PWNshop in Los Angeles. All ages are welcome and admission will be free. Those wanting to attend Day of the Devs can RSVP here.

 

“It’s been 20 years since I created Grim Fandango at LucasArts and boy, it was a journey to say the least. But knowing how much enjoyment it brought players, it was all worth it,” said Double Fine Founder, Tim Schafer. “The best part of releasing on Switch is that returning players can now take it on the go and we have a chance to show it to a whole new generation.”

 

Grim Fandango is one of the most acclaimed adventure games of all time, with unforgettable characters and a unique combination of film noir and Mexican folklore. Players jump in as Manny Calavera, travel agent at the Department of Death to help untangle him from a conspiracy that threatens his very salvation. The story has been remastered to look, sound, and play even better than ever.

 

The game is already available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita and Steam, as well as the App Store and Google Play.

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