Bringing out the Dead: Tim Schafer reflects back on Grim Fandango

"Grim Fandango has finally been re-released after being stuck on CDs since its October 1998 launch. Never available for console or digital download, many thought the cult classic would remain a rare collector's item for adventure game enthusiasts. When a special edition of LucasArts' arguably best-known adventure, The Secret of Monkey Island, came out in the summer of 2009, it led many to believe that Grim Fandango would follow. Yet years went by without so much as a whisper of a re-release. When Disney acquired Lucasfilm on Grim Fandango's 14th anniversary in 2012, many thought it was a lost cause. Disney is notorious for its family-friendly fare, so a tale of crime and corruption with liberal use of drinking, smoking and sexual innuendo didn't exactly fit the house of mouse's modus operandi."

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PCGamingNoobs1179d ago

"Don't get me wrong, if this game just blows up and everyone is talking about Grim, we'd think about it," he adds. "But I always thought if we went back to that world it would be maybe new characters."

Best part of the interview.....there is still hope for a sequel of some sort.