Excerpt: Grim Fandango is a classic that is not only among the greatest adventure games ever made but also among the greatest stories ever told. It is rare for a game to maintain an everlasting eminence such that it can still best more contemporary titles year after year.
Summary: This is a wonderful game! Grim Fandango brings spectacular graphics, sound, and gameplay to your computer. With a plot worthy of a movie script, you will certainly be entertained for hours on end.
Excerpt: Frankly, I waited a long time to buy Grim Fandango because I was put off by the game box. The art on the box looks so stylized and the game's vision so intensely personal as to seem almost freakish. I mean, a game about skeletons?
Excerpt: Lucas Arts' Grim Fandango already earned some lauds from other gaming publications and I hate to be the one to tarnish what may become another Myst. Grim Fandango does contain a captivating atmosphere with a certain film noir meets Antonio Banderas quality.
Summary: Adventure game designers face a difficult task. The genre is by its very nature linear and serves primarily to tell stories, but without puzzles, there's no game. Combining these two elements is the challenge.
Excerpt: retro or what! I just bought this a couple of days ago. I am a huge fan of the Monkey Island games, and as this is from the same developer, I thought I would give it a try all I can say is WOW!
Pros: A truly classic game, funny, amusing and challenging
Cons: identification system takes a bit of getting used to