Shaffer‘s Double Fine Productions was acquired by Microsoft in 2019. Although these titles were previously remastered, this is the first time they will be available on the Xbox family of consoles.Grim Fandango Remastered is often called one of the best games of all-time, winning several awards following its original 1998 launch (including Best Adventure Game from IGN PC). It stars Manny Calavera, a skeleton travel agent for the dead who must guide recently deceased souls through the afterlife.
Day of the Tentacle Remastered is a sequel to 1987’s Maniac Mansion about three associates who should work collectively to cease an enormous purple tentacle from taking up the world.
Lastly, Full Throttle Remastered is a dystopian story about Ben Throttle, the chief of a biker gang who’s framed for homicide and should clear he and his biker gang’s names.Shaffer and his crew at Double Tremendous are presently engaged on Psychonauts 2, which was delayed earlier this 12 months to 2021.
For extra on these basic titles, take a look at our retrospective of Grim Fandango and a glance again at Day of the Tentacle.
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