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Born for Wii: Grim Fandango

If spending your existence selling travel packages to the dregs of society sounds like a peculiar form of Hell, that's because it is -- quite literally. For Manny Calavera, life-after-death in the Land of the Dead is little more than a series of disappointing clients and missed opportunities. But...

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Today in Joystiq: May 16, 2007

Nothing flips our hearts and makes us tear up more than seeing our favorite posthumous travel agent Manny Calavera, with Meche Colomar, inked on this ultimate fan's arm. Kudos to you, good sir. Check out the highlights for today: Joystiquery Bungie, I am SO mad at you Joystiq Podcast 007 - Synergy...

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Today in Joystiq: February 22, 2007

Today's entry in the "LucasArts games we really, really miss" category comes from Captin Shmit. Day of the Tentacle was the first game that Tim Schafer helmed (he co-designed it alongside Dave Grossman). Schafer would go on to make Full Throttle (an autobiography), Grim Fandango (also an...

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Today in Joystiq: February 16, 2007

After we showed a picture of Q-bert yesterday, Sony revealed plans to put the retro game on its download service. Hoping there's some mystical power in these recaps, we present a picture of Manny Calavera from Grim Fandango as seen at last year's Dragon Con [Image Credit]. Schafer, Lucas Arts, you...

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Denzel as Master Chief and other dubious movie rumors [update 1]

1. IGN Filmforce is buzzing that "Oscar winner Denzel Washington is rumored to be up for the role of "Master Chief" in Fox/Universal's film version of the Microsoft/Bungie videogame sensation Halo ... according to movie news website, Dark Horizons. IGN failed to link it (it's the internet, guys) but...

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