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  1. 'Grim Fandango' creator Tim Schafer on the adventure-game revivalRead the original story w/Photo

    19 min ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Today's a pretty big day for video games. Sixteen years after its original release, the classic LucasArts adventure game Grim Fandango is finally available for purchase after having effectively disappeared from shelves.

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  2. Grim Fandango Remastered is a flawed remake of a considered masterpieceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ars Technica

    ... as a comedy tool. Grim Fandango was the last adventure game Schafer worked on as part of the now-defunct LucasArts, and its commercial failure represented the end of a golden age for the genre, cementing the game's legend in certain circles. Grim ...

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  3. Digital archeology: How Double Fine, Disney, LucasFilm and Sony resurrected Grim FandangoRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Polygon

    ... In time, like all retail products, new boxes arrived and demanded shelf space. To those who hadn't purchased LucasArts' PC adventure game, Grim Fandango effectively disappeared. Despite its official unavailability, Grim Fandango remained in the ...

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  4. Electronic Arts Inc. Soars on Strong Holiday SalesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    Wilson's efforts to transform the video game publisher produced strong returns for investors, as Electronic Arts shares doubled in 2014. The rally continues: In after-hours trading on Tuesday, Electronic Arts shares rose more than 4% following the release of its third-quarter results.

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  5. Star Wars alum Ewan McGregor is reluctant about new lightsaberRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    New England pummeled by Juno as storm dumps THIRTY INCHES of snow and causes flooding in Massachusetts, but NYC is spared Vanderbilt student 'was thrown out like a piece of trash' after four football players were finished raping her, say prosecutors as they wrap up closing arguments 'I have 24 hours left to live... the pilot has even less': Japanese hostage says ISIS will execute him and Jordanian airman unless jailed female terrorist is released in new video Michelle is not impressed: The First Lady does not look happy to be meeting Saudi king as members of his entourage refuse to shake her hand Children return to the streets of Kobane after ISIS are driven out of their home town following four months of fighting... which has reduced half of the city to rubble Pinned down by bloodthirsty ISIS executioners and screaming for his life, campaigners in Syria release footage of latest man ... (more)

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  6. 'Birdman' Galifianakis, Carrie Fisher debut weight loss at SAG, skinny on celebsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Zach Galifianakis and Carrie Fisher premiered thinner selves at the Screen Actors Guild awards. UPI, on Jan. 26, showed a downright skinny Galifianakis .

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  7. Grim Fandango Remastered & More Star Wars Games on GOG.comRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Blue's News

    GOG.com announces the release of Grim Fandango Remastered for Windows, OS X, and Linux, offering an updated edition of the LucasArts classic. This is also available on Steam and probably elsewhere as well.

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  8. Electronic Arts Earnings: What to WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

    A year earlier, EA posted earnings of $1.26 a share on an adjusted basis, and lost $1 a share on a GAAP basis. The company in October said it swung to a profit in the second quarter from a year earlier.

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  9. Chris Weitz to write stand-alone Star Wars movieRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | National Ledger

    Chris Weitz is to write the stand-alone 'Star Wars' movie. The 45-year-old director - who's worked on a wide range of high-profile films, including 'About a Boy' and 'The Twilight Saga: New Moon' - is set to script the Gareth Edwards-directed movie, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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  10. 'Star Wars' star in Surrey for 'Flash' TV shootRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Now Newspaper

    Mark Hamill and other actors run through a scene prior to filming of an episode of the TV series The Flash at Surrey City Hall on Friday . Photo: Gord Goble Mark Hamill and other actors run through a scene prior to filming of an episode of the TV series The Flash at Surrey City Hall on Friday .

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  11. Ewan McGregor says he hasn't been asked at all to be in the new Star Wars franchiseRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    'I'm still waiting for the call!': Ewan McGregor says he hasn't been contacted to be in the new Star Wars franchise It seems that the live action stars of Episode I-III were the only ones not be asked back for the new Star Wars franchise. Ewan McGregor - who played a young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy - says he hasn't had any contact from director J.J. Abrams at all since the new films were announced.

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  12. Ewan McGregor waiting on Star Wars callRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | RTE.ie

    Ewan McGregor has revealed that he is still waiting to be contacted about appearing in Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens . 43-year-old McGregor played the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in the prequel trilogy to the original Star Wars between 1999 and 2005 and he says: ''I'm still waiting for the call! Seriously .

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  13. Carrie Fisher shows off 40-pound 'Star Wars' weight loss at SAG AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    Carrie Fisher unveiled her stunning 40-pound weight loss while presenting a lifetime achievement award to mom Debbie Reynolds at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Carrie, who has been treated for bipolar depression, joked about her mental health issues on stage.

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  14. Ewan McGregor waiting for Star Wars callRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Ewan McGregor hasn't been contacted about appearing in 'Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens' but doesn't think it will be possible for him to return anyway. The 43-year-old actor portrayed the young Obi-Wan Kenobi in prequel trilogy 'Episodes I to III' - which were released between 1999 and 2005 - but he has not been asked to be a part of 'Episode VII: The Force Awakens' and doesn't even know whether it would be a possibility.

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  15. Grim Fandango Remastered reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Eurogamer

    ... of the Tentacle. For the most part, it deserves that. Main character Manny Calavera in particular is easily one of Lucasarts' finest creations; a grim reaper/travel agent for the dead on a four year journey through the underworld in search of the ...

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  16. 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Oscar Isaac Reveals J.J....Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | International Business Times

    Harrison Ford's injury while filming for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" made headlines, not only because it confirmed the actor's involvement in the sequel, but it also somehow delayed the production by weeks. Fans and crew were reportedly worried over the actor's condition then.

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  17. The Seedy Side Of The Star Wars UniverseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Kotaku

    We saw his abandoned work on Star Wars 1313 back in 2013, but today we'll be looking at his whole portfolio, including some newer Star Wars stuff . To see the larger pics in all their glory , click on the "expand" button in the top-left corner.

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  18. Carrie Fisher flaunts 40-pound Star Wars weight loss with mom Debbie ReynoldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Examiner.com

    Carrie Fisher unveiled her stunning 40-pound weight loss while presenting a lifetime achievement award to mom Debbie Reynolds at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Carrie, who has been treated for bipolar depression, joked about her mental health issues on stage.

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  19. Electronic Arts Could Post A Massive Q3 BeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seeking Alpha

    "Dragon Age" shipped more than 3M copies in Q3, while "FIFA" and "Madden" have been delivering impressive unit growth since their Q2 release. In my initial article on Electronic Arts , I explained that FY15 Q3 was unlikely to impress as the company displayed a pretty weak holiday lineup compared to FY14 Q3 .

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  20. Bringing out the Dead: Tim Schafer reflects back on Grim FandangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Eurogamer

    ... 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 ...

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