Browsing all articles tagged with FMV.

Who Shot Johnny Rock?

I shoulda known the game was trouble when I saw the Sega CD logo stamped on the case like a lipstick kiss from a cheap hooker. I knew it was fulla FMV, and what can I say? I’ma sucker for tryin’ ta find a good Sega CD game. But what I didn’t expect, was a […]

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Night Trap

If you haven’t heard of Night Trap, you probably weren’t playing games in the 90s. It was this game and Mortal Kombat that set up the Congressional hearings on video game violence, and this was the most mis-represented of the collection they showed. It also represented a fortuitous save for Digital Pictures. They shot all […]

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Phantasmagoria 

Phantasmagoria

Roberta Williams’ big-budget go at making movies interactive features light gameplay and limited story, and some of the vilest murders you’ll ever see.

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Star Trek: Starfleet Academy – Chekov’s Lost Missions

Being a guest instructor at Starfleet Academy is hard. You’re only human (presumeably), you’re volunteering your time on a hectic schedule, and you’re always rushing between hair-dye jobs in a valiant attempt to make you look as young as you did when you became famous. So, you’re bound to lose some missions from time to […]

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Star Trek: Starfleet Academy

Interplay had just come off of two Star Trek home-runs – 25th Anniversary and Judgment Rites – and were probably feeling pretty good. So good, in fact, that they started hyping and making feature promises for the next two Trek games, although they weren’t even on the path to production yet. “Secret of Vulcan Fury” […]

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The Lawnmower Man

Remember virtual reality? What pretty reasonably looked like the future of modern computing ended up being little more than a 90s fad. But what a fad it was. I remember playing at a mall kiosk, goggles, gloves and all. I bought a book/CD combo filled with examples of up-and-coming virtual reality engines. You’d load the […]

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