Browsing all articles tagged with FMV.

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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The 7th Guest

Anyone who entered into a software store around 1993 has probably heard of, or vaguely remembers, The 7th Guest. Its hype and sales roughly equal those of Myst, and probably would have remained just as legendary, if it hadn’t turned into something of a one-hit-wonder. Otherwise, 7th (I refuse to call it by its cutesy-ass […]

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Road Avenger

I have admitted before that I, your gallant reviewsmith, actually wasted money on a real Sega CD when it first came out. Point of fact, I still have it, in its original box, and I assume it still works. I still have it, because I can’t get anyone to buy it. Regardless, purchasing a Sega […]

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Star Wars: Rebel Assault

It had to happen eventually. The only thing LucasArts loved more than pimping out its Star Wars franchise, was staying on the cutting edge of technology. So when FMV became the new buzzword, you could have bet dollars to doughnuts that you’d be seeing an FMV Star Wars game. This is that game. In Rebel […]

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Tomcat Alley

Okay gentlemen, it’s time to face a fundamental truth. Something you learned from the age of five, and remains just as true today as it did then; Fighter jets are totally fucking awesome. Top Gun knew this. The Discovery Channel knows this, which is why they show those specials on them all the time. And […]

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Fahrenheit

If you don’t like interactive movie games, I can’t say that I blame you. There were far too many lackluster attempts made for the Sega CD. Just look down the scores of this site if you need names named. However, this does not mean the idea itself is completely flawed. If you can tolerate an […]

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