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Ghosts Is a New FMV Horror Game That Only Truly Works at 10pm Each Night
Ghosts Is a New FMV Horror Game That Only Truly Works at 10pm Each Night
An FMV horror game called Ghosts has been revealed, and it'll only be playable in its intended form at 10pm every night.
Ghosts promises to be FMV horror, only good
Ghosts promises to be FMV horror, only good
Imagine Night Trap if it didn't suck.
Previously PlayStation-exclusive FMV thriller Erica heading to Steam
Previously PlayStation-exclusive FMV thriller Erica heading to Steam
Erica, the formerly PlayStation-exclusive interactive live-action thriller from developer Flavourworks, is heading to Steam on 25th May. Initially released on PS4 back in 2019 as a PlayLink title before making its way to iOS earlier this year, Erica tells the story of the eponymous Erica Mason (played by Holly Earl) who finds herself embroiled in a murder investigation after receiving something sinister in the mail. As events unfold, Erica is forced to revisit the events of her youth in order to uncover the truth - with players helping guide the narrative in new directions by interacting with objects or choosing how to respond to the action at various junctures along the way. Read more
Former PS4 exclusive Erica hits PC in May
Former PS4 exclusive Erica hits PC in May
It’s an FMV thriller set in a weird mansion.
I spent a surreal night with the Great Gatsby in an interactive Zoom play
I spent a surreal night with the Great Gatsby in an interactive Zoom play
Seize The Show, an interactive Zoom-based play, is like the weird pandemic equivalent of an FMV game.
Valve refuses to sell pick-up artist FMV game Super Seducer 3 on Steam
Valve refuses to sell pick-up artist FMV game Super Seducer 3 on Steam
Valve won't sell Super Seducer 3 on Steam. The company has now kicked the Super Seducer 3 Steam page, which had amassed nearly 62,000 wishlists, off its platform. Super Seducer 3 is an FMV game where you use multiple choice methods to win dates with women. Read more
FMV Title I Saw Black Clouds Eyes Up A Switch Release On March 30th
FMV Title I Saw Black Clouds Eyes Up A Switch Release On March 30th
Wales Interactive's latest game gets an extended trailer. Wales Interactive is well known for publishing interactive movie-games on Switch.
How perfect timing turned Titanic: Adventure Out of Time into a '90s FMV smash hit
How perfect timing turned Titanic: Adventure Out of Time into a '90s FMV smash hit
This Titanic adventure beat James Cameron to release by a year, but ended up riding the movie's wave to great success.
FMV gem Erica is now on the App Store
FMV gem Erica is now on the App Store
Erica, the PS4 FMV thriller I really liked, is now available on the App Store.
The Hollywood-obsessed FMV games of the '90s were weird as hell
The Hollywood-obsessed FMV games of the '90s were weird as hell
Gaming's early attempts to to taken seriously by Hollywood produced some delightfully awkward gems.
Crapshoot: FMV 'classics' The 7th Guest and 11th Hour
Crapshoot: FMV 'classics' The 7th Guest and 11th Hour
We're rerunning Richard Cobbett's classic Crapshoot column, in which he rolled the dice and took a chance on obscure games—both good and bad.
The dark art of Noctropolis, the most gorgeous FMV game you've never played
The dark art of Noctropolis, the most gorgeous FMV game you've never played
How an aborted Twin Peaks game, a bizarre trip to Hollywood, and '90s comic art coalesced into an unforgettable adventure.
Cult FMV Shooter Corpse Killer Is Shambling Towards Your Nintendo Switch
Cult FMV Shooter Corpse Killer Is Shambling Towards Your Nintendo Switch
And we're getting physical versions, too. Originally released on the Mega CD back in 1994, Digital Pictures' Corpse Killer was, like stablemates Night Trap and Ground Zero: Texas, based on FMV sequences with very limited player interaction – yet it gained a cult following over the years that culminated in a remastered edition for PS4 and PC in 2019. That version is now getting a release on Switch as Corpse Killer: 25th Anniversary Edition, thanks to developer Screaming Villains.
The Man Behind Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Is Working On A Follow-Up, But There's A Catch
The Man Behind Silent Hill: Shattered Memories Is Working On A Follow-Up, But There's A Catch
"The market has hit a point where these kinds of games actually make sense". Sam Barlow's stock has risen sharply in recent years thanks to the award-winning FMV titles Her Story and Telling Lies, but back in 2009, he was employed at Climax UK as the lead writer and designer on the Wii exclusive Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, a horror title which has since gone down as one of the most unique games for Nintendo's million-selling home console. Barlow kicked things off with a rather cryptic tweet regarding a potential successor to the original game, which broke new ground by removing the player's ability to engage in combat: Read the full article on nintendolife.com
John Wick: Hex creator’s new game is cyberpunk Solitaire with FMV and Greg Miller
John Wick: Hex creator’s new game is cyberpunk Solitaire with FMV and Greg Miller
Over the course of his illustrious career, game designer Mike Bithell has made us care deeply for the plight of abstract shapes, captivated us with faceless robots, and let us plan out gun-kata scenes for the Baba Yaga himself.
Bithell Games' next side project is solitaire with spies, supervillains and FMV cutscenes
Bithell Games' next side project is solitaire with spies, supervillains and FMV cutscenes
Start rebuilding your spy agency in The Solitaire Conspiracy this October.
Thomas Was Alone Creator Announces a Solitaire Game With a Story Campaign
Thomas Was Alone Creator Announces a Solitaire Game With a Story Campaign
Bithell Games has announced The Solitaire Conspiracy, a solo card game with a near-future storyline and FMV cutscenes.
Gamer Girl Developer Removes Trailer And Marketing Materials Following Online Backlash
Gamer Girl Developer Removes Trailer And Marketing Materials Following Online Backlash
"Online abuse is real and is still happening every day". Wales Interactive has pulled the announcement trailer for its upcoming FMV title Gamer Girl following a backlash online. Revealed last week, the game places you in the role of a livestream chat moderator who must guide the choices of novice female streamer Abicakes99 while tracking an unknown online predator who is stalking her. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Wales Interactive quietly pulls announcement for FMV game about female streamer abuse
Wales Interactive quietly pulls announcement for FMV game about female streamer abuse
Publisher says Gamer Girl was designed to raise awareness of the toxicity women face online
This FMV game trailer was so poorly received the publisher took the whole announcement back
This FMV game trailer was so poorly received the publisher took the whole announcement back
Gamer Girl was the subject of both serious criticism and jokes, as well as some genuine curiosity.
Moderate A Streamer's Chat In Gamer Girl, Coming To Switch This September
Moderate A Streamer's Chat In Gamer Girl, Coming To Switch This September
A "multi-branching" live-action game. Wales Interactive and FMV Future have revealed Gamer Girl, a new live-action FMV game headed to Switch this September. The game is said to be the first live-action title to have been entirely improvised by the cast, in a production style similar to The Blair Witch Project and Paranormal Activity.
Danganronpa creator's FMV mystery Death Come True releases this month
Death Come True is an FMV game from the creator of Danganronpa, coming July 17
Death Come True is an FMV game from the creator of Danganronpa, coming July 17
The first game from Danganronpa creator Kazutaka Kodaka's new studio Too Kyo Games, Death Come True, will arrive on Steam on July 17. A sci-fi mystery FMV game, Death Come True was written and directed by Kodaka, and it looks to be a pretty interesting twist on the FMV format. The thrust of the story is that a young man has woken up in a hotel room with no memory of how he got there, with a woman he doesn't recognize.
Rise of the Tomb Raider, Erica are July's PlayStation Plus games
Rise of the Tomb Raider, Erica are July's PlayStation Plus games
PlayStation Plus is ten years old today! And what's occurring to mark this auspicious occasion over at Sony? Why, it's revealed the next batch of games to be included as part of the service this July, and here they are now: Rise of the Tomb Raider, NBA 2K20, and FMV adventure Erica. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration is, of course, the second entry (plus DLC) in developer Crystal Dynamics' three-game re-imagining of the classic Tomb Raider franchise, and does, by and large, offer more of the same as its predecessor.
Her Story and Telling Lies dev Sam Barlow teases
Her Story and Telling Lies dev Sam Barlow teases "ambitious" new game
Sam Barlow, the developer behind acclaimed FMV narrative mysteries Her Story and Telling Lies, has begun to tease his next title - the enigmatic Project Ambrosio. Barlow unveiled his latest effort in a tweet yesterday - marking the fifth anniversary of Her Story - alongside a link to the game's newly unveiled, and not entirely revelatory, Steam page. Head over to Valve's store and you'll be confronted with a heavily redacted description of the game, presented as some kind of timeline, a disparate collection of enigmatic images and video clips, and not a lot more.
Dark Nights with Poe and Munro review — Before the dawn
Dark Nights with Poe and Munro review — Before the dawn
The Shapeshifting Detective's radio hosts Poe and Munro get involved in six short, macabre FMV adventures -- and you may want to tag along.
Doktor Dekker devs continue their FMV spookings today in Dark Nights With Poe And Munro
Doktor Dekker devs continue their FMV spookings today in Dark Nights With Poe And Munro
The low-key FMV revival continues today in Dark Nights With Poe And Munro, a new FMV adventure from the gang behind vid ’em ups The Infectious Madness Of Doctor Dekker and The Shapeshifting Detective.
Deathtrap Dungeon is the museum of 80s trad fantasy you didn't know you needed
Deathtrap Dungeon is the museum of 80s trad fantasy you didn't know you needed
OK, time for a classic palaeontology opener metaphor, I’m afraid.