Tag Archives: fmv

Why Full Motion Video Was Horrible on Sega CD

Looking back today Full Motion Video games on the Sega CD are quite painful to play. Not just because most are rather horrible, and I like the genre so that is saying something, but because of the video quality. Some

Five Retro Full Motion Video Games that Push the Genre

Full Motion Video was supposed to be the revolutionary genre of the, then, incoming CD-ROM world. I am talking about the 80’s and early 90’s of gaming. A time when Sega fought Nintendo’s iron grip on gaming with innovative ideas,

So Bad It’s Good – Dracula Unleashed Redeems Sega CD Full Motion Video

Okay, full motion video games seem to get a bad rap by the majority of gamers.  No matter what it is, when it was released or who starred in it, gamers like trash talking full motion video (FMV).  It is

Sega Saturn Gets Lunacy – Today in Retro Gaming  – May 31st, 1997

Ah, full motion video (FMV) games.  How the world loves to hate you.  Lunacy was not your typical FMV game.  The events here are played out with animated video rather than actors.  Yeah, it is pre-rendered animation but it is

Game Hack: Zelda III Receives Update with FMV Cut Scenes and CD Quality Sound

That headline is not misleading, the original Legend of Zelda III: A Link to the Past on Super Nintendo has received an update by fans that includes Full Motion Video (FMV) cutscenes and CD quality audio.  This is all accomplished

Kickstarter: Night Trap Revamped, it is Full Motion Video and it is Pretty Cool, Seeks Funding

Anyone that has been in gaming from the early days, or at least the late 80’s, will probably remember a time when gaming tried to go Hollywood. What this meant was, actors/actresses and real world stuff was used in more

Night Trap To Make FMV Miracle Return

Anyone that was gaming in the early to mid 1990’s will probably remember the Full Motion Video (FMV) craze that hit gaming. It is funny though, this craze was much older than that, in fact by the time Night Trap