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Do you know what _this_ is?

Sure, Her Story is great and all, but what if you want a classic cheesy FMV murder mystery game, full of scenery chewing and dodgy programming? Then you're in luck! Created by a Tim Follin, a long time video game composer, Contradiction: Spot the Liar! has spawned a bit of a cult following on the video game site Giant Bomb after Giant Bomb East did a Quick Look and was then so engrossed they recorded a supplemental Quick Look and is now continuing their playthrough as a premium feature (paywalled). The actors and producers have noticed the attention and have responded in kind, recording thank you videos and vines. They even (with the help of community members) managed to prank the GBeast podcast. [more inside]
posted by kmz on Jul 28, 2015 - 10 comments

Her Story: A game about a 20-year-old crime

In June, 1994, a man goes missing. His wife makes a series of interviews with police. Those interviews form the basis of the recently released title Her Story, an FMV-style game that tasks the player with digging through hours of video to determine what happened, and how, and why. [more inside]
posted by ZaphodB on Jun 29, 2015 - 65 comments

Cybermania 94: The Ultimate Shame Awards

Ever wanted to watch a video games award show from 1994 hosted by Leslie Neilson and Jonathan Taylor Thomas? Well, your extremely questionable prayers have been answered (single two hour youtube link, stick around for all the commercials and a very early appearance by Will Arnett)
posted by Shadax on Mar 15, 2013 - 75 comments

The Definition of a Full Motion Video Game, Prior to the Kinect

In the early to mid 90s there was a trend in video games to use newfound CD processing capabilities to make interactive movies. These were called Full Motion Video Games (wiki), and they are cataloged by the site FMV World. In addition to a blog, it also has writings about FMV games, systems that play the games, some recorded play-throughs, and a list of games from 1991 to present. [more inside]
posted by codacorolla on Feb 23, 2011 - 23 comments

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