428: Shibuya Scramble
428: Shibuya Scramble is an Adventure, Visual Novel, and Single-player video game created by Chunsoft and published by Spike. The game takes place in the Shibuya ward of Tokyo where the story is presented using the combination of scrolling text, video sequences, and live action. It shares many gameplay and story elements with sound novel game Machi, released in 1998 by Chunsoft. In the game, the player partake in several events from the perspectives of a different protagonist, all serving in parallel with no knowledge. The story is set in the modern Japanese city, Tokyo, where characters are involved in the complex mystery that can’t be solved without interaction, and the plot is progressed by following clues discovered within the text of the game and accompanying video sequences. Depending on the choices of the player, several new scenarios become available, which lead the player to different outcomes and endings. There are over eighty-five possible endings, and the game introduces a cast of characters, including Achi Endo, Shinya Kano, Kenji Osawa, and more.
The Vortex: Quantum Gate II is a First-person Perspective, Adventure, Full Motion Video, and Single-player video game developed and published by Hyperbole Studios. The game is a sequel to The Vortex: Quantum Gate and takes the player in the cinematic journey of the protagonist, a young soldier named as Drew Griffin in the hostile world where he battles against enemies for his life. In the game, the player is capable of deciding the fate of the protagonist by making investigations and displaying emotions that will assist the player’s actions from the First-person viewpoint like other interactive movies. There are a series of levels, and the player needs to complete each one by solving the tricky puzzles. In the game, the player is able to freely move across the areas of the world to find items and use when needed. He can interact with NPCs using dialogues system and can collect information about the event. The Vortex: Quantum Gate II includes prominent features, impressive gameplay, and good visuals. Try it out, and it’ll entertain you.
Under a Killing Moon is an Adventure, Interactive Movie, Point-and-Click, and Single-player FMV video game developed and published by Access Software. The game acts as the 3rd title in the series of Tex Murphy based on Adventure games. The story follows the protagonist, a detective named Tex Murphy who discovers himself involved in the affairs of a dangerous cult. The game dramatically shifted the core gameplay of its predecessors by using the interactive 3D environments. In the game, the player as the protagonist can explore the landscape from a first-person perspective. The virtual world enables the player for full freedom of movement and searches for clues in every corner. Like previous games of the series, it takes place in the post-WWII San Francisco in the futuristic year 2042. After the event of devastation due to nuclear war, major cities have been reconstructed, though specific areas remain as they were before the war. The story follows the protagonist, who sets out to hunt for work after recently divorced from his wife named Sylvia. Other parts of the story will be unlocked as the player advances through the game. Check it out, and have fun.
Ripper is an Adventure, Point-and-Click, Interactive Movie, and Single-player video game relies on Full Motion Video elements. The game takes place in the fictional New York City in 2010, and the gameplay starts with an investigation of the recent murder of Renee Stein, who was a third victim of the serial killer called The Ripper. The player takes on the role of the protagonist named as Jake Quinlan, a reporter for the Virtual Herald, whom the serial killer sends a short message to detailing his murders. Along with the police, the player must find the true identity of The Ripper to save other citizens from being killed with the serial killer’s hands. After investigating the murder of Renee Stein, the player receives a message from the serial killer, who warns him that his beloved girlfriend will be the next victim, as she is gotten very close to finding his real identity. Now, as the protagonist the player must save the life of his girlfriend and uncover the identity of the serial killer. With thrilling storyline, addictive gameplay, and superb graphics, Ripper is the best game to play.
The Daedalus Encounter is an Adventure, Puzzle, Interactive Movie, and Single-player FMV video game created by Mechadeus and published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment. The game’s premise is that three different marines have battled as the part of the interstellar conflict. One of them has been brought back to the life by his companion after the brutal space accident, and now, he is a brand grafted in a system. The three characters and the player must solve all types of challenging puzzles to save themselves. Ariel Matheson, Casey O’Bannon, and Zack Smith are space marines who fought in the war. As the story advances, their spaceship is attacked by foes, and a hunk badly injures Casey. During the navigation, Zack and Ari get into the Central Hub comprises six doors in the hexagons’ shapes. They manipulate all the areas of the ship but don’t find any navigational controls. After that, Casey discovers how to manipulate the device in the room, activating the elevator which takes Casey including other space marines up and out of the Central Hub. With a compelling story, impressive gameplay, and beautiful graphics, The Daedalus Encounter is the wonderful game to play.
Harvester is a 1996 FMV, Adventure, Point-and-Click, and Single-player Interactive Movie video game developed by DigiFX Interactive and published by Merit Studios. The plot of the game revolves around the character named as Steve, who finds himself in the strange town in 1953, known as Harvest with a case of amnesia. Steve can’t remember anything from his past, and when he tells the inhabitants of the town that claims to be his beloved family, the people of town tell him what a kidder he is. The inhabitants of the town stress the protagonist to join the lodge, a huge building located at the town’s center that acts as the headquarters of the Harvest Moon. Now, the player must encounter the Sergeant at Arms, who informs him that he can find the answers to his all questions in the building. To get into the building, the player needs to join the Order of the Harvest Moon. But to participate, the player needs to complete a variety of tasks, ranging from vandalism to arson. With addictive gameplay, brilliant graphics, and super story, Harvester is the interesting FMV video game to play.
Contradiction: Spot The Liar! is an Adventure, Full Motion Video, and Single-player video game developed and published by Baggy Cat for Microsoft Windows and Mac OS. The game revolves around the protagonist, a detective named as Inspector Frederick Jeans who are trying to solve the complex case of suicide of Kate Vine in the Edenton’s village. In the game, the player controls Jenk, and the gameplay mainly focuses on interviews or interrogations with Non-player Characters. At the start, the player has a list of subjects which the can ask the interviewees about, and the answers of the characters are recorded as small snippets of information. The game enables the player to move freely across the village to find out the further clues which can be used by the player as subjects when interacting with other players. While exploring the environment, the player can use the subjects which detective has found at the certain points in the village to proceed with the story. Contradiction: Spot The Liar! relies heavily on recorded video. Contradiction: Spot The Liar! includes core features such as FMV Gameplay, Interrogate the Suspects, Exciting Story, and more. Check it out, and have fun.
The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker is an Adventure, Full Motion Video, Psychological Horror, and Single-player Simulation developed and published by D’Avekki Studios Ltd. The game comes with challenging gameplay, in which the player takes on the role of the psychiatrist, who is struggling to solve the murder case while treating the patients of the deceased Doctor Dekker, there is nothing as it seems. During the game, the player can type the question, and his patients will replay in Full-Screen Video. They also will have some questions for the player, but be careful what the player said. The words of the player will decide the fates of his patients and his own. There are over sixteen-hundred video responses available, and the player can input the text to ask the question from his patients. The game becomes complex as the player advances through it. The Infectious Madness of Doctor Dekker includes core features such as Multiple Stories, Multiple Endings, Suggested Questions, Achievements, and more. Check it out, and have fun.
Supreme Warrior is an Action, FMV, and Single-player video game developed and published by Digital Pictures. The game takes place hundreds of years ago in China, where the player is tasked with defending the magical mask. The person who wears this mask will be granted untold powers. According to the storyline, the antagonist named Fang Tu has half of the mask and struggle to get the half-mask of the player. The game revolves around fighting against Fan Tu’s minions, and the antagonist himself. In the game, the player commands the player throughout the game with a simple objective to kill the antagonist and his minion to maintain the peace in balance. To destroy the world and full his dreams, the antagonist needs all the mask, but the player is standing on his way to fend off him. The player has an opportunity to become the commander and show off his skills by rescuing the world from danger. With addictive gameplay, superb mechanics, and cool graphics, Supreme Warrior is the best game to play.
Dracula Unleashed is an Adventure, FMV, and Single-player video game developed by ICOM Simulations and published by Viacom New Media. The serves as one of the earliest titles to make heavy use of FMV (Full Motion Video) as its primary gameplay. In the game, the player takes on the role of the protagonist, a young Texas Businessman, Alexander Morris, who has come to London during the winter season of 1899 to discover the strange surroundings, involving the death of his brother ten years earlier. As the story advances, the player encounters an English woman named as Annisette Bowen, and the player becomes engaged to marry her. Due to their close relationship, the good friend of Quincey named as Lord Arthur Holmwood has proposed the induction of the player into the mysterious and exclusive Hades Club. However, the player soon finds out a part of the life of his brother and discover that Quincey Morris was a part of a team which demolished the legendary vampires. The player needs to complete several levels and solve the mystery to proceed through the game. Check out, and have fun.
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Volume II is an Adventure, Interactive Movie, and Single-player video game relies on Full Motion Video (FMV) developed by ICOM Simulations. The game acts as the sequel to Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective, released in 1992. It offers the similar gameplay to the first title, and it introduces three new complex cases to solve such as The Two Lions, The Pilfered Paintings, and The Murdered Munitions Magnate. The ultimate goal of the player is to solve the complex cases as the detective. The player receives a strange note on his door, leading him with his companion to interrogate the death of two lions who were a part of the animal show. At the same time, a strange, mysterious death appears that might connect the two cases. According to the 2nd case, the pair of beautiful paintings is stolen from the National Gallery a couple of days before they were to be uncovered to the public in a show. The game lets the player unleash his detective skills, solve complex mysteries to advance through the story and more. With addictive gameplay, superb mechanics, and cool graphics, Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective Volume II is the best game to play.
Night Trap is an Interactive Movie and Single-player video game developed by Digital Pictures and published by Sega for multiple platforms. The game is presented through the use of FMV (Full Motion Video), where the player takes on the role of the protagonist, an agent who is tasked to watch over teenage girls, visiting a house full of danger. During the gameplay, the player must struggle to watch the surveillance footage of the home and triggers deadly traps to capture the girls. In the game, the player freely can switch between different cameras to keep an eye over the girls. The player is guided by the police squad to watch the live footage of the house and save the guests. There are a series of challenging levels, and each level has a set of objectives that the player has to complete at any cost. The story of the game follows the five teenage girls, spending their weekend at the Martin home. With a compelling storyline, addictive gameplay, and dynamic sound effects, Night Trap is the best game to play.
Late Shift is an Adventure, Interactive Movie, and Single-player video game developed by CtrlMovie Ltd. The game serves as the high stakes Full Motion Movie crime thriller. The story revolves around the mathematics student, who must struggle to prove his innocence in the London heist, after being forced into the massive robbery of the auction house. The choices of the player will have a consequence from the start to the end. One small choice could change the entire result in the gameplay that can lead to one of seven different conclusions. How will the player decide to act when everything in the game is going against the protagonist? The player must take decisions for the hero of interact thriller while the movie keeps on running seamlessly. The game comes with multiple-optional storytelling such as one story, limitless storylines and seven different endings. During the gameplay, the player will experience the completely live action, interactive thriller, filmed in High Definition in London. Late Shift includes core features such as 180 Decision Points, Complete Live Action, Multiple Endings, and more. Check it out, and have fun.
Press X to Not Die is a Full Motion Video, Action, First-person Perspective, and Single-player video game developed and published by All Seeing Eye Games. The game focuses on the character, who finds his town in chaos. In the game world, everyone has gone mad and is just attacking each other. In the game, the player assumes the role of the protagonist, who must survive in the streets, find his beloved girlfriend, uncover the secrets behind the scene, and get the hell out of his town in the live-action interactive movie game. During the game, the player must press buttons because his life depends on it. There are over thirty-five minutes of footage available with amazing graphics, looking like real life. The game introduces twenty-nine unique way to die, and in the game, the player needs to uncover the secrets behind the madness in a dozen stories that reflect the player choices. There is a dynamic dialogue system available that built key spoken sentence on the fly to reflect the actions and performance of the player, offering for a dynamic experience in an interactive movie. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
Roundabout is a Driving, Full Motion Video, Female Protagonist, Action-Adventure, and Single-player video game created and published by No Goblin LLC for multiple platforms. The game revolves around the continuously rotating limousine which the player has to drive across an open world environment while accomplishing difficult objectives like picking up and dropping people off or locating collectible items. The game takes place in 1977, and the storyline revolves around the adventure of the female protagonist named as Georgia Manos, who is the world’s first limousine driver. The player must drive his vehicle around the inhabitants of the city on their daily needs. In the game, the ultimate task of the player is to pick up the passengers and drive them to their destinations to earn money. The vehicle of the player is constantly spinning in circles. To move across the city, the player requires to time the movement of his limousine with the constant rotation to curve around deadly obstacles, hurdles, building, etc. Roundabout includes core features, addictive gameplay, detailed graphics, and compelling storyline. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
Sherlock Holmes: Consulting Detective revolves around Interactive Movie, Full Motion Video, and Adventure elements, created and published by ICOM Simulations. The game offers exciting gameplay based on the tabletop book with the same name. It uses the live actors and puts the player in charge of the protagonist named as Sherlock Holmes and his partner named as Dr Watson, struggling to solve three complex crime cases by exploring different locations. The player needs to solve the cases by investigating the locations, listening to the sounds, and reading the dialogues between characters. The game starts with the player meeting a client and collecting clues about the case. After that, the player must visit the location or person, read the newspapers for evidence or interact with NPCs to investigate. The objective of the player is to unleash his inner detective, interrogate the suspects, and solve the mystery to advance through the game. The game will take the player back to the study of the protagonist and his partner where they will figure out the events that transpired, and Dr Watson will tell the player of his/her score.