Full-motion video games are love ‘em or leave ‘em, and most left a long time ago. There are some out there who actually enjoy them all, and those who have an open mind are sure to find a few that they might *gasp* like! Psygnosis’ Microcosm is one title that tends to split people right down the middle, so read our full review and see where you stand.
Articles written by: Jonathan Dogey
Hey look! It’s another version of Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure. I guess the 32X version was collecting dust in some ancient 16-bit temple somewhere, but we finally tracked it down for a review. If you’re really a nit-picker and need to know the differences between all three versions, now’s your chance! Read the full review and hope we don’t find a Master System version with Power Base Converter for a review!
The short-lived Sega Club brand encompased a few scant cartridges, and it even managed to make its way to the Sega CD before disappearing entirely when Sega made the jump to the Saturn. Among its offerings was Kids on Site, an FMV title that had children working at a construction site and using heavy machinery to complete different tasks. A bit too simple for the older set, the kiddies at least had the chance to squash someone with a steam roller. Wait… what?
When you think full-motion video games, only one piece of hardware comes to mind: the Sega CD. It boasts perhaps the largest selection of FMV titles, and not all of them are as bad as their reputation would have you believe. Some are actually pretty fun, even funny. Take Wirehead, for example. Cheesy and full of groan-inducing moments, it’s humorous enough to keep you engaged until the end.
Mario Kart for the SNES opened up a whole new racing genre, one companies have been trying to excel at for more than a decade. At one time, it seemed like every company with a mascot got in on the kart rage, and Core Design threw its hat into the ring with the Chuck Rock-inspired BC Racers. A game that should have been a showcase for the new 32X, it instead fell victim to the same dull and uninspired gameplay that plagued most of the other contenders to Mario’s crown. We’ve a full review of it, so grab a club and read on!