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As I've admitted more times than I can count, I'm part of the narrow subset of gamers who loves FMV games. It is, in fact, such a narrow subset that I'm the only game critic I know who's a member of it. It was with an understandable amount of incredulity then that I reported the news that one of my...

November 12th 2010 at 2:40pm 0 Comments
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The iPhone will add another title to its ever growing library of FMV games this week. Following in the footsteps of Dragon's Lair, Space Ace and Cobra Command, Brain Dead 13 will be added to the App Store this Friday by Digital Leisure. The game stars Lance, computer expert and '90s fashion victim,...

October 6th 2010 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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iPhone developer Revolutionary Concepts, responsible for the great port of the Data East FMV game Cobra Command, as well as Karate Champ and the original Frogger-like game Banzai Rabbit, announced plans for another refreshed FMV title: Road Blaster (also known as Road Avenger). Perhaps best known a...

August 14th 2010 at 3:00am 0 Comments
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The iPhone is the best thing to happen to FMV games since ... well, I can't think of anything good to happen to FMV games in the last ten years or so. Basically, the iPhone is one of the first portable platforms able to store and play the high-quality video that games like Dragon's Lair are known fo...

December 14th 2009 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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click to cross the drawbridge into Screenshots' LairFollowing the well-received (by us, anyway) iPhone version of Space Ace, another, better-known Bluth-animated FMV classic is headed to the platform -- a game that, unlike Heavy Rain, is Dragon's Lair. This time, EA Play is publishing the 1983 Cine...

December 5th 2009 at 5:00am 0 Comments
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For those of you who haven't already tired of our slavish devotion to lesser-known FMV shooters, we have some great news: The helicopter action of Cobra Command has finally made its way to the App Store. Now you could just buy it for $4.99 and be a better person for owning this odd little anomaly o...

December 2nd 2009 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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If you had asked us which modern gaming platform would become the home of laserdisc arcade games ... we wouldn't have guessed any mobile platform, much less a phone. But somehow, thanks to Space Ace and the upcoming Mad Dog McCree, the iPhone is the go-to platform for FMV. The latest game to be revi...

September 15th 2009 at 10:42am 0 Comments
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It's a magical, magical time to be a fan of full-motion video games. Just a day after we reviewed the Wii's new Mad Dog McCree: Gunslinger Pack, we get word from Digital Leisure that they're bringing the original campy pseudo-classic, Mad Dog McCree, to the iPhone later this summer.Hey, could FMV g...

July 22nd 2009 at 2:00pm 0 Comments