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The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time  

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This is a list of the best full motion video games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated full motion video games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest full motion video games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these full motion video games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging full motion video games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new full motion video games.

You can rank all of these games, from Phantasmagoria to Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best full motion video games?" and "What is the greatest full motion video game of all time?"
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Phantasmagoria is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1996
Phantasmagoria is an interactive movie survival horror point-and-click adventure game released by Sierra On-Line and designed by Roberta Williams for Windows, MS-DOS and Macintosh. Made at the ...more
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The 7th Guest is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
JabonDix added 1993
The 7th Guest, produced by Trilobyte and originally released by Virgin Games in 1993, is an interactive movie puzzle adventure game. It was one of the first computer video games to be released ...more
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Black Dahlia is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1998
Black Dahlia is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game that was released on February 28, 1998 by Take-Two Interactive. The story, while fictional, is inspired by the real life ...more
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The 11th Hour is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
JabonDix added 1995
The 11th Hour is a 1995 interactive movie puzzle adventure game with a horror setting. It is the sequel to the 1993 game The 7th Guest. It was developed by Trilobyte and used a later version of ...more
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The Beast Within: A Gabriel Kn... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
Kabusan added Jan 01 1995
The Beast Within: A Gabriel Knight Mystery is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game released by Sierra On-Line in 1995. Unlike the first Gabriel Knight game, released in 1993, The ...more
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Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Fl... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1996
Phantasmagoria: A Puzzle of Flesh is also known as Phantasmagoria 2 and released as Phantasmagoria II: Fatal Obsessions in European countries. It is an interactive movie survival horror ...more
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Ripper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
Feb 29 1996
Ripper is an interactive movie point-and-click adventure game developed and published by Take-Two Interactive for Microsoft Windows. The game has a cast that includes celebrities such as ...more
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Sewer Shark is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1992
Sewer Shark is a first-person rail shooter video game, and is the first on a home console to use full-motion video for its primary gameplay. It was originally slated to be the flagship product ...more
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Time Traveler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1991
Time Traveler or Hologram Time Traveler is a stereographic laserdisc FMV arcade game released in 1991 by Sega and designed by Dragon's Lair creator Rick Dyer. It is called the "World's ...more
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Tomcat Alley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1994
Tomcat Alley is an interactive movie FMV video game developed by The Code Monkeys for Sega CD. It was the first, and only, Sega CD game to feature extensive full screen, full motion video. It ...more
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Steven Spielberg's Director's ... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
Adine added 1996
Steven Spielberg's Director's Chair is a simulation game created and published by Knowledge Adventure for Windows and Macintosh. It was released in 1996 in the United States of America. In the ...more
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Darkstar: The Interactive Movi... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
Darkstar: The Interactive Movie Nov 05 2010
Darkstar: The Interactive Movie is an interactive movie video game written, produced, edited, animated, and directed by J. Allen Williams, owner of the American animation studio Parallax Studio. ...more
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Super Adventure Rockman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1998
Super Adventure Rockman is an interactive-movie video game for the Sega Saturn and PlayStation in the original Mega Man series from Capcom. It was only released in Japan.
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Voyeur is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1996
Voyeur and Voyeur II were full motion video games released in 1993 and 1996 respectively. The first game was originally released as the "flagship" product for the short lived Philips ...more
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Solar Crusade is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1996
Solar Crusade is an on-rails FMV shoot 'em up designed and published by Infogrames Multimedia, created using Softimage 3D, and modeled on Silicon Graphics workstations hardware for the Windows ...more
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Quantum Gate is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1993
Quantum Gate is an interactive movie created by Hyperbole Studios in 1993 and published by the now defunct Media Vision Technology.. Quantum Gate sold over 100,000 units and was regarded as a ...more
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Slam City with Scottie Pippen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
1995
Slam City with Scottie Pippen is a FMV basketball video game developed by Digital Pictures for the PC and CD-ROM-based video game consoles such as the Sega CD. Scottie Pippen stars in the game, ...more
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Love Story is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
2000
Love Story is a Japan-exclusive adventure interactive movie video game developed by General Entertainment and published by Enix on April 27, 2000. It was the first Enix game published on the ...more
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Critical Path is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
Critical Path Jan 01 1993
Critical Path is a post-apocalyptic interactive movie adventure video game developed by Mechadeus and published by Media Vision Technology. Critical Path featured real time video which made it ...more
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Conspiracies II - Lethal Netwo... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Full Motion Video Games of All Time
Conspiracies II - Lethal Networks Mar 10 2011