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#266610 - 01/22/08 01:34 AM Best game videos
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When i start playing a game, the first thing i notice is the video at the begining of the game. Furthermore if the game has also videos while you playing is for me ideal especially when these videos are remarkable regarding their texture. In general i think that the videos in every game help you to understand the story and the meaning of the game.
Which is/are the best game video(s) that you remember?

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#266626 - 01/22/08 03:38 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Volkana]
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I thought the vidios in next life were good

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#266636 - 01/22/08 04:27 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: dragonuk44]
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I like the videos in the Tomb Raider series of games. They are really cool.
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#266642 - 01/22/08 04:37 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Kaki's Sister]
Volkana Offline
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I don 't remember for the old ones but from Anniversary were indeed very good
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#266651 - 01/22/08 04:50 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Volkana]
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I still replay the old ones and they are still great games.
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#266659 - 01/22/08 05:09 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Kaki's Sister]
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Must add Mystt had some nice vidio scenes to

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#266686 - 01/22/08 06:46 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: dragonuk44]
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If you don't just want to be PC specific. I like a lot of the PS2 game movies.
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#266772 - 01/22/08 09:19 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Cathy1]
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I really liked the videos from Still Life and the Syberia series.
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#266791 - 01/22/08 09:57 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Butcher]
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The videos from Paradise were great too. I liked the feature that let you view them apart from the game, once you had triggered them.

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#266796 - 01/22/08 10:01 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Becky]
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Probably Indigo Prophecy. Stunning.
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#266823 - 01/22/08 10:36 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: nickie]
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I recall immediately being drawn into The Moment of Silence with the opening video. That and the cutscenes were really done well.

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#266845 - 01/22/08 11:27 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: JKEerie]
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Same as Butcher, I think the videos from Still Life and Syberia I & II are excellent: the former for their sheer impact, the latter for their beauty.
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#266857 - 01/22/08 11:42 AM Re: Best game videos [Re: Rushes]
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Oblivion PS3 - better than the movies and is fascinating. Maybe PC game the same - when it prompts "press start" don't and wait a bit, be patient.
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#266899 - 01/22/08 12:59 PM Re: Best game videos [Re: Yankee Clipper]
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There are SO many great games that have great opening movies...I can't even begin to list all the ones I like!! wow!

Phantasmagoria and Gabriel Knight Beast Within have great openings.....
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#266917 - 01/22/08 01:39 PM Re: Best game videos [Re: Liz]
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I really liked the opening videos in Dead Reefs, Black Mirror and Post Mortem. They all had that wow moment for me.
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