What if you could control your favorite movie? If you were a part of the action? If you made the difference between success and failure, life and death?

Five teenagers have disappeared from a bizarre lakeside house. You are enlisted as a Special Control Attack Team agent trying to solve the mystery. You control hidden cameras in 8 different rooms. You control a series of traps in each room. Don't even think of messing up. Remember, people's lives are in your hands!

Release: 1992

Developer: Digital Pictures

Publisher: Sega of America

Type: Quicktime

Platforms: 3DO, DOS, Mac, Sega CD, Sega 32x CD



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Night Trap was originally developed by James Riley, Rob Fulop, and Tom Zito for the unreleased Control-Vision system (codenamed NEMO) which used VHS tapes instead of cartridges.

Star Dana Plato (Kelly) is known best for her role as Kimberly on the television show "Diff'rent Strokes."

Night Trap is infamous for its part in the 1990s Congressional hearings on video game violence. These hearings eventually led to the ESRB rating system.

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The Greatest FMV Game of All Time.

Kelli Medd..... Dana Plato

Victor Martin..... Jon Rashad Kamal

Lt. Simms..... J. Bill Jones

Written by..... James Riley / Rob Fulop

Directed by..... James Riley

  December 1992

Even non-Sega CD gamers should check out Night Trap to see the Sega CD's potential. The game is fascinating to watch, very entertaining, moderately challenging, and easy to play.

  March 1994

SCORE: 5 out of 10.     Read full review here.

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