Tender Loving Care was an experiment in interactive cinema while Privateer 2: The Darkening was an ill-fated Wing Commander spin-off. They were the only two games actor John Hurt ever performed in, but even the rich, rumbling tones of his English voice could do little to save either one.
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You may not know Evan Amos by name, but you've certainly seen his work: he's responsible for many of the clean product shots of video game consoles that you see on Wikipedia (and by extension everywhere else). Today, he's shared something very cool for fans of old Nintendo hardware.
The identity of Gogo, Final Fantasy 6's secretive mime, is one of the game's best kept secrets. Over the years players have surmised that Gogo was Daryl, the dashing airship pilot who crashed without a trace, or Emperor Gestahl, looking for redemption after Kefka destroyed the world. But there's a wild theory, based on false evidence, that was still the best by far: Gogo was deceased American politician Adlai Stevenson.
There has never been a good Akira game. There have been bad ones, however, and more interestingly, there have been cancelled ones like this Game Boy effort, the remains of which were recently bought by a video game collector and are somewhat playable.
Reminder: over a decade ago there was a proper Metallica video game in development. It never got very far — all we ever saw was a short trailer and some excellent concept art — but recently some footage of the game in action has been uncovered.