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In the 1990s, Atari dedicated itself to FMV for PC and Atari Jaguar, with a format called GameFilm, which promised interactive movies with seamless scene transitions and options that did not result in dead spots. immediate, but branched out the story and affected the final score. The first GameFilm, Caves of Fear, was completed but not released, while American Hero was filmed but never adapted into a game. The entire line was canceled, a victim of the Jaguar's commercial failure.
Retro publisher Ziggurat Interactive and developer Empty Clip Studios have revived American Hero, restoring it and reclaiming lead actor Timothy Bottoms for additional voice acting. Bottoms, the star of The Last Picture Show who also played George Bush in That's My Bush !, appears alongside Daniel Roebuck of The Fugitive and Musetta Vander, who played Lady Elara in Dune 2000 and the substitute teacher who turns out to be a mantis. woman in that episode of Buffy.
In American Hero, Bottoms plays a former intelligence officer named Jack who is retiring in response to a plot to drop a "mind control virus" on the Los Angeles water supply. . Jack has to protect a scientist who cares for the virus and allegedly uttered a bunch of terrible coatings. Well, we live with hope.
"With American Hero, we tried to balance the preservation of the original vision of the project with the editorial restoration as long as the game's resources were incomplete," said Empty Clip Studios CEO Matt Shores. "We believe this was the best approach to resurrecting the game and allowing players the opportunity to experience a title that was never released to the public."
American Hero will be released in the summer of 2021.