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Old August 24 2008, 10:45 PM   #39
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Re: The Force Unleashed demo impressions

captcalhoun wrote: View Post
what's a QTE?
Quick-Time Event. Popularized by Sega's Shenmue and originally used in Sega's (correct me if I'm wrong ) Time Traveler, the concept is of a cinematic that reaches a critical progression, at which point the player must act in order to continue the action.

In theory, it's not entirely different from the full-motion-video games that were terribly prevalent throughout the late '90s (Foxhunt?). The idea was better refined during the Shenmue series.
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