Night Trap: What Did Critics Think in 1992?

Two decades after its release, Night Trap remains one of the most controversial video games of all time. The full-motion video game starring Dana Plato (Diff'rent Strokes) sparked Congressional hearings and helped usher in an era of game ratings. These days Night Trap is little more than a punchline, but was that always the case? Could it be that Electronic Gaming Monthly, Sega Force, GamePro and other old school magazines actually enjoyed this reviled oddity? Find out now as we go back in time and see what old school critics thought of Night Trap!

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SolidGear31670d ago

I got this on Sega CD back in the day :3

realgame1670d ago

I'm getting a bit of nostalgia from them covers lol

CaptainCamper1669d ago

I think there are maybe 2 people that I've met my entire life that ever know what I'm talking about when I mention Night Trap.

I must've put 50+ hours into it but I don't think I ever got past the shower seen. Which is about 3 minutes in if I remember rightly lol Was terrifying at that age :D

Coach_McGuirk1669d ago

i wanted this game simply because of all of the negative press surrounding it at the time