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Navigational cinema is a technology found exclusively on high definition optical formats (Wikipedia:HD DVD and Blu-ray).

Developed by Wikipedia:Warner Bros., Navigational Cinema is a next-gen milestone that promises to allow users to choose between dozens of different storylines for a truly interactive viewing experience.

The first title to feature Navigational Cinema is the direct-to-video Wikipedia:Return to House on Haunted Hill which was released on October 16, 2007.

The style is now standard on a action/adventure and survival horror games such as Until Dawn (WP)

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Computer games were the first to allow the viewer to interact with the storyline, gaining them the name interactive movies. This genre was popular in the 1990s, but fell out of favor due to high costs, and the improvement in 3D graphic models.

Chris Crawford on Game Design says, since the player must process what is known and explore the options, choosing a path at a branch-point is every bit as demanding as making a decision in a conventional game, but with much less reward since the result can only be one of a small number of branches.[1]


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