To celebrate the 30th anniversary of cult classic game Night Trap, the BBC Archive has released unprecedented coverage of the iconic title. This includes interviews, behind-the-scenes footage, and more. The game, first released in 1992, saw players take on the role of a secret agent tasked with protecting five teenage girls from vampires. It was met with both critical and commercial success, despite its controversial content.
The BBC Archive coverage gives viewers a unique look at the game’s development, as well as insight into why it has remained popular for so long. It includes a retrospective interview with the game’s director, Tom Zito, who talks about the development process, the controversial content, and how the game has stood the test of time. It also includes never-before-seen footage of the game being developed, as well as interviews with the cast and crew.
The coverage also features interviews with fans of the game, who discuss their fond memories of playing Night Trap and why it has remained so popular over the years. Additionally, the BBC Archive coverage takes a look at some of the merchandise that has been released in conjunction with the game, from action figures to board games.
The BBC Archive’s coverage of Night Trap provides an interesting and engaging look at the game and is available now on the BBC Archive website.