Originally Posted by Q
If you convert them to 640x272, the game will still upconvert them, but they'll actually look better play more smoothly than the high-res movies because the engine won't down-convert them and then up-convert them again. That's why the high-res movies looked so bad and their playback in-game was so juddery.
Ah, well, I'm still getting the multi-second fade to black problem, so I'll keep trying to fix it.
Do you know of a way to do what I'm trying to do? Keep it at 640x272 without upscaling at all?