Video Games: The Movie, a feature length documentary, aims to educate & entertain audiences about how video games are made, marketed, and consumed by looking back at gaming history and ... See full summary »
Follow three professional video game players as they overcome personal adversity, family pressures, and the realities of life to compete in a $1,000,000 tournament that could change their lives forever.
Although technology continues to evolve, a group of die-hard gamers refuses to abandon the classic arcade games of yesteryear. The 80's live on for these enthusiasts, who compete against ... See full summary »
A documentary that captures the greatest world record Tetris players as they prepare for the Classic Tetris World Championship. From the days of Thor Aackerlund and his historic victory at ... See full summary »
Experience recent designs for video games in the 21st Century. The developers, their peers and the world of support structures for these expose the magic explored in a number of games. ... See full summary »
The movie budget was achieved via crowd funding at the website Kickstarter. People who donated would get the movie after it was finished. See more »
When Tommy is mailing Microsoft, he's using a PC, but the full-screen pictures of the email client are of Apple Mail. See more »
[in a Skype-call with Tommy before release day]
I'll send out the press release, update the website, update my blog, update my Facebook, and call it a night... What are you going to do Tommy?
Uhh... What happened? I just fell asleep.
Yeah... uh... uh... What, what did you say?
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Video previews for a number of indie games are featured during the closing credits. Here are the titles of all the Indie games featured in order of appearance. Warp, Canabalt, Catapult for hire, Antichamber, Overgrowth, Alpha Squad, Caster, Gravity Hook HD, Arena, High flyer Death Defyer, Poidin, Xenonauts See more »
Great storytelling about the artist's struggle in video game
Telling the story of how to make a game by yourself by successful creators, and the life and problems that incur working without the financial support and security that a big company offers but also without the creative oppression so common in the mass media industry. Is especially commendable for non-gamer people and even game-haters that say things like "videogames are entertainment, not art nor beautiful": here you can see with your very eyes the same struggle that a painter, or a filmmaker has when its out of budget, out of time, etc... Very well made and well presented, almost empathic documentary. 7 of 10
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