High Score Season 1
S01 E01Aug 19, 2020
Boom & Bust Aug 19, 2020 Space Invaders and Pac-Man lead an arcade craze, while Atari's cartridge system dominates home gaming until a high-profile failure sparks a downfall.
S01 E02Aug 19, 2020
Comeback Kid Aug 19, 2020 A Japanese playing card company called Nintendo enters gaming and hits it big with Donkey Kong, then later takes over home gaming with the NES.
S01 E03Aug 19, 2020
Role Players Aug 19, 2020 Inspired by Dungeons & Dragons, adventure and role-playing computer games introduce unprecedented levels of choice and complexity to players.
S01 E04Aug 19, 2020
This is War Aug 19, 2020 Sega's Genesis console and its speedy new character, Sonic, hit the market. Electronic Arts kicks off a partnership with football legend John Madden.
S01 E05Aug 19, 2020
Fight! Aug 19, 2020 Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat give rise to the head-to-head fighting genre, but the increasing graphic violence in games brings controversy.
S01 E06Aug 19, 2020
Level Up Aug 19, 2020 Nintendo goes 3D with Star Fox. Wolfenstein 3D popularizes the first-person shooter format, while Doom ups the ante with networked gaming.