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    7:00 PM on 11.04.2014

    I didn't make it all the way through the Halo 2 documentary

    343 and Run Studios' hour-long Halo 2: Anniversary documentary is now up on YouTube. I enjoyed the first 20 minutes, a nostalgic look at the original game and its sequel with fun behind-the-scenes tidbits sprinkled throughou...

    Jordan Devore

    10:45 AM on 09.26.2014

    Destructoid's Dale North joins game music documentary Kickstarter as an exclusive backer reward

    A month ago, Dale highlighted a Kickstarter campaign for a documentary focusing on videogame music called The Players' Score. Today, filmmaker Kory Caldwell announced that our own Editor-in-Chief would be a part of an exclusi...

    Darren Nakamura

    10:31 AM on 08.26.2014

    The Players' Score: A Videogame Music Documentary

    The Players' Score: A Videogme Music Documentary comes from indie filmmakers Kory Caldwell and Keaton Slansky. Their goal is to explore game music's impact through interviews with composers, chip tune acts, cover artists and...

    Dale North

    3:00 PM on 08.14.2014

    This Japanese documentary goes inside Nintendo, Sega, Enix, and more

    This documentary takes a look at the state of these monolithic Japanese institutions circa 1995! It's hard to believe things have changed so much in just twenty years. NEC and Sega are no longer in the hardware game and NEC i...

    Brittany Vincent

    2:15 PM on 07.28.2014

    Game Over: Stories of E.T. and industry failures uncovered in new trailer

    You ever hear of game developers living like rock stars? That's what Atari was doing back in the '80s when it was on top of the world. Then E.T. happened, and well, it all went wrong very quickly. As part of Xbox's...

    Brett Makedonski

    4:30 PM on 07.11.2014

    What do you think about cut scenes?

    There are hard line stances against cut scenes ("cheating"!), Kojima considering them a natural outlet for all the movies he watched, and developers considering them one of many useful tools in this new Critical Path&nb...

    Steven Hansen

    5:00 PM on 06.26.2014

    This 'Flappy Game' mockumentary is probably spot-on

    Ah, video game documentaries. Love 'em or hate 'em, you can't argue they're still interesting pieces of film. You know what's even better? Documentary spoofs. And Dorkly's got one that hits a little closer to home than you m...

    Brittany Vincent

    2:15 PM on 05.22.2014

    See how two indie devs made a game in 48 hours

    Steam moving into distributing film projects that deal with game development is no surprise. After Indie Game: The Movie and Valve's own Free to Play film, we've got the first episode of Super Game Jam. It's a five-part seri...

    Alasdair Duncan

    5:15 PM on 05.01.2014

    Pixel Heart is a documentary/game featuring talents from Rez, Journey, more

    This is confusing, but cool. Pixel Heart is going to be a documentary that visits a bunch of talented, global folks in videogames -- Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Rez), Robin Hunicke (Sims, Journey), Edmundo Bordeu (Zeno Clash), Mark H...

    Steven Hansen

    8:00 AM on 04.29.2014

    Travel to EarthBound, USA in this fanmade documentary

    Don't spit out your Cup of Lifenoodles, but there's some interesting EarthBound news on the horizon. Fangamer and Jeff Benson, whom you may recognize from EarthBound Saga on YouTube, are collaborating on a movie! Now you can ...

    Brittany Vincent

    12:00 PM on 04.27.2014

    E.T. Atari cartridges found in New Mexico landfill

    The legends are true. This weekend in Alamogordo, New Mexico, excavators uncovered the mythical cache of E.T. Atari 2600 cartridges, which were long rumored to have been dumped in the desert during the videogame crash of 1983...

    Kyle MacGregor

    11:30 AM on 04.10.2014

    We're all invited to the Atari E.T. landfill excavation

    In 1983, Atari buried unsold E.T. the Extra Terrestrial copies in a landfill in Alamogordo, New Mexico. Now, it's (finally) being dug up and turned into a mini-documentary courtesy of Xbox Entertainment Studios. The event takes place April 26, 2014 and is open to the public. E.T. designer Howard Scott Warshaw will be there. Will you?

    Steven Hansen

    9:00 PM on 03.19.2014

    Dota 2 documentary Free to Play: The Movie released

    Produced internally at Dota 2 maker Valve, Free to Play: The Movie is a full-length documentary that tracks three professional gamers -- Dendi, hyhy, and Fear -- on their distinct personal journeys to the million-dollar Dota...

    Jordan Devore

    2:30 PM on 03.17.2014

    I have a good feeling about the documentary series Super Game Jam

    Filmmakers Daniel Oliveira Carneiro and Bram Ruiter are teaming up with publisher Devolver Digital for Super Game Jam, a monthly documentary series which pairs up notable independent designers for 48 hours of game making bas...

    Jordan Devore

    9:00 PM on 03.03.2014

    Industry vets talk controllers in Critical Path documentary short

    Critical Path is a documentary series featuring interviews with influential members of the videogame industry. In this episode, the topic of discussion is controllers and input. I found one section to be particularly interes...

    Jordan Devore

    4:30 PM on 02.28.2014

    Final DLC for the The Last of Us offers a new difficulty

    More The Last of Us content is on the way. Some of it now, some later. Heck yes! For those of you who have already cleared the game's Left Behind story DLC, there's "From Dreams," a new making-of video in the same vein as Are...

    Jordan Devore