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Get ready for EVO with this great Fighting Game Community (FGC) documentary

EVO 2016 is set to take place from July 15-17 in Vegas again this year, and man does it look great. There are already over 4,000 Street Fighter V entrants, which already broke records with its 3,000 entrants earlier this year. Pokken is als...   read

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Watch a documentary on how cool Mighty No. 9 could have been

After all this time, waiting, and drama, Mighty No. 9 is out. And it's...okay! But this official documentary below (promised along with the Kickstarter campaign), shows what really could have been. As the video plays I'm glancing over ...   read

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Konami's 'Bodyhack: Metal Gear Man' documentary is available now

Further to an announcement that it would donate a new prosthetic limb to a gamer, Konami -- in partnership with the BBC -- has released a documentary following double amputee James Young and his “bodyhack” journey. Young lost bo...   read

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This Psychonauts making-of is a fun look at early Double Fine

After hearing that Double Fine was crowdfunding Psychonauts 2, the first thought to pop in my head was "Will there be another documentary?" 2 Player Productions did such a remarkable job capturing the studio's work on Broken Age and other p...   read

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A documentary style quest to obtain every NES game is now streaming on Amazon Prime

Previously available on-demand, Nintendo Quest is now streaming for all Amazon Prime members. In essence, it's a quest taken on by two people to obtain all 678 officially licensed games in 30 days. Along the way they'll encounter special gu...   read

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Documentary Telltale Games: Story Mode tells Telltale's tale

Telltale Games is a big deal these days. It employs over 300 people who work with huge franchises like Game of Thrones or Minecraft. But it hasn't always been that way. Released today, the documentary Telltale Games: Story Mode details the ...   read

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Upcoming film explores Japan's indie scene

I'm always searching for new documentaries, preferably ones that cover subjects, stories, or processes I don't yet know much about. As of last night, I have my eye on Branching Paths. It examines the growing independent video game scene in ...   read

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Watch the full Double Fine Adventure documentary for free

2 Player Productions has been following Psychonauts maker Double Fine for years now. Its documentary, Double Fine Adventure, tracked the crowdfunding and creation of Broken Age with exceptional depth. The twentieth and final installment is...   read

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I'm down for this documentary about Midway

"The one consistent theme throughout all of them was that they loved to party." With that, I'm down to watch Insert Coin, a documentary about Midway (Smash TV, NBA Jam, Robotron 2084) during its prime. Producer Josh Tsui, the face of Mortal...   read

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'To Be the Very Best' follows real Pokemon trainers

I’ve never paid much attention to the confusing world of competitive Pokémon. EV training, natures, actually caring about a Pokémon's stats... it all confuses me. However, a documentary currently on Kickstarter called&nb...   read


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The Hotline Miami Story covers the making of this trippy series

I still remember how the original Hotline Miami suddenly came out of nowhere and left an incredible impression on those who took a chance on it. It was such an unusual title. Its bright, vivid visuals, along with the overhead view of the e...   read

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It's official: Daniel Radcliffe really will star in GTA movie

The rumours were true -- Daniel Radcliffe really is going to star in the BBC's Grand Theft Auto documentary. "Game Changer" (a working title) (thankfully) will also star Bill Paxton in a 90-minute factual drama depicting the "controver...   read

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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 throughout. There's an a...   read

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The Players' Score

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 exclusive backer rewar...   read

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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 bands, and oth...   read

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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 is but a whisper...   read

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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 push toward or...   read

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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 video. I thi...   read

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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 might feel comfo...   read

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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 series that follows...   read

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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 Healey (Little B...   read

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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 spit them out. ...   read

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ET Atari landfill

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.  The ada...   read

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E.T. landfill

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 ...   read

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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 2 tournament T...   read

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