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High Score Season 1 Episodes

Season 1 Episode Guide

Season 1

6 Episodes 2020 - 2020

Episode 1

Boom & Bust

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 45 mins

Atari brings video games directly into the home with a new cartridge system until things go awry amidst a widely publicized product failure. Meanwhile, Pac-Man and Space Invaders vie for dominance in the arcade scene.

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Episode 2

Comeback Kid

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 45 mins

The gaming world welcomes Nintendo, a former playing card manufacturer out of Japan, who experiences significant success with its flagship game Donkey Kong.

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Episode 3

Role Players

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 45 mins

Role-playing digital computer games change the face of gameplay for at-home gamers, taking a cue from the popular board game Dungeons & Dragons, to put control over the narrative into the gamer's hands.

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Episode 4

This is War

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 45 mins

Sega, a new company on the scene, experiences significant success with its character Sonic and the Genesis console system. Meanwhile, John Madden strikes a bargain with the company Electronic Arts.

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Episode 5

Fight!

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 45 mins

Mortal Kombat and Street Fighter usher in a new genre of battle-oriented gameplay until the media begins to denounce the influx of graphic violence into gameplay, which appeals largely to children.

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Episode 6

Level Up

Wed, Aug 19, 2020 45 mins

Doom introduces the concept of a gaming network as Nintendo's Star Fox introduces 3D gameplay, with Wolfenstein 3D capitalizing on the technology to create the first-person shooter game.

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