mercoledì 18 novembre 2015

10 Video Game Documentaries Every Gamer Should Watch

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Indie Game: The Movie

Indie Game: The Movie

Indie Game follows the lives and struggles of Edmund McMillen and Tommy Refenes, the creators of independent game sensation Super Meat Boy, Phil Fish, who created the hotly-discussed puzzle-platformer Fez, and Jonathan Blow, whose game Braid is amongst the indie gaming world's original keystone titles. The film delves deeply into the incredibly intimate and time-consuming process of producing indie video games, as well as the philosophies and methods that separate these titles from mainstream works. Indie Game is available to watch on Netflix.

BlinkWorks Media

GTFO

GTFO

GTFO is a candid look at the gaming world's long and often-dismissed history with discrimination and misogyny, featuring the personal accounts, research, and opinions of several prominent female gamers and academics. You can purchase GTFO on iTunes.

Shannon Sun-Higginson

Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters

Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters

Ecstasy of Order charts the progress of several record-holding Tetris masters preparing to compete in the 2010 Classic Tetris World Championship, as well as their interactions and personal histories with the game and beyond. The film is available for purchase here.

Reclusion Films

Second Skin

Second Skin

Second Skin explores the popularity and effect of MMORPGs (Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games), such as World of Warcraft, focusing specifically on the questions: "Why do these gamers wish to assume new identities?" and "How has it impacted their lives?" You can buy Second Skin on Amazon.com.

Pure West Films


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