High Score: A new documentary series, High Score made its debut on 19 August on Netflix. This show shows us the history of gaming through its golden age. The series shows us the years from the era of Pac-Man to Doom.
The director and executive producer of High Score are France Costrel and Melissa Wood respectively. The series was able to cover events such as the fall of Atari, the rise of Nintendo, the 90’s wars between the consoles, and the upbringing of the online and 3D gaming in the six episodes. It was a huge task for the show to complete this challenge.
Also, one of the episodes in the series looks into the Mystery House, which was launched on Apple II back in the year 1980. It was the first graphical adventure game.
Other episodes in the series give us a glimpse of the online multiplayer games like the Doom. Doom was especially the pioneer for digital distribution network play and mod support.
This series also looks into the downfall of arcade machines. They revisit the rising and lowering of various video games in the gaming industry over the three decades. They also featured candid interviews with the personalities you may or may not know.
High Score is a complete treat for the gaming enthusiasts out in Netflix. This documentary added the signature music and sounds in order to draw your attention. Apart from all these, the thing that has been loved the most is that they have added the important contributions of the folks in the industry whose names might not be even known to you.
High Score is now available on Netflix. There are six episodes in this series. Each episode has a runtime of 38 to 47 minutes each.