Video Game Invasion: The History of a Global Obsession, with Tony Hawk (2004)

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Skateboarding icon Tony Hawk hosts this fascinating overview of the video game invasion, which grew from a hobby for computer mavericks to a multi-billion dollar industry. Starting with Pong in the early 1970s and... Tony Hawk hosts this fascinating overview of the video game invasion, which grew from a hobby for computer mavericks to a multi-billion dollar industry. Starting with Pong in the early 1970s and programmers like Atari maestro Nolan Bushnell, then exploring the craze on through the coin-operated madness of the 1980s and on into the home computer market with game masterminds like John Romero (Doom, Quake), this fun and fascinating documentary will provide any gamer with the historical perspective they need to bring a whole new appreciation to their favorite pasttime.



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