The BEST Episodes of High Score (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 12, 2020

Network: Netflix

Traces the history of classic video games, featuring insights from the innovators who brought these worlds and characters to life.

This is War

#1 - This is War

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

Sega's Genesis console and its speedy new character, Sonic, hit the market. Electronic Arts kicks off a partnership with football legend John Madden.

star 7.64
129 votes
Comeback Kid

#2 - Comeback Kid

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

A Japanese playing card company called Nintendo enters gaming and hits it big with Donkey Kong, then later takes over home gaming with the NES.

star 7.61
163 votes
Boom & Bust

#3 - Boom & Bust

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

Space Invaders and Pac-Man lead an arcade craze, while Atari's cartridge system dominates home gaming until a high-profile failure sparks a downfall.

star 7.57
201 votes
Level Up

#4 - Level Up

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

Nintendo goes 3D with Star Fox. Wolfenstein 3D popularizes the first-person shooter format, while Doom ups the ante with networked gaming.

star 7.51
107 votes
Fight!

#5 - Fight!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

Street Fighter and Mortal Kombat give rise to the head-to-head fighting genre, but the increasing graphic violence in games brings controversy.

star 7.50
109 votes
Role Players

#6 - Role Players

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Aug 19, 2020

Inspired by Dungeons & Dragons, adventure and role-playing computer games introduce unprecedented levels of choice and complexity to players.

star 7.29
138 votes