High Score (2020)

The BEST episodes of High Score (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

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

Last Updated: 4/14/2022Network: Netflix
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Level Up
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7.57
241 votes

#1 - Level Up

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired 8/19/2020

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

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Comeback Kid
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7.55
287 votes

#2 - Comeback Kid

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 8/19/2020

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.

Boom & Bust
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7.52
322 votes

#3 - Boom & Bust

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 8/19/2020

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.

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This Is War
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7.50
257 votes

#4 - This Is War

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 8/19/2020

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

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Fight!
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7.38
238 votes

#5 - Fight!

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 8/19/2020

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

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Role Players
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7.15
269 votes

#6 - Role Players

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 8/19/2020

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

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