The BEST Episodes of High Score (2020)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 16, 2020

Network: Netflix

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

Comeback Kid

#1 - 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 7.58
227 votes
This Is War

#2 - 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 7.58
196 votes
Level Up

#3 - 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 7.56
171 votes
Boom & Bust

#4 - 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 7.55
258 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 7.45
171 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 7.24
201 votes