From PONG to PAC-MAN and SUPER MARIO to LARA CROFT,
DOOM, GRAND THEFT AUTO and BEYOND...
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THE STORY OF THE VIDEOGAME REVOLUTION

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THE FILM

Written and Produced by Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton, based on their books, and Directed and Edited by Richard Goldgewicht.

This movie is the story of how an idea in 1972 changed the way the world plays games, forever.

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“Gameplay” is a feature documentary film on the history of videogames. Almost 5 years in the making the film spans the time from the technologies origins, to the birth of the arcade games, from “Pong” to “Pac Man” and “Super Mario” to “Lara Croft”, “Doom”, “Grand Theft Auto” and beyond and everything in between as it chronicles the remarkable story of the fastest evolving new media of all time.

The film features never seen before interviews with such videogame pioneers as Nolan Bushnell, David Crane, Noah Falstein. John Romero, Todd Howard and many more plus all of the iconic and groundbreaking games of the past 40 + years all tied together with original animation and graphics.

 

 


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Recent News & Updates from the Film

 

World premiere screening of the film!

World premiere of our Gameplay documentary will be at the NW Pinball and Arcade Show in Tacoma, WA, Saturday, June 7, 2014! The Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show! takes place

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(Vintage Games is…) An interesting and insightful trip down a gamer’s memory lane, focusing on titles that have become benchmarks in videogame history.

Didi Cardoso, Editor-in-Chief, Gamer's Intuition

INTERVIEWS INCLUDE

Those interviewed include Nolan Bushnell, John Romero, Todd Howard, Daniel Murray,
Darion Lowenstein, Eric Lindstrom, David Crane, and many, many more. The narrator is Cain Devore.

Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell

FOUNDER, ATARI
David Crane

David Crane

CO-FOUNDER, ACTIVISION
John Romero

John Romero

FOUNDER, ID SOFTWARE
Nolan Bushnell

Nolan Bushnell

FOUNDER, ATARI
David Crane

David Crane

CO-FOUNDER, ACTIVISION
John Romero

John Romero

FOUNDER, ID SOFTWARE

SOME FACTS

Here's a list of some key statistics related to the video game industry, some of which might really surprise you!

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The average age of a gamer

10.5

 billion in revenue

67

 % of US households that play

273

 million units sold

PREVIEW

GALLERY

Check out a few of the galleries from the film!
Choose a category below to view stills.

Some Film Stills from the Feature

Some of the many game shots in the film!

Animation from the film!

 

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The film has a Facebook and Google+ presence, although Armchair Arcade is also a great place to visit for more information on the film and the videogame industry.

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