Gaming documentaries

Free to Play

Gaming Presenter 2014

The 2014 Free to Play documentary film produced by video game company Valve follows three gamers as they compete for a life-changing prize: $1,000,000.   The film takes a close look at the lives of Benedict "hyhy" Lim, Danil "Dendi" Ishutin and Clinton "Fear"[...]

The History of Nintendo

Gaming Presenter GAMEARANG 2014 Unrated

GAMEARANG presents The History of Nintendo, a feature-length documentary film which explores the history of the iconic Japanse company from its early days in the gaming day through 2014.

Atari: Game Over

GamingTechnology Presenter Zak Penn 2014 Unrated

Atari: Game Over, a 2014 gaming documentary by American screenwriter Zak Penn about the North American video game crash of 1983.   In the film, a crew digs up all of the old Atari 2600 game cartridges of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial" that were tossed into a landfill in the 1980s[...]

Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics

TechnologyGaming Presenter Stuart Brown 2014 Unrated

Pixel Pioneers: A Brief History of Graphics: This short documentary by Stuart Brown examines the history of graphics in gaming. Starting from the early days of gaming back in the 1970's, when it was the best thing since sliced bread to be able to move a dot across the screen, right-up-until 2014[...]

The Making of Fallout 3

GamingTechnology Presenter Bethesda 2008 Unrated

A documentary exploring the making of the third installment of the insanely popular apocalyptic strategy game series Fallout. The Making of Fallout 3 features behind the scenes footage, concept art and was only made available to people who had purchased the collectors edition of the game.[...]

Remaking the Legend - Halo 2: Anniversary

Gaming Presenter Halo 2014 Unrated

Remaking the Legend - Halo 2, is a Halo documentary made for the 10 year anniversary of the epic second game in the series as 343 Industries re-work it for a re-release onto the Xbox One console. Documentary film makers have been given unprecedented access to the development team which gives a[...]

The History of Call of Duty

Gaming Presenter GamerSpawn 2011 Unrated

Call of Duty is a first person shooter series historically produced by game developers, Infinity Ward, Treyarch and Sledgehammer games. This game franchise helped bring to light the new non-linear style of playing that has become so popular that today it is what a gamer expects from a game[...]

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang

Minecraft: The Story of Mojang, a documentary that explores the history of the computer game Minecraft  and how it came to be one of the most popular sandbox games in history. Minecraft was originally started by Swedish game developer Markus Persson Mojang along with Carl Manneh and Jakob[...]

The History of Final Fantasy

Gaming Presenter Unknown 2011 Unrated

In this documentary we explore the history of the famous computer game series Final Fantasy. The story begins with the formation of Square co in Japan the mid nineteen eighties, a company with the intention of creating the best science-fiction fantasy game the world had ever seen. This was no easy u[...]

The History of Grand Theft Auto

The story of one of the most iconic game series of all time; Grand Theft Auto. In this documentary we take a look behind the scenes of Rockstar games who made a game that was like no other game back in the mid 1990’s, it had no fixed path and it could be completed non-linearly. It was also how[...]

Game Over: Kasparov and the Machine

Man VS machine. This documentary is about the famous chess game between Garry Kasparov who at the time was considered by many to be the best chess player in the world and the IBM built super computer named “deep blue”. The computer was designed and built in 1996 with the specific in[...]

The Celebrity Millionaires of Competitive Gaming

Gaming Presenter Matt Shea 2014

Now adays there are more people playing League of Legends than there are people living in France. So with this documentary Vice look inside this rapidly expanding world of competitive gaming.  Matt Shea flew to South Korea a country where ‘eSports’ can make you rich and famous or[...]

Video Games: The Movie

Gaming Presenter Jeremy Snead 2014

Video Games: The Movie: This feature-length documentary aims to educate and entertain audiences about the entire process of how video games are made and marketed. Unlike many gaming documentaries, this documentary attempts to answer the question of what it means to be a 'gamer'. 

The Supergamers

Gaming Presenter Dan Howell 2016 Unrated

The Supergamers: A documentary which looks into the community of e-gamers which have pretty much been invisible to the outside world until now. The film follows three gamers who are all at different stages of making it to the top of the sport and looks into one summer season of gaming located a[...]