Netflix Original High Score Details Golden Age of Games


Streaming now on Netflix is a six-episode docuseries called High Score that features interviews and segments from early video game creators. It covers the early growth of arcade games and home video games in the late 1970s and early 1980s – the Golden Age of Games.

Among those featured are Toru Iwatani, the creator of Pac-Man; Nolan Bushnell, co-founder of Atari; and Space Invadersmaker Tomohiro Nishikado. Charles Martinet, the voice of Mario, narrates the series.

Did you binge watch it over the weekend? Let us know what you thought! Send in a review or letter to the editor at [email protected] and [email protected]. What do you remember about the early years of the video game boom?


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