Modern Marvels: Video Games - Behind The Fun
First there was Pong - then came Asteroids, Pac-Man, and Nintendo. With each new game, console, and technological enhancement video gaming has evolved into one of one of the worlds favorite leisure activities.
Since the mid twentieth century, video game designers have been pushing the boundaries of computing power to keep pace with the public's growing desire for greater realism, action, and excitement. In this indepth program, Modern Marvels explores the history behind these popular electronic games that have revolutionized entertainment over teh years. Hear from such pioneers as Richard Garriott, the creater of Ultima, about the breakthoughs that made the current world of jaming possible, and get an inside look into the undustry from such people as Neal Robinson of Sega and Trip Hawkins of the 3DO Company.
From Space Invaders to Dreamcast, Video Games: Behind The Fun is a fascinating look into the not so distant history of video games.