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The Video Game Years

Season 1

The Video Game Years are here! The show that examines the history, culture, and oddities of video game history will have you learning, laughing, and scratching your head as it examines what has transpired in gaming's past! This is the height of video game history with the 1980s! It includes topics such as Atari, Nintendo, Pac-Man, Mario, arcade games, and the infamous Video Game Crash of 1983!

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1. The Video Game Years - 1980

Topics in this episode include PacMan, Monaco GP, Atari Breaks Out, Centipede, Battlezone, Sierra Online, Berzerk, Broderbund, Missile Command, Rogue, Tempest, Nintendo Game & Watch, Warlords, Zork & Infocom, Rally X, Rise of the Arcades.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 50 minutes Release date: 30 October 2012
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2. The Video Game Years - 1981

Topics in this episode include Frogger, Lady Bug, Entex, Galaga, IBM PC, Intellivision Games, Defender, Atari vs KC Munchkin, Donkey Kong, Qix, Kaboom, Venture, Atari Intellivision War, Ultima & Wizardry, Turbo, Tabletop Games, Yars' Revenge, Ms PacMan

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 1 minute Release date: 11 March 2013
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3. The Video Game Years - 1982

Topics in this episode include Atari 5200, Burgertime, Q*Bert, Pole Position, Commodore 64, Joust, PacMan & E.T. on Atari 2600, Jungle King, Tron, MS Flight Simulator, Popeye, Colecovision, Donkey Kong Jr, Choplifter, Sinistar, Gaming Magazines, Mr Do, Adventurevision & Arcadia, Robotron 2084, Pitfall & Activision.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 1 minute Release date: 11 October 2013
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4. The Video Game Years - 1983

Topics in this episode include Elevator Action, Starcade, Tapper, Jumpman, Congo Bongo, Famicom/SG1000/MSX, Dragon's Lair, Keystone Capers, Crystal Castles, Electronic Arts, Donkey Kong 3, Mappy, Spy Hunter, Star Wars: The Arcade Game, Kangaroo, Mario Bros, Track & Field, Ultima III, WarGames, Discs of Tron, Game Piracy, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Journey, Joy Sticks, Krull.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 2 minutes Release date: 29 March 2014
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5. The Video Game Years - 1984

Topics in this episode include Marble Madness, Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Tag Team Wrestling, Warner Bros Sells Atari, Star Force, Karateka, Pac-Land, Paperboy, Cloak & Dagger, Circus Charlie, Babbage's, Kung-Fu Master, Summer Games, H.E.R.O., Space Ace, Lode Runner, Nintendo Vs System, Elite, Karate Champ, Punch-Out!, The Last Starfighter, Return of The Jedi, King's Quest, Cobra Command.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 59 minutes Release date: 10 June 2014
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6. The Video Game Years - 1985

Topics in this episode include Commando, Ultima IV, Ring King, Nintendo Entertainment System, Hang-On, Amiga, Carmen Sandiego, Super Mario Bros., Space Harrier, Clu Clu Land, Twin Bee, Silent Service, Ghosts & Goblins, Gauntlet, The Bard's Tale, Section Z, Excitebike, The Oregon Trail, Gradius, F-15 Strike Eagle, City Connection, Temple of Doom, Gun.Smoke, Hogan's Alley, Yie Ar Kung-Fu.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour Release date: 19 August 2014
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7. The Video Game Years - 1986

Topics in this episode include Sega Master System, Arkanoid, Gumshoe, Jackal (Top Gunner), Out Run, Starflight, PlayChoice 10, Alex Kidd, Atari 7800, Gunship, Chiller, Rampage, Fantasy Zone, Mighty Bomb Jack, Rolling Thunder, Legendary Wings, Urban Champion, 720 Degrees, Double Dribble, Life Force, Side Pocket, Super Sprint, Balloon Fight, Space Quest, Defender of the Crown.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 56 minutes Release date: 23 October 2014
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8. The Video Game Years - 1987

Topics include Legend of Zelda, Castlevania, Metroid, Mega Man, Double Dragon, Mike Tyson's Punch-Out, After Burner, Rad Racer, PacMania, Leisure Suit Larry, Wizards & Warriors, Shinobi, Top Gun, Maniac Mansion, Goonies II, 1943, Atari XE, Rygar, Earl Weaver Baseball, Alien Syndrome, Kid Icarus, Operation Wolf, LJN Games, Police Quest, Roadblasters, Pro Wrestling.

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 59 minutes Release date: 24 March 2015
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9. The Video Game Years - 1988

Topics include Contra, Metal Gear, Anticipation, Adventure Island, Castlevania II Simon's Quest, Ghostbusters, NARC, Pool of Radiance, Zelda II The Adventure of Link, Blaster Master, RC Pro Am, Phantasy Star, Bionic Commando, John Madden Football, Bubble Bobble, Cabal, T&C Surf Design, Nintendo Power, Golgo 13, Double Dragon II, Blades of Steel, Super Mario Bros 2, RBI Baseball, Skate or Die!

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 3 minutes Release date: 5 August 2015
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10. The Video Game Years - 1989

All this and much more! Game Boy, Tetris, Friday the 13th, Sega Genesis, A Boy and his Blob, Quest For Glory, Duck Tales, Shadowgate, Captain N, Super Mario Super Show, Populous, Hard Drivin, Turbo Grafx, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Baseball Stars, Dragon Warrior, Atari Lynx, Power Glove, Golden Axe, Wrestlemania, Prince of Persia, Tecmo Bowl, Super Mario Land, Bomberman, Sim City, Ninja Gaiden

Subtitles and Closed Captions Language: English Runtime: 1 hour, 19 minutes Release date: 26 October 2015
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