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I Am Street Fighter filmmakers creating documentary series Outerlands

Area 5's newest project is a documentary-style series called Outerlands. The group of filmmakers are taking to Kickstarter to fund the first six-episode season of the show, requesting $210,000 by February 15 to produce it. The team has already raised over $25,000 towards its goal. While Outerl...

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GOG.com celebrates 5 years, looks at the past to shape its future

It's been five years since GOG.com (Good Old Games) launched, though the team spent over a year prior working in secret, preparing for launch. This is just one of the many factoids dropped in the mini-documentary above chronicling the rise of the DRM-free classic games service. A lot of the vi...

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Gran Turismo 6 gets Red Bull challenge, Mario Andretti's Hornet (Update)

A free update for Gran Turismo 6 has given players two new cars and a challenge in which to test their mettle - and their metal. Included in the 1.02 update for the game are the Red Bull Racing Kart and Red Bull X2014 Junior, as well as the Red Bull X Challenge. The challenge, as described by ...

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Atari 2600 excavation documentary exclusive to Xbox in 2014

An upcoming documentary focused on the video game industry crash of 1983 and the subsequent burial of thousands of unsold Atari cartridges will launch exclusively on Xbox in 2014, Microsoft announced this week. Canadian film production company Fuel Industries plans to head up an excavation of a ...

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The Binding of Isaac turns 2, celebrates with sale and documentary

The Binding of Isaac has turned 2 years old, but it's gamers that get the birthday presents. For one day, The Binding of Isaac is $1 on Steam, an 80 percent cut from its usual $5 price tag. In addition, the creators of Indie Game: The Movie have released on YouTube a 30-minute excerpt from their do...

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Gran Turismo documentary announced

Sony has announced a documentary film based on the Gran Turismo racing series. Gran Turismo creator Kazunori Yamauchi showed off the first trailer for the documentary at the Jalopnik Film Festival held in the Classic Car Club Manhattan in New York. Directed by Tamir Moscovici, the film revolve...

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Capcom officially uploads I Am Street Fighter documentary to YouTube

Capcom has made sure-you-can (get it?) watch the 72-minute Street Fighter documentary, I Am Street Fighter: 25 Years of Inspiration, with YouTube's first non-pirated copy uploaded to the Street Fighter YouTube page. The documentary, created by Area 5 and originally released as part of the Stree...

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'The Power of Glove' is a feature-length Power Glove documentary

Filmmakers Adam Ward, Andrew Austin and Paula Kosowski have taken it upon themselves to chronicle the creation and impact of one of the most infamous video game peripherals of all time, the Power Glove. Their film, The Power of Glove, is a feature-length documentary built upon interviews with ...

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Video Games: The Movie achieves funding, gets on those stretch goals

Video Games: The Movie aims to be the first in-depth, full-length documentary about the video game industry and culture, and it just passed its Kickstarter funding goal of $60,000 with 19 days remaining. It's stretch goal time. If Video Games: The Movie reaches $80,000, the team will hire a cele...

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Arcade documentary '100 Yen' launches on DVD

For those of us unable to pop into a nearby Taito Station, the film "100 Yen" sounds like the next best thing, and without some guy angrily making an "X" shape with his arms when you try to shoot photos. The documentary film features a series of interviews illustrating the evolution of arcade cult...

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