節目介紹 Introduction

在這個不為人知的故事中,個人的奮鬥激發了市值數十億美元的電玩產業興起。這部紀錄片由奧斯卡金像獎得獎導演丹尼爾榮格製作,講述了輝煌的創新、巨大的失敗以及大規模的自我競爭。這是一部長達50年、跨越多個年代的史詩,涵蓋了公司政變、工業間諜活動和一步之遙的巨大財富。紀錄片按時間順序排列,邀請了第一台主機的傑出發明者拉夫貝爾的兒子、雅達利的共同創辦人諾蘭布希內爾,以及遊戲產業的許多專家。紀錄片著重介紹軟硬體工程師、管理人員和他們彼此競爭時遵循的商業慣例,以成為我們今天所知道的遊戲大亨。
 
This is the untold story of the personal battles that gave rise to the multibillion-dollar video game industry. Brought to life by Academy Award® winning director Daniel Junge, this documentary is a tale of brilliant innovations, colossal failures, and ego-driven rivalries on a massive scale. It is a 50-year-long, multi-generation epic featuring corporate coups, industrial espionage and the promise of unimaginable riches being just one cartridge away. Told in chronological order and featuring the sons of the brilliant inventor of the first video game console, Ralph Baer, the co-founder of Atari, Nolan Bushnell, and many more experts in the gaming industry, this documentary highlights the programmers, engineers, management and business practices they followed to compete against each other and become the gaming tycoons we know today.