Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story Trailer Reveals The History of The Video Game Empire

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story

Nintendo has been a fixture for decades.

Many gaming systems have come and go. Gaming systems like Commodore, Atari, Intellivision, and Sega were a few notable companies. Nintendo managed to build its video game empire to become a fixture in the industry today—even still competing against the two video game console giants of Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox.

With its long company history and nostalgic fans, a five-part documentary Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story tells its full history of the Japanese company from its beginnings to the console juggernaut that it became today.

Here’s the full synopsis:

Playing With Power: The Nintendo Story peels back the curtain on the famously secretive Japanese company that would eventually take the global videogame industry by storm. Discover the humble beginnings of a gaming business that began many decades before the invention of television, and ride along the bumpy road of hits, misses, and wild ideas that turned Nintendo from a local playing card maker into a worldwide household name.

Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) narrated the documentary series. The story interviews included Nintendo personnel, industry experts, celebrities, including Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Alison Haislip (Attack of the Show!), Ron Judy (Nintendo of America co-founder), Nolan Bushnell (Atari co-founder), Tom Kalinskeand (former Sega CEO), Phil Spencer (head of Xbox), and more.

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The five-part series divides its story as:

*Episode 1 – Play Your Cards Right

*Episode 2 – A Trojan Horse

*Episode 3 – A Sleeping Giant

*Episode 4 – Forward Motion

*Episode 5 – Reset Button

For fans everywhere, the five-part original series will premiere for free on March 1 on Crackle streaming service.

Relive those Mario and Zelda days by making this a docuseries to watch.

Check out the trailer below. Let us know what you think.

Source: Crackle

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