Icons - Season 4

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Episode Guide

  • Game Makers - The Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones
    The Prince is back for one final time, but now he is being corrupted by some sort of inner demon or maybe even time itself. But through it all he continues to set things in the proper direction and save all that he loves. Game Makers presents a special look behind the scenes at the making of The Prince's final adventure in Ubisoft's The Prince of Persia: The Two Thrones.moreless
  • Game Makers - Gun
    Game Makers - Gun
    Episode 19
    11/3/05
    9.0
    The Old West was a raw and savage time of greed, murder and heroes who killed. Neversoft goes back to a time of lawlessness with their new release Gun.
  • Game Makers - Call of Duty 2: Big Red One
  • Game Makers - Spartan: Total Warrior
  • Game Makers - Ultimate Spider-Man
  • Game Makers - America's Army: Rise of a Soldier
  • Game Makers - Fantastic 4
  • Game Makers - Jade Empire
  • Game Makers - God of War
  • King Kong
    King Kong
    Episode 11
    12/12/05
    1.0
    Just in time for the release of the latest film remake, Icons looks at the current film as well as the history and saga of the biggest cinematic ape of all time, King Kong.
  • Xbox 360
    Xbox 360
    Episode 10
    12/4/05
    9.7
    For the release of the Xbox 360, G4 had 3.6 hours worth of live coverage counting down until it's midnight release. Icons was one of the G4 shows "incorporated" into the event. Icons covered the history of the Xbox 360.
  • NES
    NES
    Episode 9
    12/1/05
    8.5
    Coming December 1, 2005 Preview: Icons looks at the history of the Nintendo Entertainment System, or as gamers know it, the NES.
  • George A. Romero
    George A. Romero
    Episode 8
    10/31/05
    8.0
    Before, there was no gore. Hollywood scared us with Dracula, Frankenstein, and the Wolfman - all with fake accents. But George A. Romero changed all that. With the release of an independent film he and his friends put together, they started a revolution that pushed the limits of the horror film for all time. Just in time for Halloween, Icons looks at the life of George Romero and his series of Dead films.moreless
  • PlayStation
    PlayStation
    Episode 7
    9/8/05
    10
    In a time where two companies held the market in the video game industry, an underdog took the challenge to become a major player. Fueled by anger that came from a betrayal by Nintendo, Sony created their own console which would go on to dominate the video game console market. Tonight, Icons looks at the history of the Playstation.moreless
  • Ralph Baer
    Ralph Baer
    Episode 6
    6/9/05
    10
    Icons takes a look at the Father of Video games, Ralph Baer, and his journey from Nazi Germany to his work with the first video game system (no it wan't Pong) and the industry it created.
  • Star Wars
    Star Wars
    Episode 5
    5/12/05
    8.5
    It's rare that a movie could spawn so many video games. It's even rarer that the games are as good as the movie. The Star Wars francise has been a leader in the gaming industry since LucasFilm Games (now LucasArts) officially began producing their own Star Wars titles in 1991. Since then, the force has been strong for them on all consoles and all types of genres (flight sim, third person shooter, RPGs.) Icons tackles the huge task of interviewing the people involved in creating one of the most successful game titles ever.moreless
  • Tim Schafer
    Tim Schafer
    Episode 4
    4/28/05
    10
    "Crunch Time" is the term used in the gaming industry to describe the last phase of game testing, to make sure that the game will be released without gamecrashing bugs. Tim Schafer knows about Crunch Time. He's stepped out of the spotlight of the gaming industry for the past three years to form his own company and work on releasing Psychonauts. Icons looks at his past work at LucasArts on games like Secret of Monkey Island and Grim Fandango and his present work in the last frantic week of production on Psychonauts.moreless
  • Frank Miller
    Frank Miller
    Episode 3
    3/31/05
    8.4
    He began drawing comics by using folded typing paper, now he has become one of the biggest names in the comic book industry. He created Elektra, revamped the Caped Crusader and made his own city of sin into a movie. Tonight, Icons looks at the life of Frank Miller.
  • Splinter Cell
    Splinter Cell
    Episode 2
    3/3/05
    8.5
    Spy games have been around forever, but Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell has quickly become one of the most-adored and applauded stealth action series on the market today. Icons looks back at the previous two releases of the series and looks at the creation of the next adventure of Sam Fisher, Chaos Theory.moreless
  • Gran Turismo
    Gran Turismo
    Episode 1
    2/3/05
    5.5
    Gran Turismo, named after the European endurance races of legend, has dominated the racing game genre since the debut of its first game in 1998. Making it's name in the racing genre, Icons looks at the creation and future of this fast paced game from the mind of Kazunori Yamauchi.
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