Rise of the Video Game

Season 1 Episode 2

Level Two

Aired Wednesday 8:00 PM Nov 28, 2007 on Discovery Channel
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Level Two
Video game designers took advantage of improved processor and graphics technology to add recognizable heroes, from Mario and Zelda in the 1980s to more aggressive characters like Sonic the Hedgehog and the antiheroes of Grand Theft Auto. Among the interviewees are Trip Hawkins (co-founder of Electronic Arts), Al Lowe (the creator of Leisure Suit Larry), and Tim Schafer (creator of Full Throttle).moreless

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