If you like gaming or even if you don’t like but want to know why so many people spend their time playing a game, these are some documentaries you should watch to get to know this new but old world:
1 – More than a Game
by Thomas Hewett and Jack Abbot, this documentary tells the story of two Street Fighter professional players, motivated by the adrenaline of competitiveness.
2 – NoseBleed
by Victor Saumont, focused on two poker players when they take a break from High Stake games to play at World Series in Las Vegas.
3 – Second Skin
by Juan Carlos Piñeiro Escoriaza, Victor Piñeiro Escoriaza and Peter Brauer, à vida de sete computer gamers cujas vidas foram transformadas pelas interações em jogos online como o World of Warcraft, Second Life ou Everquest, que permitem que milhões de utilizadores interajam em espaços virtuais.
4 – Ecstasy of Order: The Tetris Masters
Ecstasy of Order follows the life of some record breaking Tetris players preparing to compete at Tetris World Championship 2010.
5 – World of Warcraft: Looking for Group
by Blizzard, this documentary unveals the story of the building, developing and the creator’s influence in the game. Can be watched at YouTube.
6 – Free to Play: The Movie
by Valve, documentary that follows three professional gamers from around the world as they compete for a million dollar prize in the first Dota 2 International Tournament. Can be watched at YouTube.