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ACTIVISION (25 min)



Activision [25 min] (G4 Icons)
The History Of Activision (Gamasutra)

Activision (Wikipedia)
Activision (MobyGames)


APOGEE AND 3D REALMS (37 min)


Apogee and 3D Realms Part 1: The Economics of Sharing [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Apogee and 3D Realms Part 2: Egos and ids [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Apogee and 3D Realms Part 3: A King Named Duke [9 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Apogee and 3D Realms Part 4: The Magnitude of the Ineptitude [14 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Apogee (Wikipedia)
Apogee (MobyGames)
3D Realms (Wikipedia)
3D Realms (MobyGames)


ATARI (21 min + 11 min)



Atari – Part 1 [7 min] (G4 Icons)
Atari – Part 2 [8 min] (G4 Icons)
Atari – Part 3 [7 min] (G4 Icons)
Once Upon Atari [11 min] (IGN)

Atari (Wikipedia)
Atari (MobyGames)


BETHESDA (59 min)


Bethesda Part 1: The Open World [10 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Bethesda Part 2: Overload [10 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Bethesda Part 3: Rebirth [13 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Bethesda Part 4: The Next Level [12 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Bethesda Part 5: Maxed Stats [14 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Bethesda (Wikipedia)
Bethesda (MobyGames)


BLIZZARD (48 min + 66 min)


Blizzard Retrospective [48 min] (Blizzard)

Blizzard Entertainment Part 1: Opening Build Order [14 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Blizzard Entertainment Part 2: Harvesting Resources [15 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Blizzard Entertainment Part 3: Zerg Rush [12 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Blizzard Entertainment Part 4: World War [12 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Blizzard Entertainment Part 5: The Golden Throne [13 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Blizzard (Wikipedia)
Blizzard (MobyGames)


BIOWARE (29 min)


BioWare Part 1: Setting Out [5 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
BioWare Part 2: Gaining Allies [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
BioWare Part 3: Leveling Up [6 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
BioWare Part 4: Upgrading Stats [11 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

BioWare (Wikipedia)
BioWare (MobyGames)


BUNGIE (55 min)


Bungie – O Brave New World [55 min] (Bungie)


CREATIVE ASSEMBLY (26 min)


Creative Assembly Part 1: Opening Salvos [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Creative Assembly Part 2: Seizing the Initiative [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Creative Assembly Part 3: Global Conquest [10 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Creative Assembly (Wikipedia)
Creative Assembly (MobyGames)


DICE – Digital Illusions CE (33 min)


DICE Part 1: Sleeping Giant [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
DICE Part 2: Time Travelers [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
DICE Part 3: Unconventional Warfare [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
DICE Part 4: Firing on All Cylinders [9 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

DICE (Wikipedia)
DICE (MobyGames)


ELETRONIC ARTS (22 min)



Electronic Arts – Part 1 [11 min] (G4 Icons)
Electronic Arts – Part 2 [11 min] (G4 Icons)
We See Farther – A History of Electronic Arts (Gamasutra)

Electronic Arts (Wikipedia)
Electronic Arts (MobyGames)


id SOFTWARE (69 min)


id Software Part 1: Scrolling Around [12 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
id Software Part 2: The Third Dimension [12 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
id Software Part 3: The Game That Stopped The World [15 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
id Software Part 4: Aftershocks [15 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
id Software Part 5: The Silent Decade [15 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

id Software (Wikipedia)
id Software (MobyGames)


INTERPLAY (30 min)



Interplay Part 1: Meteoric Rise [12 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Interplay Part 2: Meteoric Crash [10 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Interplay Part 3: Life In The Carter [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Interplay (Wikipedia)
Interplay (MobyGames)


IRRATIONAL SOFTWARE (24 min)


Irrational Part 1: Offshooters [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Irrational Part 2: Demons and Heroes [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Irrational Part 3: Aftershocks [10 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Irrational Software (Wikipedia)
Irrational Software (MobyGames)


LUCAS ARTS (22 min)



LucasArts [22 min] (G4 Icons)

LucasArts (Wikipedia)
LucasArts (MobyGames)


NAUGHTY DOG (22 min)



Naughty Dog [22 min] (G4 Icons)

Naughty Dog (Wikipedia)
Naughty Dog (MobyGames)


PANDEMIC STUDIOS (9 min)


Pandemic Studios: Containing an Outbreak [9 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Pandemic Studios (Wikipedia)
Pandemic Studios (MobyGames)


REMEDY (19 min)


Remedy Part 1: Cars, Guns, and Payoffs [9 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Remedy Part 2: Perfection is a Dish Best Served Late [10 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Remedy (Wikipedia)
Remedy (MobyGames)


ROCKSTAR GAMES (44 min)


Rockstar Part 1: The Beginning of the Beast [6 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Rockstar Part 2: Overnight Sensation [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Rockstar Part 3: Chart Toppers [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Rockstar Part 4: In Hot Water [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Rockstar Part 5: Cleaning Up Their Act [6 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Rockstar Part 6: The Big Score [9 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Rockstar Games (Wikipedia)
Rockstar Games (MobyGames)


SNK PLAYMORE (21 min)


SNK [21 min] (G4 Icons)
The History Of SNK (GameSpot Article)

SNK Playmore (Wikipedia)
SNK Playmore (MobyGames)


SONY SANTA MONICA STUDIO(13 min)


Sony Santa Monica Part 1: The God from the West [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Sony Santa Monica Part 2: Clash of the Directors [6 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

Santa Monica Studio (Wikipedia)
Santa Monica Studio (MobyGames)


VALVE (21 min + 38 min)


Valve and Half Life – Part 1 [6 min] (G4 Icons)
Valve and Half Life – Part 2 [5 min] (G4 Icons)
Valve and Half Life – Part 3 [5 min] (G4 Icons)
Valve and Half Life – Part 4 [5 min] (G4 Icons)

Valve Part 1: Unlikely Heroes (w/ Gabe Newell Interview) [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Valve Part 2: Half-Life’s Afterlife [6 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Valve Part 3: The Trouble with Sequels [5 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Valve Part 4: Half Times Two [6 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Valve Part 5: Game Changer [7 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Valve Part 6: Beyond the Crowbar… And Beyond [8 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

The Valve Manifesto (Develop Online)
Valve Tour (Kotaku)
The Valve Way (Gamasutra)

Valve (Wikipedia)
Valve (MobyGames)


VOLITION (24 min + 55 min)


Volition Part 1: Degrees of Freedom [13 min] (Machinima – All Your History)
Volition Part 2: Gangbusters [11 min] (Machinima – All Your History)

The Secret History Of Volition [55 min] (GameInformer)

Volition (Wikipedia)
Volition (MobyGames)