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Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story

Crackle 2021

Peel 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.

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The 10 Worst Episodes of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story - S1E5

#1 - Reset Button

0.00

Season 1 - Episode 5

Plunging stock, natural disaster, a death in the family, and yet another failed console plague Nintendo. Not to mention a seismic industry shift led by Apple. Nintendo faces their most difficult decade since 1889, yet the Donkey Kong Company is never afraid to switch things up.

The episode was rated #1 Worst episode of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story from 0 votes.

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story - S1E2

#2 - A Trojan Horse

7.00

Season 1 - Episode 2

The once-mighty U.S. gaming industry is reduced to a pile of rubble. But unbeknownst to the world, the “Donkey Kong Company” is quietly developing a machine that could revive gaming in a big way. But can they convince retail giants to buy back into a market they just escaped?

The episode was rated #2 Worst episode of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story from 3 votes.

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story - S1E1

#3 - Play Your Cards Right

7.67

Season 1 - Episode 1

The birth of Nintendo begins in 19th-century Japan, when a young entrepreneur finds a way to sidestep local gambling laws. His scrappy family business holds fast through war, cultural revolution, and a run-in with Disney to bring the world a certain barrel-hurling ape.

The episode was rated #3 Worst episode of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story from 3 votes.

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story - S1E3

#4 - A Sleeping Giant

8.00

Season 1 - Episode 3

Somewhat shaken after a tussle with Sega, Nintendo confidently presses forward into the '90s. The invention of CD technology gives way to new gaming possibilities, but as Nintendo buys into this exciting new paradigm, they inadvertently create their own worst enemy.

The episode was rated #4 Worst episode of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story from 2 votes.

Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story - S1E4

#5 - Forward Motion

9.00

Season 1 - Episode 4

As PlayStation and Xbox wage war on the industry, Nintendo faces an identity crisis. Do they keep treading water with the diminishing returns of the GameCube? Or is it time for a hard left turn? A revolution is brewing.

The episode was rated #5 Worst episode of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story from 1 votes.

Last updated: mar 30, 2021

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