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Fusion

   2020    Technology
It is the greatest technological challenge ever undertaken by humankind. The quest to produce the ultimate energy solution, Fusion, a reliable source of clean power. What if we could create here on earth, our very own version of a star, a machine that makes power from nuclear fuel? But so immense are the challenges, the goal of a power-producing fusion reactor has so far remained elusive and out of reach... until now.
Series: Engineering the Future

Boom and Bust

   2020    Technology
This series traces the history of classic video games, featuring insights from the innovators who brought these worlds and characters to life. In the first episode, Space Invaders and Pac-Man lead an arcade craze, while Atari's cartridge system dominates home gaming until high-profile failure sparks a downfall.
Series: High Score

Comeback Kid

   2020    Technology
A Japanese playing card company called Nintendo enters gaming. To stay competitive in a modernizing Japan, their portfolio expanded to include toys and into the arcade. And the company hit it big with Donkey Kong and Super Mario, then later takes over home gaming with the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Series: High Score

Role Players

   2020    Technology
Inspired by Dungeons and Dragons, adventure and role-playing computer games introduce unprecedented levels of choice and complexity to players.
Series: High Score

This is War

   2020    Technology
Nintendo was like an impossibly huge wall. But if Mario was the undisputed king, an underdog was about to declare war. For Japanese game maker Sega, mainly known for its arcade cabinets, the battle was about winning the home console market. Sega's Genesis console and its speedy character, Sonic, hit the market.
In the early '80s, sports video games existed, but they didn't really look real. And one visionary entrepreneur had already started tackling the challenge of taking sports from the stadium onto the screen. Electronic Arts kicks off a partnership with football legend John Madden.
Series: High Score
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    History
The Nazis, A Warning From History
The Nazis, A Warning From History

   1997    Culture
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan
Age of Samurai: Battle for Japan

   2021    History
Blue Planet II
Blue Planet II

   2017    Nature
Elvis Presley: The Searcher
Elvis Presley: The Searcher

   2018    History
Leaving Neverland
Leaving Neverland

   2019    Culture
Superstructures: Engineering Marvels
Superstructures: Engineering Marvels

   2019    Technology
The Beauty of Maps
The Beauty of Maps

   2010    History