Learn more about the industry with these videos that you can enjoy at no cost.
We all like Learn more about videogames and a very interesting way to do it is reading or watching documentaries. There are very elaborate videos that tell us about the industry, such as the paid documentary Landing Blasphemous, which tells the story of The Game Kitchen to develop Blasphemous, a path that was far from pleasant.
But if you don’t want to pay to watch documentaries, we also bring you various free options that you can consume directly on YouTube. With these videos you will learn much more about videogames and, in addition, you will have a extra entertainment to spend the time. If you are also passionate about reading and interested in literature, we leave you 6 video game books that you cannot miss.
This late 2020 documentary is about the failed adventure of a Spanish independent studio. A highly recommended video of almost two hours, which gives a very realistic vision of what it is to develop in the industry, something that is not easy at all. Johnny Prat and David Bernad, from No Wand Studios, tell their bad experience, in a unique document that you cannot miss.
PlayStation and its influence
Polygon’s teammates made a documentary in 2019 titled “How the PlayStation changed video games forever”. In the video, four former Sony employees reflect on the past 25 years of the industry and the influence of PlayStation on video games.
Music and videogames
If you are interested in the sound aspect of video games, you cannot miss this documentary series created by Red Bull. Diggin ‘in the Carts came out a few years ago, a series composed of 6 short episodes that explores video game music that was created in Japan and that marked a before and after in the industry. It has the participation of big names like Hirokazu Tanaka, Nobuo Uematsu. We leave you the trailer, but you can see all episodes in this playlist.
NoClip and its documentaries
The YouTube channel NoClip has some of the most interesting documentaries of recent years, such as East from Half-Life or one focused on the development of Hades. The work of NoClip is generally highly recommended and we encourage you to take a look at its channel. We leave you the last one they have released, the Making of Dishonored.
Shinji Mikami, creator of Resident Evil, is one of the best Japanese developers ever. The Archipel YouTube channel dedicated a very interesting and personal documentary to him in 2020. In this channel you will find very interesting similar videos, we recommend that you take a look and also read these 8 curiosities of Shinji Mikami.
Free to play
This popular Valve documentary follows three professional esports players competing for a million dollar prize pool in the first ever DOTA 2 International Tournament. The film recounts the challenges and sacrifices of the players.
The God of War on PlayStation 4 is one of the best video games of recent years and we are looking forward to the sequel. While news about her arrives, the PlayStation documentary Rising Kratos shows us how the video game was created, a five-year process that was not easy at all.
World of warcraft
“World of Warcraft: Looking for Group” is a 2014 documentary that celebrates 10 years of the legendary WoW, with exclusive comments from developers and other fans. A good video to discover more about Blizzard.
Double serving of Naughty Dog is coming. First of all, we leave you this documentary that they took for the 30th anniversary of the studio. A very interesting trip, not only for its titles, but in general for the video game industry.
The last of us
If you are fans of The Last of Us and especially the original, you cannot miss “The Making of The Last of Us”, a documentary that shows us how the game was created and all the process that Naughty Dog went through to get it released. We recommend it, but better if you have completed the game.
The smash brothers
If you are fans of fighting games and Smash Bros., you cannot miss this classic documentary series (remastered) that shows in 9 episodes the lives of several of the best Super Smash Bros. players on Nintendo 64.
At 3DJuegos we also produce a series of documentaries under the 3DJuegos Platinum label. We leave you one of the most special: “Ellie”. In this document we focus on the figure of one of the protagonists of The Last of Us.
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