Playing with Power Trailer: A Documentary Series About the History of Nintendo


Last year the Netflix documentary series High Score and the CBS All Access doc Console Wars both offered nostalgic looks back at some interesting pieces of video game history. Now Crackle is launching a five-part documentary series of their own called Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story that will focus on the Big N specifically. Narrated by Sean Astin and featuring appearances from Wil Wheaton, Alison Haislip, Reggie Fils-Aime, Phil Spencer, Tom Kalinske, Nolan Bushnell, Tommy Tallarico and Cliff Bleszinski, it remains to be seen whether there will be anything new here although the trailer does at least hint that it won’t be completely complimentary. Director Jeremy Snead previously brought us the very surface level Video Games: The Movie but with five episodes hopefully there will be a chance to dive into some slightly more obscure areas. Playing with Power arrives in Crackle on March 1st; check out the trailer below and see what you think.