Streaming service Crackle will premiere a five-part documentary series Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story on 1st March.
According to Deadline, this series has been written and directed by Jeremy Snead and executive produced (and narrated, for that matter) by Sean Astin (aka Samwise from The Lord of the Rings).
It tells the “sprawling story” of the “secretive” Japanese company and includes interviews with individuals like former Nintendo of America CEO Reggie Fils-Aimé, head of Xbox Phil Spencer, former Sega of America CEO Tom Kalinske, Atari’s co-founder Nolan Bushnell, NoA’s co-founder Ron Judy and more.
Snead has previously worked on a number of video game film and television projects and says producing and directing his latest series has been “a lifelong ambition” as an artist, gamer and filmmaker.
Astin adds to this – noting how he thinks this five-part journey will “open up the world of video games and this legendary company in a way that most people have never seen” before.
Every episode of Playing with Power: The Nintendo Story will be made available on Crackle at the beginning of next month. Will you be watching? Leave a comment down below.