Unlocked is an eight-part documentary series that stars eight celebrity hosts and features dozens of experts, icons, and legends as they explore the exciting world of video games.
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Release Date: Dec 15, 2016

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1. Education, Mocap & Hospitals
Dec 15, 2016
40 minutes
Michael Rooker begins his journey through the world of motion and performance capture specifically for video games. Sean Astin visits two premiere game design schools located at the New York Film Academy and the Los Angeles Film School. Zelda Williams ventures to Children's Hospital Los Angeles.
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2. History, Esports (Part 1), & Performance
Dec 15, 2016
40 minutes
Tom Arnold takes a trip through gaming's past, present, and future. Actress and YouTube celebrity Meghan "Strawburry17" Camarena, begins an epic journey into the exciting world of esports. Michael Rooker continues his performance capture education through hands-on demos.
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3. Game Journalism, Nintendo & Violence
Dec 15, 2016
45 minutes
Sean Astin journeys into the world of gaming journalism and meets with industry godfather Nolan Bushnell. Alison Haislip receives unprecedented access to Nintendo's top executives, including legendary creator of Super Mario, Shigeru Miyamoto. Matt Walsh sits down with doctors and psychologists.
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4. Esports (Part 2), Franchises & Rehabilitation
Dec 15, 2016
46 minutes
Meghan Camarena continues her epic esports journey. Tom Arnold dives into modern game development, exploring mega franchises Call of Duty, Tomb Raider, and Angry Birds. Zelda Williams concludes her exploration of gaming in hospitals by discussing game play benefits with doctors.
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5. Game Brain, Production & Gearbox
Dec 15, 2016
45 minutes
Michael Rooker wraps up his exploration of the performance capture process and gets one-on-one with industry mega-publisher, Capcom. Matt Walsh delves even deeper into the effects gaming has on our brains, our behavior, and the world around us. Enter Penn Jillette, world-renowned magician.
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6. Future, Innovation & Champions
Dec 15, 2016
44 minutes
Tom Arnold concludes his gaming journey by looking to the future of video games, from the still-developing streamer phenomenon to the preservation of videogame history. Penn Jillette continues his exploration of game development with three of the most influential game creators of the past decade. Me
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7. Indies, Psychology & Dev Community
Dec 15, 2016
47 minutes
Alison Haislip wraps up her journey by exploring the independent game development scene. Matt Walsh uncovers the latest science on the addictiveness of games and gets the final word in game psychology. Penn Jillette discovers new insights into the future of game development.
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8. Unlocked: Behind the Scenes
Dec 15, 2016
45 minutes
Go behind the scenes to discover how this unique documentary series was made, from pre-production to post. Hear from fans at industry mega-events like Comic Con, E3, and PlayStation Experience. Watch Unlocked director Jeremy Snead's personal interviews talking games with William Shatner & Kevin Smit
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About This Series

Follow eight celebrity personalities each on their own individual gaming journeys to unlock various aspects of the video games industry. Sean Astin visits two of the world's leading game design schools talking with professors and students as well as diving into the world of video game journalism and history. Tom Arnold takes a journey through the past, present, and future of video game development. Michael Rooker spends some time on a motion capture stage specifically designed for gaming.

Matt Walsh travels to USC where he speaks with industry professionals about the psychology of game design and game play itself. Zelda Williams goes to Children's Hospital Los Angeles where she meets patients and physicians and learns all about how gaming is being used as a tool for rehabilitation and pain management. Gaming host Alison Haislip gets unprecedented access to the legendary game company Nintendo where she interviews industry icons like Shigeru Miyamoto, Reggie Fils-Aimé and even gets to meet Mario himself!

YouTube sensation Meghan "Strawburry17" Camarena is our esports hosts following Riot Games' annual League of Legends Championship Series from Los Angeles to Berlin. Finally, Unlocked director Jeremy Snead gets the opportunity to talk gaming with cultural icons William Shatner, Kevin Smith and Jason Mewes as well as skate icon Tony Hawk.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows 7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Network Bandwidth of 5Mbps for 540p, 3Mbps for 360p.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: Intel Core I3+ or AMD equivalent recommended for HD 1080p playback
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Network Bandwidth of 12Mbps for 1080p or 8Mbps for 720p.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Mac OSX 10.7
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Network Bandwidth of 5Mbps for 540p, 3Mbps for 360p.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Mac OSX 10.10+
    • Processor: Intel Core I3+ or AMD equivalent recommended for HD 1080p playback
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Network Bandwidth of 12Mbps for 1080p or 8Mbps for 720p.
    Minimum:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or later, SteamOS 2.20 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 or AMD equivalent
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 200 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Network Bandwidth of 5Mbps for 540p, 3Mbps for 360p.
    Recommended:
    • OS: Linux Ubuntu 12.04 or later, SteamOS 2.20 or later
    • Processor: Intel Core I3+ or AMD equivalent recommended for HD 1080p playback
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 500 MB available space
    • Additional Notes: Network Bandwidth of 12Mbps for 1080p or 8Mbps for 720p.
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