This is an episode from Computer Chronicles, a dusty old TV show about...computers. This one is all about games, and features appearances from guys like Atari legend Chris Crawford, EA founder Trip Hawkins and even a guy from Activision.

What's great is that, being a show that's normally about computers anyway, it doesn't have the same simplified (some may even argue condescending) tone you'd find in most reports from the time on a mainstream media program.

1984 TV Show about Computer Games [YouTube, via Rock, Paper, Shotgun]