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Video Game High School 

In a futuristic world where gaming is the top sport, a teenager attends a school which specializes in a curriculum of video games in each genre.
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Series cast summary:
Josh Blaylock ...  Brian D 21 episodes, 2012-2014
Ellary Porterfield ...  Ki Swan 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Johanna Braddy ...  Jenny Matrix 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Jimmy Wong ...  Ted Wong 20 episodes, 2012-2014
Brian Firenzi Brian Firenzi ...  The Law 12 episodes, 2012-2014
Nicole Wyland ...  Moriarty 12 episodes, 2012-2014
Chase Williamson ...  Shane Pizza 11 episodes, 2013-2014
Brennan Murray ...  Wendell Brixby 11 episodes, 2013-2014
Joey Scoma ...  Jumpin' Jacks / ... 10 episodes, 2012-2014
Bryan Forrest ...  Ashley Barnstormer 9 episodes, 2013-2014
Riley Rose Critchlow ...  Domino Prime 9 episodes, 2013-2014
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The story is about a down on his luck, young aspiring gamer. He has no friends. His cat hates him. His name is Brian. He loves playing video games. One day during a public match the number one gamer the "Law" arrives to do a little bit of showing off. Out of no where Brian manages to kill the "Law". It's like the shot heard around the world. Because of it and all the hype Brian gets invited to Video Game High School. It's about a kid and all the troubles of high school but in a very different way. It's a competitive gaming school. While attending VGHS Brian tries to make it to his dream of playing at the highest level of gaming. Along the way he develops a crush on Jenny Matrix, the JV FPS Captain. Written by Tommy Whitehall

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

11 May 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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$1,339,558 (estimated)
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Trivia

In a vision Brian has, Games Dean's fedora floats above his head, and his neck stretches, and he says,"Nope.", a reference to the video nope.avi, a Team Fortress 2 based video. See more »

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A rare movie which is exactly what it aspires to be
25 January 2013 | by jake-r-kramerSee all my reviews

VGHS is a love letter to video games and those who love them.

The basic construction is reminiscent of paint by numbers. All the necessary plot points are there and more or less exactly where they need to be, enough so anyway that the story is complete if simple. You won't find much by way of nuance or depth, but that's okay, the movie is fun.

It's clear everyone involved in the project earnestly loved what they were doing. There's an honest innocence to it. This is a film for 11-15 year-olds and there's nothing wrong with that.

If you can accept what it is, you'll find it's a nice little gem.


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