FOCUS - A G4 Films Presentation

Posted: July 27, 2011
FOCUS - A G4 Films Presentation
FOCUS is a riveting documentary presented by G4 Films and directed by Steve Hwang. Follow a year in the life of pro gamer Mike Ross as he prepares to do battle at EVO 2010 in Las Vegas.

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  • T1NMAN4874

    I have to say this was one of the best documentaries that I have ever seen. Mike seems to be extremely awesome and very much down to earth. Maybe to even meet him one day would be sweet. I wish him luck and it really opened my eyes to see what players have to put in to become one of the greats. You can definitely see he puts his blood, sweat, and tears into playing. Great job all around for the movie I hope everyone that plays any fighting game gives this a look to appreciate the games that much more.

    Posted: July 30, 2011 8:08 PM
  • expiredzues

    i liked the documentary but street fighter is a terrible game especially since the online is filled with kids who just shoot fireballs mortal kombat is more fun but still a good documentary

    Posted: July 30, 2011 10:10 AM
  • blackberry_jay

    This was just an amazing look into the fighting game community. Mike Ross is such a humble player and all around awesome guy. I really hope this is where the fighting game community is going. If ppl didnt believe in Mike Ross b4 "FOCUS", they definitely believe now.

    Posted: July 30, 2011 8:38 AM
  • ralphieb

    I've been a big Street Fighter II fan when it first came out in the arcades 20 years ago (wow, it's been 20 years) and I've been following the series ever since. I loved how you guys (G4) made a film about the professional gaming community featuring with Mike Ross. Great job G4! Hope to see many more!!

    Posted: July 30, 2011 2:01 AM
  • beesdaddy

    Amazing. Keep it up. Put your next film on kickstarter and i will pitch in. :)

    Posted: July 30, 2011 12:01 AM
  • lethalz

    Best Part: When he talks about how the dude that had cancer talked to him and how it changed himself and how is now knows that his gaming effects people world-wide

    Posted: July 29, 2011 4:24 PM
  • BryanHelp

    Great film. Us gamers need more of these documentaries since we are so passionate about what we do. It's great seeing these kinds of things. We love this hobby!

    Posted: July 29, 2011 4:13 AM
  • roscobot011

    I've not been one to really follow professional gaming. Not cause I dont like it, just never taken the time to. I'm glad I watched this. Well put to together and a very cool story about one gamers journey to the top. Having not followed this, I found myself watching Mike Ross' matches as if they were actually happening, ha. I didn't know if he was going to win or lose. Had to laugh at myself pulling for someone in a match that happened over a year ago.

    I wish him luck. Seems like he has what it takes. Nicely done G4. I look forward to more of these.

    Posted: July 29, 2011 3:10 AM
  • WantHL2e3

    This was awesome. Movies like this and King of Kong are too few in number. They need to make more.

    Posted: July 29, 2011 1:43 AM
  • Skillz10

    This should be on DVD/Blu-Ray, I loved it there should be more like it.

    Posted: July 28, 2011 9:38 PM
  • Strychnine

    Amazing film! Please broadcast this on the G4 network with LOTS of publicity.

    Posted: July 28, 2011 8:22 PM
  • SimplyBLACK21

    I thoroughly enjoyed this. It gives people a chance to see that a person who enjoys video games isn't just mindlessly playing them for no reason. Sometimes, it serves purpose, whether its to make a living, or doing it to prove how far you can go with things when you work hard at it. Mike Ross is a pretty cool guy. :)

    Posted: July 28, 2011 6:22 PM
  • G4gamefanUSA316

    nobody thought he came this close to take down the beast, THIS CLOSE! last year!. everything can happen now this year. japan is serious now after the eartquake!, that's in my mind is GO 4 BROKE!

    Posted: July 28, 2011 6:20 PM
  • gamer_myk

    This was awesome, if you don't have a smile after this and appreciate what Mike "Mike Ross" Ross is then I feel sad for you.
    GO FOR BROKE AT EVO 2011!!!

    Posted: July 28, 2011 3:51 PM
  • Vboyuh

    good stuff

    Posted: July 28, 2011 3:16 PM
  • NortheastMonk

    How about just airing King of Chinatown and bring back Gamemakers or Icons or something... lol More 1st place winners please.

    Posted: July 28, 2011 1:07 PM

    Loved it! Why isn't this on G4TV?

    Posted: July 28, 2011 12:05 PM
  • Chunky_2336

    have more movie documentaries !!!

    Posted: July 28, 2011 12:03 PM
  • FSUMole20

    Amazing video. Can't wait for the next installment from G4 Films.

    Posted: July 28, 2011 6:47 AM
  • jokerpkt

    i made my wife watch it with me, and she enjoyed it! she got misty-eyed at the part where he talks about the guy with cancer... so did i.

    Posted: July 28, 2011 6:22 AM