The most amazing games of all time

The most amazing games of all time

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Designed by Toshihiro Nishikado and released in 1978. It is considered one of the most important games in history and one of the first shoot 'em up games. Its was inspired by Breakout, The War of the Worlds and Star Wars.
Space Invader (1978)

Space Invader (1978)

Designed by Toshihiro Nishikado and released in 1978. It is considered one of the most important games in history and one of the first shoot 'em up games. Its was inspired by Breakout, The War of the Worlds and Star Wars.
Pac-Man (1980)

Pac-Man (1980)

It was developed for Namco by Toru Iwatani. It is one of the first arcade video game supposedly inspired by a missing piece of pizza. It was a bestseller, reaching 293,822 copies and finally taking over the supremacy of Space Invader machines.
Tetris (1984)

Tetris (1984)

It was designed by Alexey Pajitnov in the Soviet Union and it got to be one of the star games for the of the 1980's, but, where it really became popular was in the Game Boy console in 1989.
Super Mario Bros (1985)

Super Mario Bros (1985)

Designed by Nintendo Entertainment System, it is considered the first side-scrolling game. It conquered the first world record of sales after the crisis of video games in 1983 and a milestone for the industry.
The legend of Zelda (1986)

The legend of Zelda (1986)

Developed by Nintendo Entertainment System. The game focuses on a young boy named Link, who aims to collect the 8 pieces of the Triforce of Wisdom and thereby rescue Princess Zelda. It is considered the "spiritual precursor" of role video games, and many of its elements were taken by other video games like Final Fantasy.
Street Fighter (1987)

Street Fighter (1987)

This video game created by Capcom, which incorporated, as a novelty, a control with 6 buttons (3 for low/middle/high punch and 3 for low/middle/high kick). Besides this, for the very first time, by means of joystick and button combinations, “special” kicks, punches and energy hits were incorporated.
Mortal Kombat (1992)

Mortal Kombat (1992)

Launched by Midway Games. Its innovation was that they used for the first time real actors to animate the video game characters through digital image capture. A “block” button was also an innovation for this genre.
Age of Empires (1997)

Age of Empires (1997)

Developed by Ensemble Studios and distributed by Microsoft Game Studios. It was one of the first RTS games and it played in a timeline of 3,000 years, from the Stone Age you could select up to 12 civilizations to develop.
Gran Theft Auto (1997)

Gran Theft Auto (1997)

Developed by DMA Design and distributed by BMG Interactive. It is a sandbox game, where basically you can ignore the goals. It drew attention for being a public adult-oriented game, including an elevated rate of violence.
StarCraft (1998)

StarCraft (1998)

Considered to be one of the best selling games for personal computers, more than 11 million copies were sold worldwide by 2009. StarCraft was a real-time strategy sci-fi military game and it was a pioneer in real-time gaming.

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