Top 10 Cases of Early-Installment Weirdness in Video Game Franchises

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The Top Ten

1 Kid-Friendly Games - Conker
2 Lack Of A Map System - Metroid
3 No Spindash Ability - Sonic The Hedgehog
4 Weird Jumping Physics - Super Mario Bros.
5 Mario Being Named Jumpman - Super Mario Bros.
6 No Crouching - Metroid
7 No Diagonal Aiming - Metroid
8 Lack Of A World Map - Zelda
9 The Art Style - Paper Mario 64
10 No Strafing - Ratchet & Clank

The Contenders

11 Random Battles - Earthbound
12 Overpowered Psychic Types - Pokémon
13 No Side Specials - Super Smash Bros.
14 No Analog - Crash Bandicoot
15 Eggman Being Referred To By His Real Name - Sonic The Hedgehog
16 Only Six Chaos Emeralds - Sonic The Hedgehog
17 No Charge Beam - Metroid
18 Death Water - Metroid
19 No Invincibility Frames Afterr Hitting Death Spikes - Sonic The Hedgehog
20 Isometric-View Clay-Modeled Graphics - Super Mario RPG
21 No Battle Backgrounds - Earthbound
22 No Voice Acting - Star Fox
23 Classic Sonic - Sonic The Hedgehog
24 The First Game Being Literally Just Another Quake Mod - Team Fortress
25 Bad Controls - Street Fighter
26 Shang Tsung As The Announcer - Mortal Kombat
27 Complete Genre Shift For The Second Game - Zelda
28 Starting out as a Super Mario Land spinoff - Wario Land
29 Realistic-Colored Mushrooms - Super Mario Bros.
30 Realistic Koopa Troopas - Super Mario Bros.
31 Realistic Yoshi - Super Mario Bros.
32 White Peach - Super Mario Bros.
33 Missingno - Pokémon
34 Floaty Controls - Metroid
35 No Wall Jump - Metroid
36 No Infinite Bomb Jump - Metroid
37 Dwarf Kraid - Metroid
38 Getting Hit While Going Through Doors - Metroid
39 Rabbit Ridley - Metroid
40 Copy-and-Pasted Rooms - Metroid
41 Two Ice Beams - Metroid
42 The Art Style - Xenogears
43 Realistic Jumping Physics - Castlevania
44 No Diagonal Movement - Zelda
45 No Diagonal Movement - Earthbound
46 No Paper Abilities - Paper Mario
47 No Super Missiles - Metroid
48 Long Beam - Metroid
49 No Gravity Suit - Metroid
50 No Smash Attack Charging - Super Smash Bros.
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