Most Revolutionary Video Games Ever Made

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Video gaming has changed over the years. Which Video Games had the biggest impact on these changes? These did!

The Top Ten

1 Super Mario Bros

This game not only brought forth one of the greatest gaming franchises of all time, as well as the best selling gaming franchise of all time, but it single-handedly saved the video gaming industry. Without this video game, video gaming would no longer exist! - HeavyDonkeyKong

Dude, this game brought the greatest franchise in the world...

2 Super Mario 64

The first real 3D game, and also the first game for me to be just FUN and NOTHING else.

Best game of all time (by my standards) - TylertheTitan

One of the first 3D games. Every single 3D game can be traced back to this game... pretty much, that is. This game defined the design of the Nintendo 64's controller, and paved the road for all of 3D Gaming. Games like Final Fantasy VII, and The Legend of Zelda: ocarina of time, wouldn't QUITE be the same without the existence of Super Mario 64. - HeavyDonkeyKong

3 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

My favorite kind of games and this is the one that started it all sometimes I wish I could play skyrim with these kind of graphics just one my weird wishes - makyho

This game crafted action-adventure gameplay into the 3D gaming world, and introduced so many things into the gaming universe that most good games would be bland without it. it also paved the road for the rest of the 3D Zelda Titles, all of which has built upon its gameplay. - HeavyDonkeyKong

It is the most revolutionary game of all time. Only 5 games can stand up to it in terms of game quality. They are ALTTP, MM, WW, TP, and SS.

4 The Legend of Zelda

This game brought fourth the Adventure Game Genre, and basically defined it. it paved the road for every single one of the Zelda games that came after it, and so many games use what was introduced in this game, that some people might not even REALIZE it! - HeavyDonkeyKong

It introduced SAVING THE damn GAME! How is this not Number 2?!?!?!

5 Spacewar (1962)

This went on to be noticed as the very first video game made on any computer. - Chaofreaks1

The Beatles must've played this back in the day.

6 Goldeneye 007

This game popularized the first-person-shooter Genre, and without this game, Call of Duty and Halo would practically be NOTHING! - HeavyDonkeyKong

7 Street Fighter

Defined the gameplay o most fighting games. Every Fighting game that follows a similar formula has built upon the gameplay of Street Fighter. - HeavyDonkeyKong

8 Pong
9 F-Zero

Not only did F-Zero set the stage and pave the road for futuristic racing games, but F-Zero did the EXACT same thing for ALL racing games! - HeavyDonkeyKong

10 Super Mario Kart

Popularized the Combat-Style Sub-Genre of Racing Games and has been imitated constantly by other Franchises. Gave birth to the Famed Mario Kart Series. - HeavyDonkeyKong

The Contenders

11 Wii Sports
12 I, Robot (1983)
13 Gotcha (1973)
14 Final Fantasy

Made the Role-Playing-Game Genre of Video Games famous. - HeavyDonkeyKong

15 Doom
16 Super Mario Bros 3

Introduced the World Map to the Video Gaming world and advanced upon the Platforming Video game Genre. It also has inspired much of the New Super Mario bros Video Games. - HeavyDonkeyKong

17 Halo: Combat Evolved
18 Conker's Bad Fur Day

The most funny game you will ever play. It really is for mature audiences only. - TheGrammarPolice

19 Renegade (1986)
20 Grand Theft Auto III
21 Mario Kart 8
22 Pac-Man
23 Mortal Kombat 2
24 Metal Gear Solid
25 Sonic the Hedgehog

It actually was fast and colorful.

26 Super Smash Bros. Brawl
27 Super Mario World
28 Mega Man 2
29 Mario Kart 64
30 Halo 2
31 Wolfenstein 3D
32 Tetris
33 Street Fighter II
34 Half-Life
35 Tennis for Two
36 Moon Patrol (1982)
37 Undertale

No just no. The graphics look like they were Microsoft Painted and the characters are as bad as Uncle Grandpa's.

38 Metroid
39 Super Metroid
40 Metroid Prime
41 F-Zero GX
42 Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
43 Minecraft
44 Spore: Galactic Adventures

One of the few 2007 games whos fanbase didn't kill it, but time choked it to death

45 Chrono Trigger
46 Tecmo Super Bowl
47 Super Smash Bros
48 Tomb Raider
49 Twisted Metal 2
50 Parappa the Rapper
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Top Remixes

1. Super Mario Bros
2. Pac-Man
3. Mortal Kombat 2
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1. Super Mario Bros
2. Super Mario 64
3. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
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1. Spacewar (1962)
2. Pong
3. Super Mario 64
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