Top Ten Video Games Ahead of Their Time

The Top Ten Video Games Ahead of Their Time

1 Heavyweight Champ (1976)
2 Space Harrier
3 Virtua Fighter
4 Star Fox

For console standards, this was ahead of its time, but if this was instead an arcade game it would've looked a bit crap even for the time.

5 Phantasy Star
6 Final Fantasy
7 Virtua Racing
8 Turbo (1981)
9 I, Robot
10 Super Mario 64

The Contenders

11 Pong
12 Star Fox 64

It did introduce the rumble feature after all and is a worthy successor to the SNES original.

13 Hannah Montana: Spotlight World Tour
14 Scud Race

It's hardware took a dump on popular consoles at the time.

15 Daytona USA
16 GoldenEye 007

With a great variety of weapons, it was ahead of its time as a fps.

17 The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time

In every way, probably. Z-targeting has become a staple.

18 Donkey Kong Country

For a SNES game this is absolutely mind blowing. - Entranced98

19 Super Metroid
20 Um Jammer Lammy
21 Parappa the Rapper
22 The Legend of Zelda (Nes)
23 Metroid (Nes)
24 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
25 Super Mario Bros. 3
26 Sonic the Hedgehog (1991)
27 Super Mario World
28 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
29 Metroid Prime
30 Earthbound
31 Super Mario Bros.
32 Sonic 3 & Knuckles
33 Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
34 Sonic The Hedgehog 2
35 Super Smash Bros. Melee
36 F-Zero GX
37 Punch-Out!
38 Chrono Trigger
39 Final Fantasy VI
40 Mortal Kombat II
41 Street Fighter II
42 Final Fantasy VII
43 Earthworm Jim
44 Metroid 2: Return of Samus
45 Mother 3
46 Metal Gear Solid
47 Wario Land 4
48 Advance Wars
49 Wario Land 3
50 Spyro the Dragon
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