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Submitted by LostTokens 943d ago | article

The 10 Most Influential Retro Games: Adventure - Game Revolution

"There aren't too many games that really tell you what you're in for from their title alone, at least not nowadays. Back in the early days of the Atari 2600, it was commonplace to have basically-named titles, like Video Olympics or Video Pinball. But the first time people fired it up, players figured out that it was very different from any other game they'd ever played." -Kevin Schaller (Dev, Industry, Retro)

ftwrthtx  +   943d ago
Nice article. Can't wait to see what all made the list.
dbjj12088  +   943d ago
Same here. I love retro games.
dbjj12088  +   943d ago
Adventure's influence is pretty far and wide today. Hard to believe it started so small.
NukaCola  +   943d ago
First game with an Easter Egg. There is a secret key you can pick up in one area and then bring to another to be able to pass through a secret wall. This room shows the names of the creators, something developers couldn't show back then. Pretty narly if you ask me.
knifefight  +   943d ago
Ooohhh, I thought it was going to be the most influential adventure *genre* games. To be talking about the actual GAME called Adventure shows this is actually some serious retro we're talking about. :o
Tetsujin  +   943d ago
If CoD wasn't their main focus they could remake the game for current gen and bundle the original version.

Reminded me of a beta Legend of Zelda.
Luke_fon_Fabre  +   942d ago
I played this game on one of those Atari TV games when I was a kid. It was so freaking hard. I always thought the dragons were giant ducks.

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