BeefJack writes, "Apparently EA has a scheme that trains current staff to be creative directors, which is no bad thing at all, but has been a bit of an inspiration. You see, part of their course is the following question:
What games do you think people should, at the very least, look at as seminal in the mediums history?
It's an interesting question, and can lead to an interesting list as they are not looking for critically acclaimed titles or the most popular, just ones that did something interesting for the industry.
Now let's face it, everyone has an opinion, and that is no bad thing, so we here at BeefJack have put together a list of titles that we think you should play, if only for an hour, just to see what they did for our beloved medium. These games can all be considered major points on the road map of video gaming, and though your opinion may be that they suck or they are part of a genre you simply do not like, at least appreciate what they did for the medium.
So here are ten games you should, most definitely, play. They are in no particular order..."