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Submitted by jaredhart 1413d ago | article

10 awesome science fiction stories for gamers

Ever since ET for the Atari 2600 wowed gamers worldwide, science fiction and video games have been natural bedfellows. Here are 10 great scifi tales that embrace the aesthetics, technology, and popular tropes of the gaming world. (Culture, Retro)

Nike  +   1413d ago
"Ever since ET for the Atari 2600 wowed gamers worldwide..."

ROFLMAO, what? That game nearly sank the entire gaming industry back then. There's even an ongoing urban legend that they had to bury all the copies no one wanted/bought in the desert because they didn't know what else to do with them. :P
jaredhart  +   1413d ago
it's obviously sarcasm.
Philoctetes  +   1413d ago
I actually played ET on the 2600 when I was a kid. It's kind of amazing the state didn't intervene and place me in foster care.
wooglah  +   1413d ago
Interesting article. I like that it mentioned The Last Starfighter and Starship Troopers.
jaredhart  +   1413d ago
Starship Troopers is a great book. In the book they used mecha suits.
DarK-SilV  +   1413d ago
This would make a good game
Cajun Chicken  +   1413d ago
Ah, I read this article the other day. Since reading, I've virtually been obsessed with the concept behind 'I have no mouth, and I must scream'.
Nike  +   1413d ago
It made for an awesome PC game in it's day as well. Incorporated the "To win a war, you must lose a battle and vice versa" concept quite nicely. I'm surprised no one names it in their top 10 horror game lists. It's an instant horror classic along with Sanitarium, Call of Cthulhu and Undying.
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DarK-SilV  +   1413d ago
Tron is great
RIPSKATEDESTROY  +   1413d ago
nice article man! good job!
Sneak-Out  +   1413d ago
awesome

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