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    Actually someone did. Not in a positive way though.
     
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    Street Fighter II is the obvious indisputable missing one.
    Some graphic adventure game representative... Maybe a Sierra one or a Lucas one... I would say Monkey Island.
    Probably the first Command & Conquer should be there.
    And perhaps the original Deus Ex, or some other breakthrough regarding CRPG..... Baldur's Gate?
    Also, Diablo 1 really made the multiplayer dungeon crawling hack-slash thingy popular, it was kind of a breakthrough that later led to the rise of MMO.
    And Mario 64.
    As for JRPG, there are many but from a western PoV I would say FF7 because it really made the genre popular in the west, even if it is an overhyped piece of normal game. FF6 is way better, and CT is above both of them IMHO.
     
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    Tennis for Two.
    The one game that sparked it all.

    Other then that, I feel the list the pretty accurate.
    All titles that spring to mind when you think of gaming.
     
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    None of these games will ever make it into my favorites list, not when they've all been done better by sequels and remakes, but all of them hold great historical significance. Sure, Super Mario Bros. 3 may be a better game than Super Mario Bros. in every respect, but we wouldn't have one without the other.
     
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    If they're trying to "go retro", which seems to be their intention judging by the first 5, they should probably get rid of World of Warcraft and choose an MMO pioneer instead, something like Ultima Online or Everquest. Overall the list is pretty short - it should probably be extended since it's omitting influential genres like Point and Click adventure (Monkey Island all the way, son), strategy (StarCraft? I mean, it's played to this day! That, or C&C - love me some C&C) or Action-Adventure (Tomb Raider? C'mon people). Overall it's not a bad list though, I guess I can stand behind most of it.
     
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    Out of some the nominated titles listed in the article, I'd say yeah those selected were about right. I would've preferred seeing something like Dragon Quest or Final Fantasy included in the inductions, perhaps in place of WoW since they practically fueled the RPG genre that we know today, but eh, it's a nice enough list.
     
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    wait FIFA 2013 and CoD FUTURE KILL EM ALL is on the list.... not cool bro dude bruv homie...



    ill add pokemon red and blue. (the craze was real back in the day)
    but im sure it will be added with time.
     
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    Pong should be replaced by Pokemon then I am OK :)
     
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    Pong is literally the first Videogame ever made.
    You can't go more important, iconic and influential than that.
     
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    Half-Life anyone?
     
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    I'm sorry some may disagree with me but without a doubt Super Mario Bros has to be the only best game in history, period, the rest on the list are irrelevant to do with gaming history! Pong cannot be included in this list, that wasn't a game really, lets be honest!
     
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    Have either of you even played the entire game?!?
    How can you say Half-Life deserves to be on the list!?

    And people are STILL asking for HL3 to come out. :blink:


    Tennis for Two... fair enough, I agree. More or less just Pong 2.
     
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    Good list. Wouldn't ever add Sonic, as its legacy does not carry any of the weight of the other games, and all its relevance is packed into a few years (and then nostalgia). Pokémon, however, feels like a glaring omission, as it is the reference for what a video game is for a lot of non-gamers.
     
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    You probably weren't around to know why Half life is so important to gaming.
     
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    Have you? Half Life was insane when it released, it's practically the father of modern shooters with all of the innovative mechanics and gameplay elements it spawned. It still plays well, even today, minus the constant load screens which were necessary at the time, and Black Mesa has shown that if you simply threw in some better looking textures, it's still an excellent game.
     
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    Ragnarok Online did.
    I had that game when I was a kid and god scared me like a baby, even though I also played DooM at that time.
    ^^ this. Diablo should be in the list as the one that popularized the roguelike genre and expanded it with the power of the interwebs.
     
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    Spacewar is notable for actually being a videogame.
    Pong is notable for being an arcade videogame.

    Spacewar is more relevant today than Pong is. No genre is listed on Wikipedia for Pong, probably because it doesn't have one.
    Spacewar is a space shooter (or possibly, 2D space shooter), which, though it doesn't have many releases in that genre, it's still relevant today at least somewhat. Star Control 2 and SPAZ are some popular releases in that genre.

    Pong isn't a block-breaking game, but it has some similarities with that genre.
     
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    Original Zelda belongs there I think. Screw OoT...
     
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    They seem to have grabbed the most influential games of all time for different genre's. With that said, Everquest should be in place of WoW for sure... Or even MUD's, those were the true first MMO's over the internet.
     
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