Gamer’s Day: Top 5 games that have marked the history of video games

This August 29 we celebrate Gamer’s Day, at Unocero we want to celebrate it by giving you the five video games that have defined the industry.

Each of the games that make up this Top are video games that, despite the years, continue to set the standard for their contribution, but above all because their gameplay, despite the years, is still fun.

Tetris still appears on a list of the best video games of all time for one simple and simple reason, despite its clearly simple gameplay: it’s the most addictive and influential puzzle game of all time.

We all know this building block game because we have all played it at some point in our lives, it is simply the digital rock/paper/scissors version, simply because we all know its simple gameplay.

The puzzle video game created by Soviet software engineer Alexey Pajitnov in 1984 has seen numerous copyright disputes. During a major Nintendo publishing period, the rights reverted to Pajitnov in 1996, who co-founded the Tetris company with Henk Rogers to handle the licensing.

We have millions of versions of Tetris including some in the form of board games to sample the one launched by Buffalo Games.

It’s not the first game in the platforming genre, but it’s the one that revolutionized it in game design with its pioneering concepts of power-ups, continuously scrolling screen, paths Alternate secrets and variable environmental physics that were used in later platforming. Games.

In addition to its superior graphics and sound at the time, the controls of Super Mario Bros. they were also praised for their responsiveness and accuracy, allowing players to easily control how fast Mario runs and how far or how high he can jump.

Mario the character is himself one of the most recognizable faces in the world and has remained a symbol of childhood for those of us who played him as kids in the 80s. Super Mario Bros has even been credited as the game that revived the gaming industry since its crash in 1983, as well as the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES).

A perfect way to celebrate Gamer’s Day is to pick up the Super Mario 3D All Stars Collection for Nintendo Switch which honors the plumber’s legacy.

As one of the defining game titles of the original Playstation, Square’s Final Fantasy VII role-playing game is famous for its expansive universe and immersive story.

The plot has been made fabulous with the protagonist, Cloud’s interactions with various characters in the game, giving players a progressive and satisfying identification of the hero and his crew.

In addition to the impressive narrations, there are also many accolades in its presentation. First, it broke away from the 2D computer graphics of the previous Final Fantasy series and moved to 3D polygonal graphics with fully rendered characters on beautiful pre-rendered backgrounds.

The soundtrack composed by renowned video game composer Nobou Uematsu also worked well with the game’s ever-changing environment as the player navigates through the landscapes.

love towards FFVII by the gamer community is so vast that many of the collectibles surrounding it show the statue of Cloud inspired by his version of the remake created by Play Arts.

Metal Gear Solid, from bullets to stealth

Just when players thought the most legitimate way to play was to smash your way and kill as many enemies as possible, the Metal Gear franchise ignored that notion and coined the idea of ​​”stealth” with Metal Gear (1987). ) and Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake (1990).

Metal Gear Solid has arrived, the third game in the series that has been widely credited as the game that launched the 3D stealth action genre to fame. Despite the switch from 2D to 3D, the gameplay remains similar to its prequel where the protagonist, Solid Snake, uses stealth to progress through stages and avoid detection.

The Metal Gear saga felt like a movie with its engrossing main plot, twists and sub-plots to reveal the complex intentions and personalities of each of the story’s many characters.

Never before has a game placed so much emphasis on its plot and, in fact, there are few if any that have done so throughout the history of video games.

Hideo Kojima, the mind behind the franchise, is recognized across the board, and much of his creative process is revealed in The Creative Gene: How Books, Movies, and Music Inspired the Creator of Death Stranding and Metal Gear Solid.

GTA III has to be on our Gamer’s Day list, the great cultural phenomenon of the time. This was partly due to the controversy generated when the game was first released with its senseless violence and sexual content.

However, the game’s popularity was not simply due to such notoriety; this was largely the universal acclaim he received from gamers around the world.

For one thing, it was the first time a video game allowed players to explore an entire city in detail without having to follow a linear game path.

The lack of structure was greatest strength of GTA III; the resulting gameplay flexibility created an unprecedented gaming experience for players and laid a solid foundation for all subsequent sandbox games.

Grand Theft Auto: All About GTA Games, is a book that talks about everything you want to know about the Rockstar IP controversy.

Remember that on this Gamer’s Day at Unocero, we are celebrating the next level of gamer culture. Don’t forget to subscribe to our Youtube channel Unocero Gaming for all industry information.

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