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Old 06-15-2009, 12:13 AM   #1
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What are some epic games that you can think of that shaped todays games?

Im Thinking of:

Age Of Empires Series
Need For Speed Series
Counter Strike Series

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World of Warcraft

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sim city (first 'rts'?)
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Counter Strike Source
Sins of a Solar Empire
Halo 1 (PC original)
COD 2 & 4 (PC)
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Mario (especially the Snes ones),
Sonic (The megadrive ones),
Crash Bandicoot (Loved that game),
Burnout (Changed the racing genre rather recently),
Doom (Changed the FPS genre)
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Originally Posted by 88 View Post
World of Warcraft
Warcraft itself more so, but WoW has set the bar for new MMO's.

Mega man - Games can be difficult
Final Fantasy - RPG mold
Counter Strike - PvP at its finest
Starcraft - Nothing needs to be said
Mario - platforming perfection
Doom - inspired many shooters
Grand Theft Auto - Rockstar tested the 'waters' on how much violence would work for a mainstream title.
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wow, no RPG fans here???

Old School: (SNES)Final Fantasy II & III, Chrono Trigger and Secret of Mana
(NES) Dragon Warrior Series (omg I loved them all) and Final Fantasy I

Less Old School: Final Fantasy VII for PS I

New: since I dont like any of the newer RPG's my vote is for Call of Duty 4 and 5....I waste sooooo much of my life playing those two games
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Pac-Man nuff said.

Definitely Grand Theft auto 3, one of the first games to have 3rd person and gun violence, sex, drugs..etc.

Final fantasy for sure.
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Just to add...

Street Fighter/King of Fighters (fighting)
Dance Dance Revolution (Music)
Ghosts n Goblins (platform)
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COD4 all the way ftw

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