Super Mario Bros (1983)

The game that defined how 2D platformers had to be, and set the path for hundreds or even thousands of games that were directly influenced by it.

Shenmue (1999)

It was the forerunner of 3D open world games, and directly influenced the games that came after it.

Final Fantasy VII (1997)

This Game achieved the milestone of popularizing turn-based role-playing throughout the world.

Super Mario 64 (1996)

A decade after laying the foundations of the 2D platform genre, the mustachioed plumber did the same with 3D platforming in a masterful classic.

The Legend of Zelda (1998) 

This Game took the experience to another level by sublimely adapting to 3D gameplay  and featuring a number of  totally groundbreaking elements.