Everyone loves games that “inspired” or “influenced” others, but what about the games that inspired the games that inspired the ones that inspired the ones you play today? Yeah, that’s a lot of inspiration! Check out these forgotten titles today.
Where in the World is Carmen SanDiego: Without this one, Educational games may not exist the way they do now.
Bubsy: Its pixel art, speed, and ability to try something new on both 16 and 32-bit consoles helped make sure games like Syphon Filter became a reality.
Jumpman: Randy Glover’s forgotten title was an amazing platformer that absolutely paved the way fro every game in the genre that followed it.
Haunted House: Maybe the first ever horror game? You’re welcome Resident Evil.
Earl Weaver Baseball: This was a customizable baseball game that every other one that followed stole from.