We here at Old School Gamer are all about preserving gaming history, so take a look at five games that changed video games forever, that no one talks about anymore. Find them and play them!

Parappa the Rapper: Could you imagine the rhythm genre without this one? From the fun story to great original tunes, it absolutely planted the seeds for the DDR, Rock Band and Guitar Hero fads that followed.

Alone in the Dark: One of the very first survival horror games that truly scared you- this game deserves so much more love.

Keystone Kapers: There were platformer games before this one, but this one had and still has one of the best feeling jumps ever. It deserves a comeback!

Kings Bounty: The game that advanced the Might and Magic series immensely, its sequels on the Switch are fun, but they lack the fun of the original.

Bowling: One of the first great sports games on any console, the 2600 version was a blast. It would be great to see another one.

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Patrick Hickey, Jr., is the founder and editor-in-chief of ReviewFix.com and a lecturer of English and journalism at Kingsborough Community College, in Brooklyn, New York. Over the past decade, his video game coverage has been featured in national ad campaigns by top publishers the likes of Nintendo, Deep Silver, Disney and EA Sports. His book series, "The Minds Behind the Games: Interviews With Cult and Classic Game Developers," from McFarland and Company, has earned praise from Forbes, Huffington Post, The New York Daily News and MSG Networks. He is also a former editor at NBC and National Video Games Writer at the late-Examiner.com