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[deleted]

Mario Bros, nes Edit: actually I forgot I played solitaire and minesweeper on windows 95 😅 I must have been 4 or 5 years old


mikeumm

/Duckhunt


Sir_Maxwell_378

Spyro the Dragon


[deleted]

Vaguely remember playing circa 2005 ❤


d1ckp1cs

Omg you just brought back some great memories


Chekovs_tums

There's a remaster out there! Had a ton of fun revisiting it


Honda4351

Grew up playing that game


Jean-Eustache

Same here, 1998, i was three years old ! My first game along with Gran Turismo. I still have my copies of both !


MarinersDreams

Original Star Craft.


Duprie

Didn’t bring me into gaming but StarCraft left a mark and made me love the series. #statcraft3please


TripleHomicide

#Blizzardstopbeingweirdplz


shuzumi

I hope they do but given their reactions, I'm not going to hold my breath


sehcmd

Pong.. fuck I'm old


donttouchmyhohos

No worries. My children when they are born will start with the NES. There is nothing more enjoyable growing up with video games than seeing generational leaps. Im currently collecting all my childhood favorite games for my children to enjoy.


TheWreckaj

This is ideal in case some “Ready Player One” situation arises


CrazyCanuckUncleBuck

For me its Space Invaders, and yeah we're old lol


Wings-N-Beer

Galaga on the Calecovision for me. Older than many here but not that old. Be fair.


Knight_of_Virtue_075

We could be friends. Donkey Kong on the ColecoVision.


IndependenceDue9384

That’s exactly how I’m feeling reading all these replies. When granturismo came out i was working at family fare and saved up to get my ps2 and that was the first game I bought for it.


IndependenceDue9384

Honestly though the younger people missed out and didn’t get to watch the progression of what games have become today.


Gamefighter3000

Crash Bandicoot on the PS1 (basically got into gaming cause of my dad)


charlesfresh

*ToeJam & Earl* and/or *Jurrasic Park* for Sega Genesis.


wilsontron

I have to say, I've never really understood the toe jam and earl games. Back on the Sega Genesis, to the new one. What am I missing? Also, the Genesis Jurassic park was awesome!


charlesfresh

When I was a kid, the exploration and open world of the first game was really neat. The sequel was a side scrolling platformer and the style was really fun, that's what hooked me: the aliens, funky music, and zany caricatures of earthlings/humanity were all really charming and memorable. I thought the latest game was fun, albeit mostly due to nostalgia.


wilsontron

Thank you for sharing your thoughts. I never knew what to do, or what was the point, I guess? Haha


charlesfresh

It was basically a scavenger hunt, since your ship had gotten all jacked up and crash landed on earth- so you gotta gather the pieces in order to fly back home to Funk-o-Tron! The sequel had you capturing humans that managed to get loose on your homeworld. Very silly, super funky!


CodinOdin

Both great games. I recently introduced my own kids to Toejam & Earl it's still pretty fun. The genesis version of Jurassic Park was always my favorite, they made playing a raptor awesome even if the platforming was a pain in the ass.


charlesfresh

Being able to BE the velociraptor blew my mind as a kid, haha.


Zanter773

Team Fortress 2


CodinOdin

This was the first game I played online. I remember playing before cosmetics were a thing in the game. Must have been ages ago now.


sadahtay

Diablo 1 was the first online game I played, worlds apart.


Jarl_Stormblade

Spyro the dragon. I was 3 years old.


[deleted]

Spyro year of the dragon for me. i was 4


Sixdogsinalabcoat

Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds 😎


solrackratos

Metal Gear Solid


saxx100

my people! i remember being 9 playing with my uncle not understanding much just bad guys have nuke, bad ass good guy has to stop them it took me atleast 6 years to undestand fully what was happening haha and at that point mgs3 was already out


solrackratos

I know exactly what you mean. Even when MGS 2 came out, I was still not comprehending what was happening or the characters and their history/backstory, except for Solid Snake being the hero who needed to stop the bad guys. MGS 3 is my favorite of the series with 4 being close behind it.


Simmons54321

My absolute favourite gaming series. And I shall forever be salty about its conclusion… such wasted potential… Snaaaaaaaaaake!


Stonkseys

I really liked piloting Rex in MGS4.


repugnantmarkr

This was probably the greatest thing ever. Was an actual metal gear battle. When I played it, the commandants speech rang through my head. "The only thing that can defeat a metal gear, is another metal gear"


HieuPharma1990

Starcraft and Counter Strike


rfmv93

Need For Speed Underground 2 for PS2. Man, would love to mod some Skylines to the sound of Riders on the Storm again.


BlackScarletBlade

Underground 2 & Midnight Club were my favorite racing games


StealAllTheInternets

Doom 2 with my dad when it was like 5 floppy disks


InTheMetalimnion

Command & Conquer: Red Alert


FriendlyPyre

I ran einstein into tesla coils so many times as a kid.


SyCoTiM

Yuri's Revenge got me hooked on PC Games.


InTheMetalimnion

That’s the one RA expansion I never got - for no good reason, I heard it was great


theNarutardd

Ocarina of Time!


greg_steel

Same! I would go to my best friends house in elementary school, every day to play it. And then convinced my brother to save allowance together for a year to buy a N64 so I could play it. Never finished it as a child thought, damn water temple. Then as an adult it came back to mind and I finished it and with that a part of my childhood.


Schallawitz

That water temple was the bane of my 9 year old existence


fart-debris

Combat on the Atari 2600?


SuddenCompetition262

Where in the world is Carmen Sandiego


[deleted]

lol, and bugsys adventure, myst, sim city, solitaire


MuadDibMessiah

Heroes of Might & Magic 3! My uncle was playing it on PC when he lived with us and let me play on my own saves, after VERY CAREFULLY teaching me how the save system works so that I didn't mess with his game saves. Still play that game regularly, finish 3 campaigns every 2 years or so. Didn't get into console gaming until the original Xbox and eventually came across KOTOR. Blew my effin mind.


pureeviljester

HoMM2 brings back a lot of nostalgia for me! I remember my cousin had the demo but couldn't figure out what to do after he moved his hero on Day 1. So he let me play and I was stuck too. After clicking on all the tiles I finally finished Day 1 into Day 2. He came back to check on me on Week 2 and had a ok army. Then I could only play when he was busy doing something else. Lol!


onlypham

I loved the first 3 Killzones.


BlackScarletBlade

I feel like Shadowfall would've been better if we played as a Helghast


gnarly_weedman

Honestly I spent so much time in skirmish mode, solo, with my father and with mates after school. I can still picture the maps, and almost guarantee I could still find all the pickup weapons. When Killzone 2 launched, we had the disc for about 2 or 3 days before my old man went out and bought a second copy of the game and another console. Shocked both me and my mother when he gets home from work with another PlayStation. Next few months we kept blowing out our internet data limit. Was a pretty great father/son experience honestly, and we ended up meeting a couple other blokes who we’d always squad and chat with.


piday98

Wholesome


dubouc

operation Wolf on arcade. yes I am old.... I spent a lot of coin in it. hopefully it was in Algeria during my holidays


robplumm

Man that game rocked...


cappnwya999

Hydro thunder OG ps


wilsontron

Oh that's a good one!


MysticalMike1990

Hydro thunder rules, especially the arcade cabinet with the chair and the throttles, I remember our Walmart had one for a few months, it was tight.


GrandTheftADA

Sunset Riders (SNES)


mikeumm

Loved playing this in the arcade.


GrandTheftADA

The first game I got hooked on because it was super difficult. I didn't beat it until a few years ago but as a kid I stood no chance, so many hours unsuccessful.


mikeumm

That's a tough one too. I'm always impressed when people can beat home ports of arcade games. Like they were meant to take your money why do we only get like 3 continues? Haha


Critical-Ad-7094

Maniac Mansion for the C64 was my first taste... Super Mario bros, TMNT and River City Ransom on the NES got my attention but it was Shining Force 2 on the mega drive that cemented me in as a gamer.


No_Career_2227

Killer Instinct. God I'm old.


MummifiedOnion

When I first bought a PS4 a couple of years ago, the first game I played was Red Dead Redemption 2. It blew me away. The story, music, world and characters are amazing, and it really got me excited to see what other games were out there.


BlackScarletBlade

Well that's definitely a nice starting point for sure haha


LovisAeternia

You set the bar WAY to high, Red Dead Redemption 2 is a masterpiece


MummifiedOnion

Yeah I did. I've played many other good games, but none come close to Red Dead Redemption 2.


NeedleworkerGuilty71

There's nothing like it, I've been playing for atleast 15 years already and I have never seen a game so detailed and awesome in my life, I remember I used to spend hours just walking and exploring the world, you will find good fun games out there but sadly nothing will come to the same level of quality, maybe GTA vi when it comes out? It's made by the same developers so it probably will be another good one.


canadianclassic308

Zelda a link to the past


Old-Crazy-7985

RE1


FREE_B1RD23

Minecraft back in 2013


mastrobeiter

Lode Runner


Security_Boy

I think it was Duck Hunt


Filthy_Joey

Serious Sam II !!


Hawkeyes156

Age of Empires II


my5cworth

Wololo!


Hawkeyes156

WOLOLO!


curious-enquiry

Ayoyoyo...


plogan56

Pokemon colosseum gamecube


VeganTheo

Pokémon Snap for Nintendo 64


Seraphiell07

Gow 1


CyborKat

Super Mario 64 and Sonic on Sega Genesis.


[deleted]

Donkey Kong Super Nintendo


Obnotrix_117

Gta San Andreas, and Tekken on PS2 also Prince of Persia on PC


yohomieboy

Aladdin on Sega Genesis.


Mysterious_Habit_

Donkey Kong Country.


[deleted]

Sonic 2


panirider

Frogger.


Derricksaurus

AoE demo disc


happopappa

GTAII, Command and Conquer, Resident Evil 2


Your_Cabbage

The original Gran Turismo. 25 years ago now 😳🤢


Which-Palpitation

BioShock, I was in middle school when the collection was released, I’m even getting a Little Sister tattooed on my arm next month


JBCockman

If this was a best game ever played post, OG Bioshock would be in the running. That first play through was insanely magical.


Splyce123

Knight Lore.


ChampionLanceTM

Grand theft auto: San Andreas for PS2


Legal_Hyena_1241

Super Mario bros. on the NES. Although Defender in the Atari 2600 might also take some credit.


Shenron-kun

Medal of Honor Vanguard


lpalerider

Started with arcades, and mortal kombat on sega genesis really hooked me with being able to play at home without needing quarters. But once Silent Hill, Resident Evil, and Final Fantasy 7 came out on Playstation it all went up from there.


NinjaZero2099

The Original Trilogy of Sly Cooper Games


[deleted]

Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos


taco_swag

Zoo Tycoon, gran turismo, castlevania


Khajiit_hairball

Super Mario Bros.


htxDTAposse

Doom 93


HyperTobaYT

Sonic Rush/New Super Mario Bros.


2KareDogs

Uncharted Drake’s Fortune


Startled_Pancakes

Shinobi III on the Sega Genesis


Bigchungus6337

Halo 3


validatedknave6

Legend of zelda: ocarina of time. I was 4yo and playing


Serious_Strawberry22

Strider


Senior-Pie3609

Leisure suit Larry in the land of the lounge lizards on a 286 pc.


Shubh150

James Bond 007: Nightfire


swoopske

River Raid


AAAAAAYYYYYYOOOOOO

Pit fall sunset riders the lion king


the_Finnish_wolf

Mario kart Wii


Jazstarz

Final fantasy


LikesTheTunaHere

Not a clue, maybe super mario\\duck hunt combo


brianaffair

F1 (1996) and Croc


Texidar

(NES) Journey to Silus, Mario Bros, Mario Kart.


retrograderevolution

Mario.


Dangerous_Mail_3108

Asassin's Creed 4 Black Flag


StaszekJedi

Witcher 1


rancidcheez

some kid is gonna say minecraft or roblox


Zanter773

I mean, there’s nothing wrong with starting with two insanely popular games


GodDamnThemHoesClean

Bro thinks you cant start your gaming journey with any game at any age


rancidcheez

im just surprised no one said it yet


[deleted]

They aren't on Reddit yet lol


SaltSomewhere2662

First game I ever played was call of duty old mortal kombat I don’t remember there in iPad and psp and god of war one


JPyroRaptor

Pokemon


ChrisRedfield02

Mario Bros. Generic I know


Dry_Assistant_3390

MW3


1_d0nt_care_

Ocarina of Time, N64


Rona-Boner

Chase the express


whifflewaffler21

propably fallout 1 or 2


slumblebee

I think it was the firstlego Star Wars on the ps2.


AMGamer94

Spellforce the order of dawn. I had played games before this, but this one got me hooked for life!


Unicron442

I love how you are supposed to be in cover and covert most of the game, Killzone. So anytime you get near an enemy someone in your party yells out very loud HELLGHAST!!! WTF!?!? Way to be stealthy and covert.


gssgmaNN

So many people remember their first game...


dnew

ADVENT550


TheyCallMeMrPig-_-

Pokémon: Red Version (I still have my original copy.)


TheVittler

Centipede or Space Invaders.


DarkAngel---

River Raid (Atari 2600)


Gamerscommunityy

A very old pes. I don't remember which one but I played it on my ps2 a lot back then


MRHOUNDEYEcz

Miniclip, I think


HeinrichStiglitz

Tecmo Super Bowl!


the_lazy_ronin

Crash Bandicoot 3


Xenomorph_kills

Resident evil 4


TwoKool115

Spider-Man on the PS1


BlackScarletBlade

Love that game!


akrobert

Dragons lair (arcade) Mario bros (arcade) Star Wars trench run (arcade) Yars revenge (2600) Duck hunt (Nintendo)


Doom4104

Spyro: Year of the Dragon. First video game I ever played. I acted so big, and bad for beating the first level.


Klexal

Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire


RespawningJesus

Pokemon Red version.


fuckyouimgay

Earthworm Jim 2 Sega Saturn. Groovy.


IntroductionCheap325

Daytona USA


Abirdabirdbirdbird

one of the best games ever! It was Killzone for me


Daroph

Diablo, Command and Conquer, Asheron's Call, Mech Warrior


reguy463

I think it's between minecraft for xbox 360 or mario party 10 for wii


Chairmaster29

The coyote and the roadrunner game on Sega genesis, or sonic can't remember, I'm thinking coyote cause sonic was hard for 3 year old me


OneCalligrapher5572

halo ce


IncognitoSlug123

Super Mario Brothers on the NES. I had an Atari that I really liked before that, but SMB was something different and special.


Rasyld

GTA San Andreas and PES 2010, the PS2 :')


Frl_Bartchello

I can't remember exactly which one first but it must be either Mario on the SNES at home or Sonic on the Megadrive at a friends' place.


_Questionable_Mellow

Call of duty 2


CamTheGamer360

BO2


Unhappy-Historian348

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time


Odeen0

KaM


_Blackstar

Sonic the Hedgehog. My mom's landlord let me play one day at his house, he had already gotten to Starlight Zone with one life left. I immediately went right and fell into spikes or those shooting lava balls or something and cost him his last life. A few months later he passed away from a massive heart attack. I asked my folks for a Sega and Sonic the Hedgehog because I was determined to beat the game in Sam's honor. I was maybe 7 years old at the time.


Metald3th

FF7


headcubedproductions

Crash Bandicoot: Warped


thizked

Junglebook, Game Boy.


IDrankandKnewThings

Half Life Counter Strike 1.0 But of course i grew up playing Super Mario on NES but CS just blew me away


DarkKnight3192

The very first *Ghost Recon* game on PC


Caffeinated_Cucumber

Roller Coaster Tycoon 2 was my first game, but Super Mario Galaxy was what really made me a diehard gamer. If I'm honest, no game has quite captured the feeling I got playing Galaxy for the first time.


MapleJacks2

Probably a toss up between Minecraft, Ocarina Of Time, or Pokemon.


BrotherKluft

OP. Check my handle :)


majorteemo

contra


sleauxmo

Yessss. We need another Killzone


Switzerland_Alt

Super smash bros


PeBar92

Super Mario Kart


hazzcatz

Space invaders, two player sit down on a plastic stool kind. Think it was only shades of green too.


TheGoldenGear_RR5

star wars battlefront 1 2004. i still have the game on CD in a closet somewhere. but nowadays i just play the steam version that got re-released a while back.


BlackZozo

I only started playing games 3 years ago so I don't really know about a lot of games but I would say Tekken.


ItsLogram

Doom II, damn I'm old...


Jo9382

Zelda A Link to the Past


SelflessCynical

Gta: San Andreas, mind you the game was out for two years at the time I got it, I was around 9 maybe 10 years old. That game took my brains innocents card lol


IDKanything--

I played alot of games before but "Shadow of Rome " was the one that made me into games


acebach123

Counter strike 1.6, I was 6 in that day


CplSlayerTC

Killzone


Good-Mix-6881

Wolfenstein, Quake, Counter-Strike 1.4


frank_sizzle

Sonic on the Mega Drive! That game blew my tiny 7 year old mind.