Looking Back Fondly on the Legendary Video-Game Titles of the Past

Video games have come a long way since they first came out a few decades ago. PC gaming arguably remains at the forefront of innovation and technology with so many released AAA titles that consistently outdo one another year after year. The gamers of today are truly fortunate to experience the best that gaming industries have to offer. 

Before legendary gaming PC titles get lost in the history archives, it’s nice to be reminded that the video games enjoyed today wouldn’t have been what they are if it weren’t for the pioneering titles. Check out the video below for the evolution of PC gaming:

Didn’t catch all the video game titles? Take a look at the list below:

  1. The Oregon Trail (1985)
  2. Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? (1985)
  3. Ultima 4 (1985)
  4. Sid Meier’s Pirates (1987)
  5. King’s Quest 4 (1988)
  6. Prince of Persia (1989)
  7. SimCity (1989)
  8. Sid Meier’s Civilization (1991)
  9. Wolfenstein (1992)
  10. Doom (1993)
  11. Star Wars: TIE Fighter (1994)
  12. Command & Conquer (1995)
  13. Diablo (1996)
  14. Quake 2 (1997)
  15. Baldur’s Gate (1998)
  16. StarCraft (1998)
  17. Age of Empires 2 (1999)
  18. System Shock 2 (1999)
  19. Deus Ex (2000)
  20. The Sims (2000)
  21. Max Payne (2001)
  22. Warcraft III (2002)
  23. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic (2003)
  24. GTA: Vice City (2003)
  25. Half-Life 2 (2004)
  26. Battlefield 2 (2005)
  27. Hitman (2006)
  28. Portal (2007)
  29. BioShock (2007)
  30. Team Fortress 2 (2007)
  31. Fallout 3 (2008)
  32. StarCraft 2 (2010)
  33. Minecraft (2011)
  34. Far Cry 3 (2012)
  35. Dota 2 (2013)
  36. Diablo 3 (2014)
  37. The Witcher 3 (2015)
  38. Overwatch (2016)
  39. Fortnite (2017)
  40. Monster Hunter: World (2018)

If you feel nostalgic seeing the older titles in the video above, it’s high time for you to get back into PC gaming or video games in general. If you’re still gaming after all this time, maybe it’s time to treat yourself to a whole new PC upgrade.

Gaming is one thing, but building a PC yourself is on a league of its own. Luckily, you can use a tool to help you build your dream gaming rig to try the AAA titles you’ve always wanted to play.

What kind of video games do you love playing? Share your stories and fond memories in the comments below.

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