5 PC/CONSOLE Games That Shaped Our Childhood



Released in 1991 by Electronic Arts, this was a widely popular game among the 90’s generation kids. It involved participating in illegal street races along with a huge dose of violence. It was an extremely entertaining game spread over five levels, where a player could choose to buy bigger and meaner bikes as he progressed from level to level and winning prize money along the way.

Dangerous Dave –


A simplistic game where the objective was to collect gold cups to move on to the next level, it was hugely addictive and could be played by all ages. The game was easy to play in the first two levels after which, it became significantly difficult with each passing level, until all the way up to the tenth level. This is one game that keeps you wanting for more.

Super Mario Bros



Who can forget this legendary game? Ever since the first Mario game came out, there has been over 200 versions of Mario games. Depicted as a short Italian plumber who resides in the Mushroom Kingdom, he goes on several adventures to rescue his Princess Peach from the Koopa villain Bowser. His younger brother is Luigi. The Mario franchise is the best-selling video game franchise of all time.

Duck Hunt


This was one game where nearly everyone held a “light gun” in their hand for the first time in their lives. The goal was to shoot the ducks in mid-air, not to mention an adorable dog which would show up whenever we missed a target. This game gave birth to a new breed of shooters and helped them forge their accuracy skills and improve concentration levels.

GTA Vice City


Probably the only game in the list that had advanced graphics and a completely new form of game play, it was the bestselling game of 2002. It involved playing from a third-person perspective in an open world environment, thus allowing the player to interact with the game world at their leisure. The game received a lot of critical acclaim where it was praised for its gripping storyline and the music.

Prateek Asnani

A full time MBA student and part time writer. An avid reader and sports fan. A foodie and gaming fanatic. An adventurous and inquisitive fellow. If he isn't busy trying to build a Formula One racing car, he can be found playing a game of badminton in his backyard.
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