You can’t discuss vintage video games without mentioning Pac-Man. The Pac-Man brand is the single most recognizable name in the industry. When Pac-Man debuted in 1980, most of the arcade games out there were space-themed shooters or Pong-like sports games. Pac-Man was the first face, and the first real character in gaming.The game was ported to the Atari 2600 with moderate success, but many folks still enjoy playing the arcade game.
1. Super Mario
There wasn’t a kid on the block who didn’t go bananas over Super Mario when this game came out with the Nintendo Entertainment System console. Super Mario was packaged with the “regular” NES along with Duck Hunt in 1985.