Train2Game News MobileSlots top 50 iconic games

gamerPac-Man, Minecraft and Candy Crush Saga have been named as some of the most
iconic games ever.

The experts at online gaming site, MobileSlots.com named the games they felt were the most iconic and have now announced the 50 most popular choices.

The list included games from both the past and present played on a range of
devices from consoles to phones.

Retro games from the seventies and eighties featured prominently on the
list, including Pac-Man, Pong, Space Invaders and Tetris.

Other blasts from the pasts included some nineties nostalgia from the likes
of Spyro, Rayman and Crash Bandicoot. Modern day entries included Call of Duty, The Last of Us and Minecraft. Addictive mobile games were also named like the infamous Snake 97 as well as Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds.

Many of the games on the list have since been remade but the classics are
the ones that made the cut.

A spokesperson for MobileSlots.com said: “The
gaming industry is now so huge and has so many different types of games but
when it comes down to it the most iconic ones are often the most simple.

“Judging from this list, the recipe to an iconic game is to have a great
storyline, an instantly recognisable protagonist and be incredibly
addictive.

“The gaming industry has come a long way since it begun, some of the games
on the list have gone to inspire movie adaptations, comics and merchandise.

“It’s great to see that some of the very first video games are still so
popular today.”

Results in full (in no particular order):

1. Pac-Man

2. Tetris

3. Golden Eye 007

4. The Legend of Zelda

5. Street Fighter

6. Tennis for Two

7. Pong

8. Super Mario Bros

9. Donkey Kong

10. Final Fantasy VII

11. Tomb Raider

12. Tony Hawks Pro Skater

13. The Sims

14. Minecraft

15. WWF SmackDown!

16. Resident Evil

17. Call of Duty

18. Pokémon Red/Blue/Yellow

19. Crash Bandicoot

20. Spyro

21. Halo

22. Half-Life

23. Grand Theft Auto

24. Super Mario Kart

25. Sonic the Hedgehog

26. World of Warcraft

27. Assasin¹s Creed

28. Doom

29. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

30. The Last Of Us

31. Super Metroid

32. Roller Coaster Tycoon

33. Theme Hospital

34. FIFA International Soccer

35. Football Manager

36. Frogger

37. Candy Crush Saga

38. Flappy Fish

39. Snake 97

40. Space Invaders

41. Asteroids

42. Prince of Persia

43. Lemmings

44. Zork

45. Gran Turismo

46. FarmVille

47. King’s Quest

48. Angry Birds

49. Solitaire

50. Rayman