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Players control Mario, or his brother Luigi in the multiplayer mode, as they travel the Mushroom Kingdom to rescue Princess Toadstool from Bowser.
Super Mario Bros.
The plots commonly involve the Triforce, a relic representing the virtues of Courage, Wisdom and Power that together are omnipotent. With a few exceptions, the protagonist in each game is usually a different incarnation of Link.
The Legend of Zelda
Set within the fictional state of San Andreas, based on Southern California, the single-player story follows three criminals and their efforts to commit heists while under pressure from a government agency and powerful crime figures.
Grand Theft Auto V
The gameplay revolves around players using a slingshot to launch birds at pigs stationed in or around various structures, with the goal of destroying all the pigs on the playing field.
Archaeologist-adventurer Lara Croft is approached by Larson, who is working for the wealthy businesswoman Jacqueline Natla.
Development began in 1990 when Sega ordered its developers to create a game featuring a mascot for the company. After considering a number of suggestions, the developers decided on a blue hedgehog.
Sonic the Hedgehog
The original Japanese title of Puck Man was changed for international releases as a preventative measure against defacement of the arcade machines by changing the P to an F.
It has since been ported to various platforms and is the best-selling video game of all time, with 200 million copies sold across all platforms and 126 million monthly active users as of 2020.
Hearings on video game violence were held in late 1992 to 1993. The legislators were especially concerned with the realistic replica of human figures in games, as opposed to cartoonish characters in other violent games.
The game inspired and was used in the fan-created Red vs. Blue video series, which is credited as one of the first major successes of machinima (the technique of using real-time 3D engines, often from video games, to create animated films).
Halo: Combat Evolved
By 1994, the game had been played by over 25 million people in the United States alone at home and in arcades. Due to its success, a series of updated versions offering additional features and characters were released.
Street Fighter II
This MMORPG contains elements from fantasy, steampunk, and science fiction: such as gryphons, dragons, and elves; steam-powered automata; zombies, werewolves, and other horror monsters; as well as time travel, spaceships, and alien worlds.
World of Warcraft
Players must complete lines by moving differently shaped pieces, which descend onto the playing field. The completed lines disappear and grant the player points, and the player can proceed to fill the vacated spaces.
Players control bounty hunter Samus Aran, who travels to planet Zebes to retrieve an infant alien creature stolen by the Space Pirate leader Ridley.
The game's nonlinear gameplay lets the player choose the order in which to complete its initial six stages. Each culminates in a "Robot Master" boss battle that awards the player-character a unique weapon.
Along the way the player must purchase supplies, hunt for food, and make choices on how to proceed along the trail while encountering random events such as storms and wagon breakdowns.
The game features over 80 playable fighters, including everyone from all previous games, alongside several newcomers. The roster ranges from Nintendo mascots to characters from third-party franchises, with the game being supported with post-release downloadable content that adds more.
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate
The game's plot follows Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, members of an elite task force known as S.T.A.R.S., as they investigate the outskirts of Raccoon City following the disappearance of their team members. They soon become trapped in a mansion infested with zombies and other monsters.