What was the first video game you remember playing?

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Feb 15, 2020
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I have to say my first game that I remember playing would have to be Duck Hunt for the original Nintendo at a friend's house. After that my parents bought me a Super Nintendo and played a ton of Super Mario World and Donkey Kong Country. Good times.
 
Jan 20, 2020
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The very first game I remember playing was Crash Bash for the Playstation 1. I never owned the console when I was a child because my parents were stricty about not owning a video games console (althought that kinda backfired when they bought me my first PC and they didn't realise consoles aren't the only place where i can play games lmao).

So I used to go round to my friend's house annd play crash bash together for hours on end.
 
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Jan 30, 2020
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As far as I can remember, the first game I played was Super Mario 64, although i'm sure I would have played Super Mario Bros before that even if I don't remember doing so.
 
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Mar 3, 2020
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very first games were golden eye and super mario 64, but the most memorable first games were sly cooper and kingdom hearts for the ps2. those games captured my imagination as a kid like no other
 
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@_Artifact I remember being quite irritated on my childhood friend's father because he did not let us play GoldenEye for more than 30 minutes when I came to visit. That is like Nothing! Hmmm, maybe if I just left and came back minutes after that would have counted as a visit 😁
 
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Probably Shinobi on my brother's Commodore 64. I can only remember this game because my other brother was in love with the Ninja Turtles, and I wanted to be just like him so I pretended I was a turtle smashing buttons as a very little kid.

I think the first game I owned as "mine" was a game I got for an early birthday called "Skitchin" for the Mega Drive. Although, this Sega MD was also my brothers that sold everything including my game :( and got a PS1. Funny I periodically remind him he did a dirty thing trading my first game away. We did get an N64 as a joint gift from my Grandad before this I'm sure, GoldenEye days but it doesn't count as it was joint. So was our first PC, with Half-Life and those dial-up connection days but, yeah, after that it all happened very quickly and I'm still loving every minute of the gamer life...

One big thing, looking back, that I really miss? Welcome to Gamespy. Bring back server browsing. I miss it so much.
 
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The first video game I played was a text adventure called "Haunted House" on the BBC Micro. If you want, you can play it here and see what gaming was like for 80s British schoolkids: Haunted House.
 
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Hand on heart I think I was playing a shareware version of Doom when I was about 6. My dad was pretty lax with what I could view as a kid and was a huge computer nerd himself so we always had a console and gaming PC in the house.

I have a vague recollection of some console driving game before that but it is the faintest of memories now and I don't at all recall what system it was on, let alone it's name.
 
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Mar 8, 2020
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Hand on heart I think I was playing a shareware version of Doom when I was about 6. My dad was pretty lax with what I could view as a kid and was a huge computer need himself so we always hand a console and gaming PC I the house.

I have a vague recollection of some console driving game before that but it is the faintest of memories now and I don't at all recall what system it was on, let alone it's name.
I think my first PC game was Crystal Caves and then Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure.
 
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Mar 12, 2020
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Since I was interested in FPS 1st person shooter games, the first game ever played is Counter Strike : Condition Zero
 
Mar 12, 2020
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The first game I played is diablo , now still keep waiting for its series but too slow for each Esp out ...
 
Mar 14, 2020
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first real game i played as a kid on PC specifically, was Sudden strike and some random racing game demo i still dont know the names of (i didnt count minesweeper, or other free windows game).
definitely the reason i like strategy and and RTS growing up

Outside pc, pac-man or maybe sonic
 
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I was too little when I started gaming back in 2002. I don't exactly know which one was my first game but it must be any of Virtual Cops, House of the dead, Road Rush, NFS 2SE, Desperados!
 

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