Nine games that were ahead of their time

Celebrating the forgotten titles that paved the way for today's most popular games

Isn't living in the future sweet? We can trade gameplay videos in Halo 3 and Forza 3, race open-world style with Burnout Paradise, screw over our compatriots in EVE Online, or wreak havoc on bustling cities in Grand Theft Auto. Except, most of the aforementioned features have been around for decades. You see, the games that actually pioneered these mind-blowing features that we take for granted today have been unjustly forgotten. Well, we're here to remedy that with the unsung heralds of progress: games that were truly ahead of their time.

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