80s | Pop Culture | Video Games

10 Classic Games Turning 30 This Year That Will Make You Wonder Where The Time Went

Square Enix / Nintendo

1987 was a pretty significant year for pop culture, and not just for music. Turns out, a lot of iconic video game franchises made their debut, as well as other established ones getting some major new entries. In particular, these 10 have stood the test of time and have endured to this day.

Final Fantasy (NES)

Square Enix
Square Enix
Square Enix
Square Enix

Double Dragon (Arcade/NES)

Taito
Taito
Tradewest
Tradewest

Leisure Suit Larry In The Land Of The Lounge Lizards (PC)

Sierra
Sierra
Sierra
Sierra

Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! (NES)

Nintendo
Nintendo
Nintendo
Nintendo

Contra (Arcade/NES)

Konami
Konami
Konami
Konami

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Maniac Mansion (PC/NES)

Lucasarts
Lucasarts
Lucasarts
Lucasarts

Metal Gear (MSX/NES)

Konami
Konami
Konami
Konami

Zelda II: The Adventure of Link (NES)

Nintendo
Nintendo
Nintendo
Nintendo

Castlevania II: Simon's Quest (NES)

Konami
Konami
Konami
Konami

Mega Man (NES)

Capcom
Capcom
Capcom
Capcom

Do you remember playing these when they were new?

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