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Ten classic video games that turn 30 years old in 2014

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It was also an interesting time 30 years ago. By 1984, the once-massive video game industry collapsed in North America. Arcades were shuttered as even some of the biggest companies in the marketplace pulled away from video games or folded altogether. A massive transitional period came to be, as the old guard quickly faded away only to be replaced by the Nintendo generation and the resurrection of the gaming marketplace in the United States.

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Despite the shake-up, a number of important hit games still came out during 1984, many of which became all-time classics which are still remembered fondly today.

Check out the slideshow to see ten of the classics that are celebrating three decades of video game excellence in this coming year.


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