Video: The evolution of PC games


From the earliest text-based adventures to the latest modern shooters, Reverse Enginears has created a stunning musical composition featuring only sounds and music from PC games.

Reverse Enginears is a digital creative agency that specializes in A/V re-sequencing. AKA "remixes." Their remixes have been featured in advertising campaigns for Disney, Marvel and GM, and have been watched millions of times on YouTube and elsewhere.

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Complete list of games referenced:

Zork
MULE
Dam Busters
Flight Simulator
Kings Quest: Quest For The Crown
DOS Ninja
Hard Hat Mack
Chess
Donkey
Lode Runner
Sid Meier's Pirates
Burger Time
Galactix
Where In The World Is Carmen San Diego
Alley Cat
Pool of Radiance
Wizardry
Oregon Trail
Leisure Suit Larry in The Land of The Lounge Lizards
Space Quest: The Sarien Encounter
Defender of The Crown
Jeopardy!
Captain Power and The Soldier of The Future
Cannonball Blitz
Arctic Fox
California Raisins
High Rollers
Wavy Navy
Ultima
Sim City
Prince of Persia
Monkey Island 2
Lemmings
Wolfenstein 3D
Kings Quest VI
Dune II
Sam & Max Hit The Road
Command & Conquer: Red Alert
Supremacy
Civilization
Doom
Sim City 2000
Day of The Tentacle
Myst
Mech Warrior 2
Wing Commander 3
X-Com UFO Defense
Command & Conquer
Warcraft II: Tides of Darkness
Star Wars TIE Fighter
Elder Scrolls Arena
Warlords II
Duke Nukem 3D
Diablo
Elder Scrolls II
Starcraft
Heroes of Might and Magic III
Fallout
Blade Runner
Riven
Half-Life
Quake II
Counter Strike 1.6
Deus Ex
Star Wars: Knight of The Old Republic
Max Payne
Battlefield 1942
Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
Warcraft 3
Diablo II
Empire Earth
Unreal Tournament 2004
Splinter Cell
Half-Life 2
Hitman: Blood Money
Doom 3
Team Fortress 2
Left 4 Dead 2
Portal
Fallout 3
Dead Space 2
Gran Theft Auto 4
Borderlands
Amnesia
Civilization V
Starcraft 2
Limbo
Crysis 2
Deus Ex Machina
Minecraft
Portal 2
Dota 2
Diablo 3

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