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Initial post: Feb 20, 2013 3:40:53 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 20, 2013 9:10:03 AM PST
I can't be certain which one was first since I was so young, but I've narrowed it down to Bubble Bobble, Duck Hunter or Super Mario Bros

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:45:13 AM PST
Gameresq says:
Pac-Man was my first arcade game and Food Fight on Atari was my first home console game. I do not recall Dunk Hunter, does it involve hunting fish?

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:47:35 AM PST
R. J. Gutt says:
Atari Pong, sometime in the 1970's.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:53:14 AM PST
Alien Fodder says:
Probably Pong... or maybe Pacman. It's been waaaaaay too long for me to remember exactly. :)

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:55:37 AM PST
Zero says:
Mario 64.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:57:14 AM PST
MrFoxhound says:
Double Dragon for the NES. Followed closely by Tetris for the NES.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:57:28 AM PST
Peter Faden says:
Pong for sure, but Atari and Intellivision were both released around the same time as I tried Pong out, and we had both systems. As far as which game for those systems, dunno....maybe football or something.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 3:59:36 AM PST
new Tron says:
Some racing game on Colecovision.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 4:17:37 AM PST
Last edited by the author on Feb 20, 2013 4:18:06 AM PST
got mayo?™ says:
Pong. I was a little tyke. Probably my oldest memory, i recall not just that but lots of details of that particular Xmas eve....so i was impacted somehow. Weird, because i faintly remember things were i was older than that. Had to have been ~''81, since i was born the year it came out.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 4:31:59 AM PST
Jack Pacini says:
Hoops on NES then promptly Super Mario Bros.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013 4:39:47 AM PST
Peter Faden says:
When Colecovision came out, it was the greatest thing ever. I got a Colecovision and Time Pilot, which was at the time, the greatest game ever, lol.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 4:53:12 AM PST
Baloo6909 says:
Either baseball or pitfall on atari

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 4:53:36 AM PST
uncledonnie3 says:
It was a Colecovision game because my parents had one but I don't remember which one.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 4:56:42 AM PST
Breeze says:
Legend of Zelda 2: The Adventure of Link. I was terrible at it, but then again, I couldn't have been more than 3 at the time.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 4:57:31 AM PST
jtshiel says:
The first one that I owned and played was Wizards and Warriors on the NES.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:03:46 AM PST
DukeNole says:
I'm thinking either Asteroids or Space Invaders on the Atari. Or maybe it was pong. Remember the "football" game where all the block-figure lineman moved in sync? LOL...

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:12:46 AM PST
I think it was Qbert. However, I do remember getting a Nintendo in the 90s and playing Mario with my dad as well as playing Wolfstein, doom and blake stone.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:19:37 AM PST
Stud Lee© says:
Pong.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013 5:23:00 AM PST
Meth Panther says:
I believe it was Super Mario Bros/Duck Hunt

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:25:08 AM PST
Frogger on the atari

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013 5:25:09 AM PST
FOGE says:
Not 100% but Im pretty sure it was Super Mario Bros. Its possible it was the Track and Field game that came with the mat.

In reply to an earlier post on Feb 20, 2013 5:25:50 AM PST
The Drizzle says:
it has to be Super Mario Bros 1 or 3, duck hunt, or tetris. i never understood how to play tetris until about 10 years old or so, but i used to play with my mom when i was younger, just stacking blocks.

my brother had an NES, and he is 4 years older than me. i remember being Luigi all the time (which is why i always play as luigi in mario party, kart, SSB from time to time, etc).

my first console i remember getting was sega genesis, which both of us got together for xmas. the majority of the games we got were for both of us, but i remember the one game that was just for me was some NBA 1 on 1 game, and just beacuse of that, i played the heck out of it.

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:39:52 AM PST
G-Love says:
I believe the first game I ever played was Contra on the original Game Boy when I was a little kid. I was SO pumped to get that thing!

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:41:35 AM PST
Cyaneed says:
Pong :) .

Posted on Feb 20, 2013 5:51:50 AM PST
DukeNole says:
Anyone remember the old school game "One on One: Dr J vs Larry Bird"? Me and a buddy used to play that all the time, I was always Dr J and he was always Larry Bird. We used to play it on his C64, and we thought that game was the ish back then. Good times...
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