Go right

The good old era of gaming where all you had were a few pixels worth of visuals and a few bleeps of sound is long gone. They have been evolving really rapidly then and in 10 years you got from a few pixels worth to a couple of bits worth of pixels and so forth. And in all this time, there were very many different side scrolling games. Today we mostly remember the good and popular ones for the consoles like Super Mario, Sonic, Klonoa, Castlevania, Kirby, Metroid, and so on. Computers also had a few of them like Prehistoric, Prince of Persia, Commander Keen, Dangerous Dave, and I’ve probably missed quite a few more. They’re all quite different yet they all the one thing in common. You’re going from one side to another. Sometimes from left to right, sometimes from right to left. You also go up and down a bit and jump.
A homage to this is presented in the following video where they give the side scrolling aspect a deeper meaning. If you want, you can see it’s quite clever.

How many did you recognize?

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