Great video games that have aged terribly

In a world filled with multi-hour install times, crucial features distributed via premium downloadable content, multiplayer matches infested with trolls, endless sequels, busted launches, microtransactions, and mandatory patch downloads, people keep asking one question: why aren't video games be as fun as they used to be?

Spoiler alert: they are. Sure, that old Nintendo 64 shooter, PlayStation platformer, and PC strategy game might've been a big deal back in the day, but nostalgia is a powerful drug, and none of them are quite as good as you remember. Trust us. You can't go back again, and it's better to leave well enough alone than to sully your happy memories by revisiting these classic titles: