Relive video game history with epic 'Go right'

Countless games require the protagonist to go right, and one amateur videographer takes that concept to a completely new level.

Mario's journey eastward seems never ending. Screenshot by Christopher MacManus/CNET

YouTube user RockeyPlanetesimal's "Go right" video might send you dashing down memory lane with its array of clips of beloved game characters running for their lives.

The beautiful montage of video game history, infused with dramatic music, shows off many popular games from past and present. As an enhancement to the experience, the footage appears self-shot, giving it a much livelier feel.

Many will undoubtedly smile after watching this epic compilation, which includes Mario, Sonic, Castlevania, Mega Man, and dozens of other unforgettable characters working hard to hit the end of a level. Make sure you watch until the end to see how the journey evolves.

Can you name all the friends and foes who appear in the video?

About the author

Crave contributor Christopher MacManus regularly spends his time exploring the latest in science, gaming, and geek culture -- aiming to provide a fun and informative look at some of the most marvelous subjects from around the world.

 

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