83. Little Samson

Released: 1992
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Fun Fact: Little Samson told a story without a single line of dialogue, using cutscenes that used techniques similar to silent films.

The animations in this side-scroller were quite good for the period, as the game was trying to compete with titles on some of the new 16-bit consoles. It also featured a really cool character-swapping mechanic. Once the four main characters had all gone through their separate levels to arrive at the palace where the end of the game was set, players could switch between them to take advantage of their unique strengths.