4. Secret Command (Sega Master System, 1986)

Complex Critique: Minimalism’s prevalence in the ’80s eventually crept its way into interactive entertainment, as evidenced by this SMS masterpiece. The term “minimalism” was also closely aligned with lazy, pretentious wanks who believed that “less is more” when it came to effort. They would often try to convince people that a square drawn onto a piece of canvas was commentary of the human condition. Or that Combat was awesome.