Ahh, yes. The good old days.
Steam introduced Early Access as part of their sales and distribution program. It was also used to solicit feedback from early purchasers to help a game evolve. While there are titles like DayZ and Kerbal Space Program that have benefited tremendously from Early Access, not every game enjoys the same luxury.
While there are a lot of great opening levels in video game history, here’s a look at the ones that truly stand the test of time and can even be considered hallmarks for future game developers to take into consideration.