In consequence, the highest 40 checklist featured loads of previous favourites – together with Tetris (1984), Area Invaders (1978), Donkey Kong (1981), and Road Fighter (1987).
Soccer favorite FIFA, which sees a brand new sport come out every year, took the highest spot, with almost a fifth of the vote.
And lovable character Mario had two video games within the high three, with Mario Kart and Tremendous Mario World.
PacMan and Name of Responsibility have been additionally widespread, with The Sims and Tomb Raider others to make the checklist.
A spokesman for Lottoland.co.uk, which gives a bunch of retro-inspired video games, stated: “There are some timeless classics on the checklist right here, and a number of them individuals are nonetheless taking part in to this present day.
“With so many new video games popping out all time – and with good graphics as well – it’s wonderful to see that what we truly all need are the pixelated, cult classics that we grew up on.
“And it’s no totally different right here – from Area Invaders to Road Fighter, our video games are impressed by the perfect of the perfect. Who wants Tomb Raider once you’ve acquired Tetris?”
The examine additionally discovered 62 p.c of avid gamers grew up taking part in the titles, with 58 p.c of these with youngsters now sharing their favourites with them.
Mario Kart and FIFA have been the highest video games to play with children, however 29 p.c have additionally launched them to Sonic the Hedgehog.
And virtually 1 / 4 (23 p.c) have performed the retro sport of Tetris with their kids.
It additionally emerged that 38 p.c of avid gamers really feel the perfect factor about video video games is having the ability to play with others – though 17 p.c take pleasure in it just because they’re good at them.
The common gamer spends greater than three hours per week battling it out – proudly owning 21 totally different video games, and spending almost £40 a month on their interest.
With regards to the best gaming console out there, PlayStation got here out on high, with its consoles making up 4 of the highest 5, alongside the Nintendo Wii.
The Xbox 360 got here eighth, behind the Sega MegaDrive and Nintendo Change.
Nonetheless, the examine, carried out through OnePoll, discovered 14 p.c really feel gaming will die out as know-how advances – regardless of 54 p.c believing they’re forward of their time.
And 36 p.c really feel digital actuality headsets will ultimately substitute conventional arcade video games.
Lottoland’s spokesman added: “Know-how will proceed to develop and advance because the years go by, however there’ll at all times be room for video video games which have stood the check of time.
“We’ve a big selection of classics out there to select from to take you proper again to the heady days of the 16-bit period.”