Over on Polygon, Reverse Enginears has posted a rather excellent look at the progression of PC gaming, starting with Zork and M.U.L.E. and continuing all the way up to Diablo III. Best of all, it's set to the catchy beeps and boops of the games being featured.
While there's bound to be some stuff that regrettably didn't make the cut, this was really well done overall. And, hell, they went to the effort of separately listing out the titles referenced in the video. I can dig it.
Video: The evolution of PC games [Polygon]