The news article discusses five video games with Tragic Inspirations behind them. SimCity and The Sims were influenced by the Oakland firestorm and the consumerism culture, respectively. Satoshi Tajiri created Pokémon based on his childhood hobby of collecting insects, which became difficult due to urbanization. Tennis for Two, considered one of the first video games, was created by William Higinbotham, a scientist who worked on the Manhattan Project. Jeremy Soule composed the music for The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion after surviving a car crash. The Last of Us took inspiration from the book City of Thieves about people living during a blockade.
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