Video game cartoons: there are a ton of them, and most of them are form a much darker time in human history. This was back when IP value was still becoming a thing, and companies were much more quick to sell rights to whoever was interested. Nowadays, it takes a lot more time, scrutiny, and assuring rabid nerds their precious franchises will remain with their integrities as intact as possible. But in the 80's and 90's, well, there was also much less to go on and much more room for creative freedom, from people who didn't care as much about video game lore as you might today.
So let's take a look back at some of the wackiest, wildest cartoons that were involved with video games (in most cases directly based on them), and wonder how any of these brands survived to today.