No in-game intro
Lacks an introduction to the story, protagonist, and such in game - which would tell who the protagonist is, why they are doing whatever it is they're doing, and what's happening - but has such in supplementary material, such as the manual.
The first video game about No in-game intro was released in 1985.
This is not about lack of information along the way from which player can piece together the answers. Nor lack of intro cinematic or similar, any introductory content (such as prologue), qualifies for intro.
* Sports, puzzle, simulation, and such should not generally be included.
* Games completely lacking a story should not be included.