Top 10 Game Franchises/games of all time

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I know this topic comes up from time to time but since the last time I have saw a thread about this, new games have come out or people have just remember old games that they forgot about(like myself) and opinions change.  So this time hopefully I think is my final thoughts IMO after giving it alot of thought and thinking whether or not it survives the test of time.....this is never eazy though

1 - Super Mario

2 - Megaman

3 - Street Fighter

4 - Zelda

5 - Final Fantasy/Squaresoft rpg's

6 - Pokemon

7 - Tetris

8 - World of Warcraft

9 - Halo

10 - Metroid

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1. Kingdom Hearts

2. Final Fantasy

3. Metal Gear Solid

4. Tales of

5. 3D Mario

6. Halo

7 .Pokemon

8. Zelda

9. Souls

10. GTA

1. Legend of Zelda
2. Final Fantasy
3. Metal Gear Solid
4. Tales of
5. 3D Mario
6. Smash Bros
7. Pokemon
8. Metroid
9. GTA
10. Starcraft


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I'm going to actually consider this seriously. I'll be back in an hour or so.

Love and tolerate.

In terms of industry impact/legacy/longevity and sales impact ...

1. Super Mario (various)
2. Grand Theft Auto
3. Pokemon
4. Legend of Zelda
5. Madden NFL
6. Mario Kart
7. Halo
8. Final Fantasy
9. Call of Duty (hate to say it)
10. Metal Gear Solid

Honorable mentions: Gran Turismo, Street Fighter. 

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10 franchises... thats quite difficult for me since i play mostly new ips but i will give it a try

-Final Fantasy
-Metal Gear Solid

and thats it )=

I'll rank them in order of importance to the video game industry. I'm only listening franchises, so no Pong.

1. Pac-Man (Really kick-started the industry and brought in females)
2. Super Mario (Saved the industry after the video game crash)
3. Pokemon (Has kept handheld gaming relevant, nothing has been comparable to "Pokemania")
4. Tetris (Kick-started handheld gaming)
5. Grand Theft Auto (Popularized open world games)
6. The Legend of Zelda (Basically created/popularized the action/adventure genre)
7. Doom (Popularized the first person shooter genre)
8. Metal Gear (Popularized stealth gameplay and movie-esque storytelling)
9. World of Warcraft (Largest MMO of all-time, brought MMOs to the mainstream)
10. Angry Birds (Kick-started phone/tablet gaming)

Honorable mentions...

Halo (Popularized online console gaming)

Call of Duty (Reinvented online FPS games)

Final Fantasy (Popularized RPGs in the west)

"On my business card I am a corporate president. In my mind I am a game developer. But in my heart I am a gamer." - Satoru Iwata

1 - Super Mario
2 - GTA
3 - Pokemon
4 - Zelda
5 - Final Fantasy
6 - Tetris
7 - Angry Birds
8 - Pacman
9 - Metal Gear Solid
10 - WoW

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1. Metal Gear Solid
2. Crash Bandicoot
3. Gran Turismo
4. Uncharted
5. Jak & Daxter
6. Battlefield
7. Grand theft Auto
8. God of War
9. LittleBigPlanet
10. Rollercoaster Tycoon :P

Honorable Mentions:

Call of Duty (Recent games ruined the franchise for me)
Forza Motorsport
Ratchet & Clank
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My gosh, you all have Pokemon on your top ten lists. ~Shudder~

My 8th gen collection