If you look at your favorite series in metacritic, based on score does it match how you would rank the games yourself?
I'll give an example as this may be confusing to some people. The Xeno series based on score looks like this:
Xenoblade Chronicles - 92
Xenoblade Chronicles X - 84
Xenogears - 84
Xenosaga Episode I - 83
Xenosaga Episode III - 81
Xenosaga Episode II - 73
What's interesting is this is exactly how I'd rate the series (even the thoughts of Gears and Blade X being tied for second and third respectively). I'm going to guess with a lot of the longer running series this won't be the case, but wonder how close it is generally speaking.