7 Best Video Game Franchises Of All Time
Posted on Monday, April 22 @ 16:00:00 PST by Alex_Osborn
I rarely ever get addicted to a game, but the first generation of Pokémon is most certainly my kryptonite. After pouring hours upon hours collecting and leveling up as many of the cute little monsters I could in Pokémon Blue, I couldn't wait to do it all over again after purchasing Pokémon Yellow. And then, when I heard Gold and Silver would be on the way for GameBoy Color, I was beside my 12 year-old self with joy.
Nintendo and Game Freak cooked up some magic formula with this series that has gamers hooked to this day despite the rather redundant game design. We're heading into the sixth generation of Pokémon with the release of X & Y later this year, and the franchise has yet to show signs of fatigue. There's also a bazillion episodes of the television series and a collectible card game that has been going strong since the late 90s. If that isn't a picture of success, I don't know what is.
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