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The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time  

Yves Bergquist
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Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
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Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Nintendo
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Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Electronic Arts, Sega, Tectoy
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The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
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Pokémon is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
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Grand Theft Auto is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Take-Two Interactive, Rockstar Games, ASC Games
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Street Fighter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Capcom, Hudson Soft, U.S. Gold
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Call of Duty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Activision
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Metroid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Nintendo
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Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Eidos Interactive, Victor Interactive Software
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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Electronic Arts, Microsoft Studios
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Assassin's Creed is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
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Halo: Combat Evolved is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Microsoft Studios, MacSoft Games
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God of War is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Capcom, Sony Computer Entertainment
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BioShock is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Feral Interactive, 2K Games
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Fallout is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Interplay Entertainment, MacPlay
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Dark Souls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
From Software, Namco Bandai Games
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Silent Hill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Konami
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Devil May Cry is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Virgin Interactive, Capcom
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Madden NFL is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Madden NFL EA Sports
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Far Cry is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Ubisoft
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The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
ZeniMax Online Studios, Bethesda Softworks
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Gears of War is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Microsoft Studios
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Deus Ex is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Videogame Franchises of All Time
Eidos Interactive