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Submitted by cmurdurr 950d ago | opinion piece

The Top 10 Franchises That Have Fallen From Grace

Leviathyn.com | Like any other industry, gaming has seen long-running franchises that have fallen from their former glory. What are they, and what do they need to do to come back? Cassidee takes a look at the top ten fallen angels of gaming. (Crash Bandicoot, Culture, Fable, Final Fantasy, Guitar Hero, Medal of Honor, Mega Man, Ninja Gaiden, Silent Hill, Sonic the Hedgehog, Tony Hawk Pro Skater HD)

kalkano  +   950d ago
Final Fantasy and the Shining series used to be, by far, my favorite series'. Now...ugh...both gross...
Abash  +   950d ago
I definitely agree with Final Fantasy, but Sonic? Since 2010, the overall game quality of Sonic games have improved to. Sonic Generations and Sonic Colors are very good games, sure Sonic Team has a way to go getting the series back to being great but there is definitely hope after Sonic Generations made 3D Sonics fun again after so long. Sonic doesnt deserve to be on the list, 5 years ago it did, but now it's climbing out of the hole it was in
PrimeLantern  +   950d ago
Sonic still deserves to be on that list. Generations and Colors weren't enough to wipe away the crap from people's memories.
kalkano  +   950d ago
I didn't say anything about Sonic...
kirbyu  +   949d ago
I didn't like those two games. The only Nintendo console version of Generations had barely any 3D platforming (which is ironic, being a 3DS game) and Colors had an early level with this enemy that sent you back a bit if you so much as came near it.
kalkano  +   948d ago
lol! Disagree that I didn't say anything about Sonic? I guess I must be lying, even though the evidence is right above him.
TXIDarkAvenger  +   950d ago
Resident Evil has fallen...Well actually I'm on the fence about it, RE5 and RE6 were decent but Revelations was awesome so I have some faith it will go back to its survival horror roots.

Megaman could have been popular again if Capcom didn't cancel Megaman Legends 3.
AztecFalcon  +   950d ago
Mega Man... I still have hope.
kirbyu  +   949d ago
Not only was Sonic a must-own for SEGA fans, it was the only SEGA thing worth owning! (laughter)

Is the problem with FF possibly it focuses on graphics too much? Just look at the picture, you can barely tell it's a video game.

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