25.10.2020

These video game franchises have churned out a lot of titles, Photos

It’s insane to think that video games have been around since the 1960’s. The first game was one called Spacewar, and it ran on one computer that took up an entire room at MIT. Since then, they’ve evolved into what we’ve got today.

These games here, are the longest-serving, still active gaming franchises of all time. Odds are, if you’re a fan of a certain one, you’ve got at least 50% of the games in your mom’s basement.

I know I’ve got a box full of Mario games somewhere.

Madden NFL – 36 Games
First released in 1988

R.B.I. Baseball – 13 Games
First released in 1988

Final Fantasy – 100+ Games
First released in 1987

The Legend of Zelda – 26 Games
First released in 1987

Metal Gear – 18 Games
First released in 1987

Metroid – 14 Games
First released in 1986

Castlevania – 35 Games
First released in 1986

Might & Magic – 30 Games
First released in 1986

Dragon Quest – 31 Games
First released in 1986

Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego? – 19 Games
First released in 1985

Tetris – 150+ Games
First released in 1984

Dragon Slayer – 50+ Games
First released in 1984

King’s Quest – 9 Games
First released in 1983

Math Blaster – 28 Games
First released in 1983

Bomberman – 68 Games
First released in 1983

Nobunaga’s Ambition – 15 Games
First released in 1983

Donkey Kong – 30 Games
First released in 1981

Wolfenstein – 9 Games
First released in 1981

Wizardry – 50 Games
First released in 1981

Nintendo

Super Mario – 450+ Games
First released in 1981

Namco

Pac Man – 41 Games
First released in 1980

Origin Systems

Ultima – 19 Games
First released in 1979

Midway

Space Invaders – 100+ Games
First released in 1978

MECC

Oregon Trail – 14 Games
First released in 1971

Spread the love

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *