Top 10 Video Game Franchises That Changed Genres

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CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF WATCHMOJO WITH OUR SPECIAL EDITION MAGAZINE, LINKS BELOW! Hmmm, something feels…different here. These are the franchises that took a hard pivot and decided to change the direction of their IP, shifting from action to horror, strategy to fighter, adventure game to action and sometimes (just sometimes) back again. Welcome to and today we’re counting down our picks for the Top 10 Franchises That Changed Genres.

00:45 #10. “Baldur’s Gate” series (1998-2004)
01:32 #9. “Resident Evil” series (1996)
02:24 #8. “Police Quest” series a.k.a “SWAT” series (1987-2008)
03:21 #7. “Dynasty Warriors” series (1997)
04:07 #6. “Metroid” series (1987)
04:51 #5. “Castlevania” series (1986)
05:40 #4. “Sim” series (1989)
06:24 #3, #2 & #1: ????

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10 thoughts on “Top 10 Video Game Franchises That Changed Genres

  1. Uh…. Metal Gear Series? Hello? From side-scrolling shooter (RPG?) to third person from “Solid” onwards…. then “Hack and Slash” in Revengence….. back to third person…. and now a online survival horror in “Survive”….

  2. *Seriously, I only live because of video games. I haven’t killed myself yet because video games are the essence of life. My life. I played probably 600 titles since 1997, and I’ve been gaming ever since, every day of my life. So I wasn’t kidding when I said it’s the essence of my life.*

  3. *It’s no understatement that Fallout 3, New Vegas and Fallout 4 are the best RPG first-person/third-person games ever made. They are amazing! I still play Fallout 4 a year and a half later. I love Fallout with a burning passion.*

  4. Umm, ummmmmmmm. Ok. So you fucking cunts are so dry on ideas that you are now copying a concept from a video that was made literally under a week ago?! Wow, way to hit a new low piss ants!

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