Editors' Choice

25 Of The Longest Running Video Game Franchises

Steve Porter / January 23, 2017

In this list, we’ll go through some of the most well known franchises in the world which coincidently have been around the longest. To make it on the list, the franchise must have started out as a video game, and there must have been new game releases for a minimum of twenty years and is ranked based on the time from its first release to its latest offering. Do you remember the following titles when you were a kid?


25. Dragon Quest (30 years)



Dragon Quest is an RPG series developed by Armor Project and published by Square Enix. It was first released as Dragon Warrior on May 27, 1986 and the latest release was Dragon Quest Heroes II on May 27, 2016.