One-Hit Wonders: One Game Per Series That's Completely Worth Playing

Like movies and books, successful games that were once an original IP have a knack for getting sequels and spawning entire series in their wake. What this list seeks to do is simple: Take a series of games and boil them down to one entry that I personally believe is the best/most worthwhile to play. For the most part, this list will consider games from series that have at least three or more entries and can also be enjoyed in isolation without playing the rest of games, since otherwise you probably have a serious time commitment on your hand. Exceptions will naturally be made, but by and large, that's the predominant criteria when choosing who gets on the list.

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