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Shin Megami Tensei: Persona, known in Japan as PERSONA is a series of role-playing video games developed and published by Atlus. The series is a spin-off of the Megami Tensei series which focuses on demon summoners. However, the Persona series centers around groups of teenagers who have the ability to summon facets of their psyche, known as Personas, into being. The game draws many elements from Jungian psychology and various Jungian archetypes.
The Sly Cooper franchise is a series of platformers that were developed for Sony's platforms, with the first three being released on the Playstation 2 and the fourth one on the Playstation 3 and the PS Vita. They weren't pure platformers, as all of the games included stealth gameplay elements in them.
The most iconic franchise of the gaming medium, Super Mario Bros. began in 1985 with the release of the game with the same title which was bundled with the NES upon purchase. Consisting solely of platforming titles, the franchise has a commonly occuring plot revolving around the kidnapping of Princess Peach by Bowser or his minions, requiring Mario, the primary protagonist, to come to her rescue. The style of gameplay is also consistent throughout the entirety of the franchise.
Super Mario is a series of platformers developed and published by Nintendo for their systems. The series is one of Nintendo's flagship franchises, as it has sold over 250 million copies across all games in the series, making it the best selling franchise in video game history. There has been a Super Mario game released for every single major Nintendo console/handheld since Super Mario Bros. in 1985 on the Nintendo Entertainment System.
Silent Hill is a series of survival horror games created by Konami. During the development of the first Silent Hill game, Konami was looking to mimic the success that Capcom had gained with the Resident Evil series, which is quite evident in the franchise's first installment, but Silent Hill quickly evolved into something dramatically more emotional and moving. The series has become well known for its haunting music and gripping stories, and these very factors have set it apart from other horror franchises.
Shin Megami Tensei commonly abbreviated as MegaTen in Japan is a Japanese role-playing video game franchise which was originally based on the novel series Digital Devil Story by Aya Nishitani and has gone on to become one of the major franchises of the genre in its native country. The games are published by Atlus with the exception of the Famicom/SNES games, which were published by Namco.
Shenmue is an interactive cinema open-world adventure video game series created, produced and directed by Yu Suzuki and developed and published by Sega. Shenmue was listed in the 2006 Guinness Book of World Records as the most expensive video game produced for its time, with a production budget of US$70 million, equivalent to $95 million in 2011 adjusting for inflation. It consists of 16 chapters and is currently unfinished.