Summer E Games “Legacy Battle”


Some games are so good they are made into a sequels, while others have such an amazing story, only a spin-off will quench of thirst for more. Either way, these series of games become legacies for developers, publishers and more importantly, us, the fans. There is only one way to decide who the favorite is…Legacy Battle!

The Legacies

From a list of 75 of the greatest series of all time, members of The Escapist community have chosen their top 32 to be part of this event.

Half-Life Fallout Zelda Mario
The Elder Scrolls Final Fantasy Call of Duty Pokemon
Grand Theft Auto Star Wars Warcraft Diablo
Metroid Doom Halo Command & Conquer
Metal Gear Resident Evil Civilization Age of Empire
God of War Mega Man Fable Guitar Hero
Gears of War Star Fox SoulCalibur Baldur
Street Fighter Quake Sonic Donkey Kong

The Rules

You must be a member of The Escapist to participate. If you aren’t already, please sign up HERE

We are going to have 5 rounds of voting.

  • Round 1: August 17th through 19th at approx 12pm EDT
  • Round 2: August 19th through 21st at approx 12pm EDT
  • Quarterfinal Round: August 21st through 24th at approximately 12pm EDT
  • Semifinal Round: August 24th through 26th at approximately 12pm EDT
  • Final Round: August 26th through 5PM EDT on the 28th

You are allowed to cast your vote for your favorite legacy only ONCE, so choose wisely. The round match-ups will be posted in the Summer E Games Forums, where you will also be able to chat and root on your favorite legacy!

There is also going to be a badge given out for this event for voting in EVERY MATCH-UP. So, keep coming back and make sure you vote in them all! And please remember, this is for fun and nothing more.

Warning…Please Read

While we want you to support your favorite legacy and say amazing things about them, we WILL NOT accept negative bashing of other people or who they support. A good rule of thumb to go by: If you are thinking about saying something negative, step away from the keyboard. Debate is fine but some people don’t understand HOW to debate, so better to just leave it alone. Failure to follow this simple rule will get you banned from EVERY SUMMER E GAMES EVENT and ALL MEDALS WILL BE STRIPPED. This is for fun and nothing more.


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