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The 15 Greatest Video Game Sequels

The common thread unifying history’s most critically acclaimed video games is the large shadow that they tend to cast, oftentimes leaving sequels more neglected and alone than a middle child. So if there’s anything rarer than a game worth the price of admission, it’s a follow-up that manages to live up to—if not outclass—its predecessor’s cultural impression. Try not to get carpal tunnel as we count down the 15 greatest video game sequels of all time!