For gamers, crossover titles give them the opportunity to explore the worlds and storylines of their favorite characters in new and creative ways. The merging of franchises is popular in gaming, comics, and movies, and something amazing happens when these forces work together. Poggers offers many of these exciting series and related merchandise, so be sure to check it out! Read on to see some of the all-time best gaming crossovers.
1. Super Smash Brothers
Debuting in 1999 on the N64, Super Smash Bros allows players to explore and battle other universes with playable characters from all across the Nintendo galaxy and beyond. To date, there are six installments, with up to 89 playable characters. From single-player capabilities to worldwide Smash Brothers tournaments, almost every gamer finds something they love in the series. Super Smash Ultimate includes every character and playfield and is one of the top-rated versions.
2. Kingdom Hearts
Kingdom Hearts has captured the imagination of generations. It puts players in the middle of a unique universe, full of Disney, Pixar, and Square Enix (Einhänder, Final Fantasy, and The World Ends) elements and characters. With more than a dozen games spanning multiple platforms, the franchise has sold 35 million games and counting, branching off into manga, novellas, figurines, and card games. Players love the beautiful graphics, compelling soundtrack, and engaging story all about the power of friendship.
3. Marvel Vs. Capcom
One of the most popular fighting game series of all time, Marvel Vs. Capcom is also an epic crossover. In many ways, it defined the genre. The first version of the game was found in coin-operated arcades, and it features comic book and video game franchise characters. Players battle it out in tag team combat matches, where you can switch out characters to replenish health or one on one battles.
4. Lego Games
The Lego Games crossover series features some of the most popular movies and series ever made. Its combination of character and world-building with puzzle-solving makes these games popular for all ages. Stars include Lego Star Wars, Lego Batman, and Lego Harry Potter. Lego Dimensions had one of the largest arrays of playable characters, including characters from Ghost Busters, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Homer Simpson.
5. Monster Hunter: World x Final Fantasy XIV
Players of both games can participate in this crossover. It offers new items to unlock as well as all-new challenges for the players.
6. Mario + Rabbids
This hilarious and surprising crossover Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle was one of the top games in 2017. Its cute graphics and fun, strategic gameplay won it many fans, and also multiple awards.
7. King of Fighters Series
With 14 titles, this crossover series has been thrilling players for more than 28 years. It is the most famous series by SNK. The story arc includes a rivalry between characters Iori and Kyo, and there was a spin-off manga series. Its global appeal helps the series to stay in popularity. There have been multiple crossovers, including Tekken 7 and even WWE.
8. Injustice Franchise
DC comic characters band together in this fighter series based in an alternate universe where Superman is a tyrannical leader. See favorites like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Wonder Woman, and Batman team up in an insurgency to oppress Superman’s regime.
9. Project X Zone
This tactical crossover RPG features characters from Bandai Namco, Sega, and Capcom. Its playstyle is an exciting multiplayer battle arena or MOBA. It was released exclusively for the Nintendo DS.
10. Jump Force
Made to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Weekly Shonen Jump, this fighter game has an impressive array of favorite characters from many of the top anime series. These include Dragon Ball, My Hero Academia, Naruto, Fist of the North Star, One Piece, and Yu-Gi-Oh.