FIFA named 'Best video game series of all time'

FIFA beats Final Fantasy and Call of Duty to top spot

Following the recent unveiling of the FIFA 12 release date by EA Sports, a study of gaming enthusiasts has revealed FIFA to be the 'best game series of all time' beating Final Fantasy and Super Mario Brothers

FIFA has beaten the likes of Final Fantasy, Call of Duty, Super Mario Bros and Zelda to be named as the best video games series of all time.

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The EA Sports football franchise which has been in the gaming consciousness since FIFA International Soccer way back in 1993, was picked in a study carried out by new gaming website www.Playr2.com

Talking to 1,862 gamers aged eighteen and over about their attitudes to video games, FIFA was named number one with 72% of the vote. Final Fantasy (%67) and Super Mario Brothers (%61) make up the top three.

With a FIFA 12 UK release date confirmed for September 30th, fans of the series can look forward to a new impact engine feature and extra teams for those who pre-order their copy of FIFA 12.

You can see the rest of the rundown of the best video games series of all time below:

1) FIFA – 72%

2) Final Fantasy - 67%

3) Super Mario Brothers – 61%

4) Sonic the Hedgehog- 55%

5) Zelda – 51%

6) Resident Evil – 49%

7) Call of Duty- 41%

8) Grand Theft Auto- 38%

9) Tomb Raider- 37%

10) Tony Hawk Pro Skater- 25%

Link: Playr2.com

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