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Global video game revenues hit a new all-time high in 2016, with titles including Overwatch, Pokemon Go, and Battlefield 1 delivering great sales that set the stage for continued series growth, but it wasn't all good news. While the video game industry looks strong overall, 2016 saw a high number of major franchise releases perform well below expectations.

Click through the presentation below to learn about five of last year's biggest video game flops and what those big disappointments meant for Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ:ATVI), Electronic Arts (NASDAQ:EA), Take-Two Interactive (NASDAQ:TTWO), and Sony (NYSE:SNE)

Keith Noonan owns shares of Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive. The Motley Fool owns shares of and recommends Activision Blizzard and Take-Two Interactive. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.