Evolution? More like... hairvolution.
My long list of favorite game franchises:
Hudson Soft - Bloody Roar, Bomberman
Square Enix - Final Fantasy (except FFXV. said game's fanbase annoys me), Kingdom Hearts
Arc System Works - BlazBlue, Persona 4 Arena duology, Guilty Gear
Capcom - Street Fighter, Resident Evil, Devil May Cry, Ōkami, Sengoku BASARA, crossover games with Marvel and SNK
KOEI TECMO (and Gust) - Dynasty Warriors, Samurai Warriors, Warriors Orochi, Geten no Hana, Dead or Alive, Mana Khemia
Namco Bandai - Tekken, Tales series, Soul series
SNK - The King of Fighters (mainly The King of Fighters XIV), Metal Slug
Persona series (except P1)
Legend of Legaia (mainly the first game)
Battle Arena Toshinden (mainly Toshinden Subaru a.k.a. Battle Arena Toshinden 4)
Games I've been playing: Bloody Roar 3, Bloody Roar 4, Final Fantasy Record Keeper, Mobius Final Fantasy, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire, Pokémon Sun
Favorite Crossovers: Naoto Shirogane and Naoto Kurogane, Chie Satonaka and Akihiko Sanada, Kenji Ogami and Cloud Strife, Sora and Zidane Tribal
OC and Canon Interactions: Tsukiko Rencha and Noah fon Ronsenburg (and/or Nezha), Yuri Ogami and Wol
OTPs: Kenji X Uriko, Yugo X Alice, Xion X Nagi, Cloud X Tifa, Zack X Aerith, Vincent X Yuffie, Squall X Rinoa, Zidane X Garnet, Mustadio X Agrias, Machina X Rem, Sora X Kairi, Terra X Aqua, Katsuya X Maya, Vahn X Mei, Fei X Elly, Might X Patty (their actual relationship aside), Lars X Alisa, etc.