Are you looking for a new Xbox One, PlayStation 4, iOS, or Android game? If so, you might not only want to consider the latest titles but also some old-school ones. Here are some of the top-selling video games in world history:
- Call of Duty: Black Ops
“Call of Duty: Black Ops” was published by Activision and has become one of the most popular first-person shooter games of all-time. It was released in November 2010 for various platforms including Xbox 360, PS4, and Microsoft Windows.
The game is set in the Cold War. “Black Ops” sold over 5.6 million copies within 24 hours of going on sale. That included 5.3 million copies sold in the US and the UK alone.
“Tetris” was released over three decades ago in 1984 but has become the best-selling console game of all time. It’s available for tons of platforms including iOS, Android, BlackBerry, PS 3, NES, Game Boy, and others.
“Tetris” is still a very popular game and is available in new forms including “Tetris Battle” on Facebook. Due to factors such as the game’s fun factor and ease-of-play, it will likely continue to be a popular game in the world ofvideo games.
“Minecraft” is a sandbox game that was created by a Swedish game designer. It allows players to build structures using cubes in a 3D world. There are various other activities in the game such as crafting, exploration, resource-gathering, and combat.
The game also includes several gameplay modes, such as survival mode that requires players to purchase resources to build the 3D world and maintain good health.
Microsoft announced in 2015 that it would buy Mojang, which was the maker of “Minecraft.” There seem to be various reasons, but one of the main ones is the game is ideal for the company’s augmented reality (AR) headset HoloLens.
- Wii Sports
“Wii Sports” was launched in North America along with the Wii console in November 2006. Although the Wii U has put up low sales figures, “Wii Sports” has become one of the best-selling video games of all time.
The game includes a collection of 5 sports simulations. Its goal is to show the motion-sensing abilities of Wii Remote. The sports game includes baseball, tennis, golf, bowling, and boxing. Players must use the Wii Remote to mimic actions in real world sports, such as swimming. The games’ rules are simplified for new players.
- Super Mario Bros.
“Super Mario Bros.” is a 1985 game that was bundled with the NES. It was the sequel to the 1983 game “Mario Bros.” The gamer controls Mario in a one-player game, and the other player controls his brother Luigi in the two-player goal. The goal of the player is to travel throughout the Mushroom Kingdom and save Princess Toadstool from the big box Bowser.
“Super Mario Bros.” not only was a popular game but is considered one of the greatest games of all time. That’s because it ended the video game market crash in the US during the 1980s.