Popular Video Games

List of Most Popular Video Games of All Time

By Yenoscyu

Most Popular Video Games

Most Popular Video Games

Popular video games are usually synonymous with high-quality game. People prefer to buy popular video games because many people have played it and got a pleasant gaming experience. You will not waste your time and money playing a game that has been recognized.

From the long history of video games we can find so many titles there are in the Top 10, Top 20, Top 50, Top 100 or whatever for Most Popular Video Games of All Time. And indeed, those popular video games can give you a very entertaining experience or offer something new and innovative in the gaming world. Moreover, those popular video games are usually success both commercially and from critics. It’s very common if popular video games have been sold for lots of copies worldwide and dominated the list of best-selling video games of each game consoles or other game machines.

Below I give you some very popular video games of each type of very well-known game machines that have scored bestseller video games of all time. Here is the list of most popular video games of all time.

Most Popular Video Games for Game Consoles and PC

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for Xbox 360

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Kinect Adventures 2010 24 million Microsoft Game Studios
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 16.95 million Rockstar Games
Halo 3 2007 14.5 million Microsoft
Call of Duty: Black Ops 2010 12 million Activision
Minecraft 2012 12 million Mirosoft

 

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for PS3

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Grand Theft Auto V 2013 16.85 million Rockstar Games
Gran Turismo 5 2010 10.66 million Sony Computer Entertainment
The Last of Us 2013 6 million Sony Computer Entertainment
Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriot 2008 6 million Konami
Gran Turismo 5 Prologue 2007 5.35 million Sony Computer Entertainment

 

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for Nintendo Wii U

 

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
New Super Mario Bros. U 2012 4.16 million Nintendo
Nintendo Land 2012 3.09 million Nintendo
Super Mario 3D World 2013 2.17 million Nintendo
New Super Luigi U 2013 1.76 million Nintendo
Wii Party U 2013 1.35 million Nintendo

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for Nintendo Wii

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Wii Sports 2006 82.54 million Nintendo
Mario Kart Wii 2008 35.53 million Nintendo
Wii Sports Resort 2009 32.58 million Nintendo
New Super Mario Bros. Wii 2009 28.65 million Nintendo
Wii Play 2006 28.02 million Nintendo

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for PC

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Minecraft 2009 15 million Mojang
World of Warcraft 2004 14 million Blizzard Entertainment
Diablo III 2012 12 million Activision Blizzard
StarCraft 1998 11 million Blizzard Entertainment
Battlefield 2 2005 11 million EA Games

Most Popular Video Games for Handheld Game Consoles

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for PSP

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Monster Hunter Portable 3rd 2010 4.8 million Capcom
Gran Turismo 2009 4.2 million Sony Computer Entertainment
Monster Hunter Freedom Unite 2008 3.6 million Capcom
God of War: Chains of Olympus 2008 3.3 million Sony Computer Entertainment
Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories 2005 2.7 million Rockstar Games

 

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for Game Boy Advance

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire 2002 16.2 million Nintendo, The Pokemon Company
Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen 2004 11.8 million Nintendo, The Pokemon Company
Pokémon Emerald 2004 6.3 million Nintendo, The Pokemon Company
Mario Kart: Super Circuit 2001 5.9 million Nintendo
Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2 2001 4.2 million Nintendo

 

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for Nintendo DS

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
New Super Mario Bros. 2006 30.7 million Nintendo
Nintendogs (All versions) 2005 23.9 million Nintendo
Mario Kart DS 2005 23.6 million Nintendo
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day! 2005 19 million Nintendo
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl 2006 17.6 million Nintendo, The Pokemon Company

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games for Nintendo 3DS

Title Release Year Copies Sold Publisher
Pokemon X and Y 2013 12.3 million Nintendo
Mario Kart 7 2011 9.6 million Nintendo
Super Mario 3D Land 2011 9.3 million Nintendo
New Super Mario Bros. 2 2012 7.8 million Nintendo
Animal Crossing: New Leaf 2012 7.7 million Nintendo

Most Popular Video Games for Mobile Phone

Top 5 Most Popular Video Games to Download

Title Release Year Total Downloads Publisher
Tetris 1984 100 million Various
Pac-Man 2003 30 million Various
Minecraft: Pocket Edition 2011 21 million Mojang
Angry Birds 2009 12 million Chilingo/Clickgamer

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Block Breaker Deluxe 2004 8 million Gameloft

That’s the list for the most popular video games from some very famous gaming systems. Those video games have been the bestsellers for each gaming platform. The total sales of those popular video games are of course still growing as long as those game platforms are produced.

Just play those most popular video games of all time and you’ll great gaming experience.

Happy gaming.

 

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