Gran Turismo 5 (GT5) for PS3 sold 6.37 million copies across the
globe. This is the most selling game for PS3, a gaming console launched
by Sony on November 11, 2006. Since then Gran Turismo 5 has been the
most selling game for the console. This is the 5th version of GT and was
launched on November 24, 2010. GT is a racing game which offers various
options including World Rally Championship, NASCAR and Super GT. Over
1,000 cars, 26 different locations, and 71 different tracks are
available in the game along with the featured night driving part.
9. Atari’s Pac-Man
Atari 2600 was released in October 1977, making itself one of the
oldest gaming consoles sold commercially. Atari 2600 brought the concept
of making plug and play games for the consoles in which we can plug in a
cartridge and it would have the game coded on it, just like we use CDs
for playing games nowadays. Pacman is the most sold game for Atari.
Above 7 million copies of the games have been sold to date only for the
console of Atari. Pacman is still loved equally by the children and the
8. Xbox’s Halo 2
Xbox is the 6th generation gaming console released in November 15,
2001. The creator of Xbox is the very famous Microsoft which stepped
into the gaming world with this being its first product. Halo 2 is FPS
(First person shooter) game which was released on November 05, 2004.
Halo 2 is the second installment of the game Halo released in 2001. The
game is based on a human and alien fight in which the main character of
the game can use human and alien weaponry along with different vehicles
as he progresses through the game. 8 million copies of Halo 2 have been
sold till now.
7. Xbox 360’s Call of Duty: Black Ops
Microsoft Xbox 360 is the predecessor of Microsoft Xbox and was
launched on February 2003 and is equipped with much more heavy hardware
which can fulfill any game’s requirement of present day. Till now 55
million copies of the console have been sold. Call of Duty: Black Ops is
the most selling game of this console which was launched as late as
November 09, 2010 and within only the first 24 hours, the game had sold 7
million copies. In total, the sales are above 12 million and rising by
the day. The game is the seventh installment of the COD (Call of duty)
line. Graphics wise, this game is said to have the best one ever in FPS
6. PC’s The Sims
The computers that we use in our daily lives were not exactly
built for gaming but since 1990’s there have been a major development
in this field as well. The Sims is the most sold game on PC platform.
The total shipped volumes are considered to be around 16 million in
number. The game is basically a strategic life simulation game and was
released first on February 04, 2000. Just in 2 years, the game had sold
around 6.5 million copies. Sims has won many awards including the game
of the year award back in 2000
5. PS2’s Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Sony Play Station 2, termed commonly as PS2, is second in the line in
the Sony Play Station series and was first launched in March 2000. The
PS2 is the best selling console having sold over 150 million units.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas (abbreviated as GTA: SA) is an open world
action game and was originally released in October 2004 and has sold
17.33 million copies. The unique fact about the game is that as the game
progresses, the player gets points for everything he does. Be it
driving, running, shooting, the points are earned which add to the
4. Sega Mega Drive/Genesis’s Sonic the Hedgehog
Sega Mega Drive was launched in 1988 in Japan and after a year in
America, it was launched by the name of Genesis. Sonic was launched for
Sega/Genesis platform in 1991. Sonic is a 2D game in which a blue
hedgehog jumps around and collects rings and fights against an evil
scientist. 19 million copies of the games have been sold.
3. Nintendo’s Super Mario Bros.
Nintendo Entertainment System was released in 1985. Among many games,
Super Mario Bros is the most sold game of Nintendo. A total of 40.24
million copies have been sold for the game. Almost all of us would have
played this game in which Mario jumps around, collecting coins and
stepping on the walking mushrooms and turtles in his quest to set the
princess free from the evil dragon.
2. Wii’s Wii Sports
Wii is a Nintendo’s product launched in November 2006. The games for
this platform mainly use the motion sensors and produce a movement on
the game by detecting the movement of the human body. Ideal for many
sports’ simulation, Wii Sports have sold as much as (76.76 million
copies. A player can use a Wii remote to mimic actions to perform.
1. Mobile Phone’s Tetris
A game of blocks in which we have to set different shapes of blocks
in such a way that no empty slot is left in a row. Completing a row
disappears it and hence space is created for more blocks to come. Tetris
has been made for almost every console by various developers. Only on
mobile devices, the game has sold a 100 million+ copies. The game was
first made in 1984.