Top selling Video Games that will Keep you Engrossed for Hours

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video gameVideo games have had a great impact in the field of entertainment around the globe. The demand for the video games is increasing day by day and when we look back to the past years, the development of video games have exceeded to heights. Video games are played by people of all age groups and it doesn’t matter whether if one is a kid or an old aged person. Almost everyone has played games in their childhood and many youngsters are addicted too. A list of the top selling video games has been prepared by the NPD Group, Inc., a leading North American market research company. This list is prepared based on certain conditions and criteria’s such as the gross sales of the past year, 2011. Hence, the following video games are expected to be the best selling Video games of this year.


Guitar Hero III

guitar hero 3 legends of rock

Guitar Hero III- the Legends of Rock, is one of the games which are mostly popular among youngsters and especially musicians and music lovers. This particular game is the third game of this series and is characterized with legendary musicians. Well, you can have a look on the above provided image of the Guitar Hero III which symbolizes Slash, one of the legendary Rock guitarists who has played in ‘Guns-N-Roses’ and Michael Jackson. This game earns a sale of $830.9 million and is the biggest game which is published by Activision-Blizzard, an American holding company for Activision and Blizzard Entertainment. In this game, the gamers stimulate playing lead, bass and rhythm guitars a number of rock songs using a game controller which resembles the shape of a guitar. Progress of its gaming depends on the points you score and the audience’s excitement. The controller is provided with on-screen fret buttons which enables to strum according to the songs in order to score points. It also facilitates other guitar playing techniques such as fast-fingering, hammer-ons, pull-offs and to bring change in the pitch using the Whammy bar.

Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare

call of duty 4 modern warfare

Call of duty 4- Modern Warfare, is the fourth game in the Call of Duty series and which is the first one in the Modern Warfare charter and is widely played around the globe. This particular game has received a huge response from the world of gamers and is also published by Activision-Blizzard.

Mario Kart

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Mario Kart with Wheel is a video game which features racing and makes one feel the natural experience of racing. It is a multi-player game published by Nintendo which allows up to 12 players to play online at the same time. This multi-player facility is not available in the previous versions of the Mario Kart series.

Wii Fit Plus

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Wii Fit Plus is a game which is the enhanced version of the original game- the Wii Fit, and is published by Nintendo. This particular game features 21 new mini-games and exercises along with all the facilities and features which were provided in the previous version. The Wii Fit Plus is specifically provided with 15 new balance and aerobics games along with six new activities for yoga and strength training. The new facilities provided in this version are to create custom fitness schedules and profiles of pets and babies and is also provided with a counter to burn calorie.

Guitar Hero World Tour

guitar hero world tour

Guitar Hero World Tour is music oriented video game which is the fourth installment in the Guitar Hero series and is a completely distinguished band game. This particular game is also published by Activision-Blizzard and is also played in the same way as the other versions of Guitar Hero which uses a guitar shaped game controller to imitate the playing of guitar. But this latest version is the first game to introduce drum, microphone and percussion controllers in the Guitar Hero series.

Wii Play

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Wii Play with remote is a popular video game which is published by Nintendo and is widely played by gamers around the globe. Wii Play is well known to people because of its extra controlling facility and this game helps the gamers to choose a standalone one or a pick up one. This particular game features a collection of mini-games which use the characters from Mii Channel, the avatar creator.

Rock Band

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Rock Band is also a multi-player video game which is published by Viacom/MTV Games and which allows up to four players to play at a time and imitate the act of rock songs by playing with controllers which are modeled according to instruments. This game allows the gamers in playing lead and bass guitars, drums and also allows singing through a USB microphone. Scores depend on the capacity to counterpart the notes played on the instruments or by singing and matching to the pitch of the singer.

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2

call of duty modern warfare 2

Call of DutyModern Warfare 2, published by Activision-Blizzard, is the sixth game of the Call of Duty series and is widely played and demanded by gamers around the globe. This particular game has a high demand and had a huge breakthrough initially with a huge sale of approximately 4.7 million copies in North American and the United Kingdom within 24 hours of its release.

Wii Fit

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Wii Fit is the predecessor of Wii Fit Plus which was released in 2007 and which is published by Nintendo, a multinational corporation. This particular game features a various games such as yoga, strength increment training, aerobics and balance games.

Call of Duty Black Ops

call of duty black ops

Call of Duty Black Ops is the top selling games of the gaming industry which has a huge impact on the demand of gaming and has sales of $787.4 million thus far. It is published by Activision-Blizzard, an American holding company for Activision and Blizzard Entertainment. This particular game made a sale of more than 5.6 million copies within the 24 hours of its release.

The above discussed Video Games are the ten Games which have the best sale till date. This top ten list is based on some criteria’s such as the gross sales and demand of the past year, 2011. Some of these games are popular and well known to people around the world where as some are rarely known to people. Some games are released in some particular countries only. Hence, you need to go through these discussions grab a detailed information and better preference of the Games. Well, hope you would like this piece of article and do convey your feedback.


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