Video games have been present in our lives for several decades. An entire generation has grown up which began playing on Nintendo and Atari back in the 80s. Gaming has changed since then with increasingly complex games for consoles, computers, smartphones all competing with each other.
Here is a list of the 10 best selling games of all time
#10. New Super Mario Bros
A revamp of the original classic it was launched for Nintendo handheld DS console in 2006. With 31 million copies sold it was extremely popular and introduced a whole new generation to Mario.
#9. Pokemon Red and Blue
With over 31 million copies sold the first game from Pokemon has successfully enjoyed two decades of fandom. An amazing role-playing fantasy game it had at first 150 monsters. Pokemon was everywhere as a result of smart marketing – tv show, cards, movies, and merchandise.
#8. Wii Sports Resort
Released y Nintendo in 2008 it used the WiiMotionPlus sensor. It is a follow up of Wii Sports and added several games like basketball, swordplay, cycling, and canoeing.
#7.Mario Kart Wii
Mario Kart Wii appeals to both casual and competitive players and was released by Nintendo in 2006. Best played with help of the Wii wheel the game was immensely well-liked till it was shut down in 2014 after sales of 37 million copies.
#6. Super Mario Bros
The hefty and recognizable character of Mario and his exploits in Mushroom Kingdom have enthralled players for three decades. Designed and released by Nintendo in 1985 it is reputed to have gotten the industry out of the video game crash and is frequently called one of the best video games of all time.
#5. Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds
A very engaging first-person shooter game released a year ago for Xbox and Windows as well as Android and iOS. The game is a refined version of H1Z1 and one of the most popular mobile games ever. Almost everyone who has tried it find it to be extremely thrilling.
#4. Wii Sports
Wii Sports from Nintendo was meant for the Wii game console and released in 2006. It was based on motion sensing ability of the Wii Remote. It can be used to simulate play of tennis, baseball, golf, bowling, and boxing.
#3. Grand Theft Auto V
An action-packed video game from Rockstar Games it was released in 2013-14 for a variety of platforms Playstation, Xbox and Windows. With sales of 95 million, it is the best gangster video game title available now.
Minecraft is a game of survival and imagination. Set up your own village and build houses and bridges. Defend yourself against attackers and weave any story you wish. You are only limited by your own creativity. Created in 2011 it can be both single and multiplayer modes. It has sold 144 million copies in 7 years since its release.
This legendary game tops the list with 170 million copies sold. Initially released in 1984 it is a puzzle game designed a Russian by name of Alexey Pajitnov. It was the first made in Soviet Russia video game to become available in the West. Initially published for Commodore and IBM PCs versions of Tetris remain popular even today.