Most Popular Video Games
Undeniable, video games have grown to become a part of our everyday life. It’s a common way for people to destress and detach themselves from the world, engage in team activities and simply entertain themselves. Over time, some games have established themselves at the top of the list when it comes to the most played games and games that bring in the most revenue. So let’s take a look at what the world loves the most these days.
Probably few of us interested in video games have not set a foot on the fascinating world of Minecraft. Over time, it has snowballed way past just being a fun and entertaining way to spend an afternoon as you explore the pixelated world and create, craft, fight and cooperate. Fun fact – it has become so important to people that some companies are actively purchasing buildings there and using them to meet with clients on this awesome virtual space. It has conventions, gatherings, forums and millions of fans dedicated to it, and the fact that it is the single most-bought video game ever stands as a monument to all these claims.
You know how some games peak a year or two after their release and then gradually diminish in popularity? It is easy to say that this is not the case when it comes to Counter-Strike. This multiplayer first-person shooter game has really taken advantage of the whole teamwork thing, as it is structured around two groups, one attempting a terror attack and the other trying to prevent it. Based on their in-game performance, the payers get virtual currency that they can spend to acquire armor and upgrade their weapons going into the next round. It’s so popular that there are in fact numerous competitions where the best of players gather in pro arenas to put on a show never seen before.
Grand Theft Auto
Steal a Corvette, take it for a spin, jump out and grab a helicopter to take you away from the crime scene you were just involved in, all in the course of a few minutes. That’s Grand Theft Auto, also widely known as GTA. While it is undeniably one of the most popular games of all time, along side with Counter-Strike it has received varied reviews and comments, many of which come from parents concerned with the violence these games expose their children to. Regardless, there is no denying that GTA has been a huge hit among adults too, and how could it not be with such awesome in-game campaigns, exceptional driving mechanics and the occasional gang fight?
World of Warcraft
World of Warcraft, also known as WoW, is truly a world of its own. How do we know? Well, it is the most popular MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game), and that says a lot, since the popularity of a role-playing games has escalated in the past years. The game has over a 100 million of registered accounts and unites players from all over the world to explore the landscape, fight and fail or succeed.