Everyone plays games, right? Whoever you are, wherever you are from; I can almost bet you have played Pokemon. No? Well, at least you have tried some card games or casino games… Maybe, right! That means you can empathize with me a little as I talk about some of the world’s most popular games ever; from the very best video games, to the most crazy casino games, and finally; card games. Ready, let’s go!
Multi-billion dollars! Does it make sense if I told you that the videogames industry plays beyond the billion dollar? Of course it should. Video games are a popular pastime world over, and practically, almost every household in the US owns a video gaming device. Statistics revealed by the Entertainment Software Association show that in 2016 alone, Americans spent over $16.5 billion on video game content, excluding spendings on hardware and accessories. Evidently, video games are a big industry, but which specific games are leading the pack? Which games do we love the most? Let’s check out the top 3 most-popular video games of all time.
Pokemon Red, Blue, And Green
This one here is my personal favorite (bias confessed). On its release, Nintendo on behalf of Gameboy sold an upward of 20 million copies. The initial installments were Red and Green, followed by Pokemon blue later in the year, and finally Pokemon yellow being released some three years later. A remake of Pokemon Fire Red and Pokemon Leaf Green in 2004 led to additional sales exceeding 10 million copies.
The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time
Ocarina of Time was released in 1998, and has been highly considered the most popular game of all time. The game was the fifth in the Legend Of Zeldaseries and the first to be released with 3D graphics. The game was a real game-changer, coming with a great cinematic presentation, clear camera works, beautiful effects, and awesome music.
The gaming classic tetris was released in 1984 and created by a Russian scientist, Alexey Pajitnov. The engineer developed the game while working for Moscow’s Academy of science. The game’s biggest sellers were Nintendo incarnations for the NES and