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Video games have come a long way. From the earliest raster display video games to the current digital games, video games can fascinate people from all ages. They have their own appeal. In fact, so popular are video games that many people take them quite seriously. There are even gaming tournaments where professional games compete against each other. For those serious amateur games who do not participate in the competitions, video games are still a big deal. In this list we are aligning Highest Selling Video Games of all times, hope you sit back and enjoy.

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Top 10 Highest Selling Video Games of All Time

The games nowadays are designed to suit all kinds of players, from Arcade game players who like to play on their smartphones while traveling, as well as for those who dedicate a large part of their salary to games and gaming consoles. Let us take a look at the Top 10 Highest Selling Video Games of All Time.

10 Highest Selling Video Games of All Time

Tetris

Tetris was developed by Electronic Arts in 2006 and was also published by the Electronic Arts, and Apple (iOS) is the legal distributor of the game. More than 100 million copies of this puzzle based single-player video game were sold for the mobile platform and it is inducted in the top place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. The original game was removed and replaced with a newer paid version on November 30, 2011 without any prior notice. The new replacement of Tetris featured the one-touch mode and a subscription model to give its players a better discount for all the future purchases. Tetris is removed from the Google Play store but it can still be purchased from the Amazon Appstore.

Wii Sports

Wii Sports was developed by Nintendo EAD Group No. 2 in 2006 and was also published by the Nintendo. More than 82.69 million copies of this Sport based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold for the Wii platform and it is inducted in the second place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Wii Sports was directed by Keizo Ohta, Takayuki Shimamura and Yoshikazu Yamashita, and was produced by Katsuya Eguchi and Kiyoshi Mizuki. The music and background of this Wii platform based video game was composed by Kazumi Totaka. As of now, Wii Sports is the highest selling and most popular video game for the Nintendo platforms.

Minecraft

Minecraft was developed by Mojang in 2009 and was also published by Mojang for PC and mobile, Microsoft Studios for Xbox platform, and Sony Computer Entertainment for PlayStation format. More than 65 million copies of this sandbox-survival based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold for all platform and it is inducted in the third place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Wii Sports was designed by Markus Persson and Jens Bergensten, and Kristoffer Zetterstrand and Markus Toivonen worked as the artist of this game. The music and background score of this video game were composed by Daniel Rosenfeld.

Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V was developed by Rockstar North in 2013 and was also published by Rockstar Games for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows platform. More than 52 million copies of this action-adventure based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold and it is inducted in the fourth place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Grand Theft Auto V was designed by Leslie Benzies and Imran Sarwar, and Dan Houser, Rupert Humphries and Michael Unsworth worked as the script writer of this game. The computer designing of Grand Theft Auto V is the brainchild of programmer Adam Fowler.

Super Mario Bros

Super Mario Bros was developed by Nintendo R&D4 in 1985 and was published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Entertainment System platform. More than 40.24 million copies of this platformer based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold, and it is inducted in the fifth place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Super Mario Bros was designed by Shigeru Miyamoto and Takashi Tezuka, and Toshihiko Nakago and Kazuaki Morita worked as the programmers of this game. The music and background score of this video game were composed by Koji Kondo, and Super Mario Bros was produced and directed by Shigeru Miyamoto.

Mario Kart Wii

Mario Kart Wii was developed by Nintendo EAD Group No. 1 in 2008 and was published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Wii platform. More than 36.38 million copies of this racing based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold, and it is inducted in the sixth place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Mario Kart Wii was directed by Yasuyuki Oyagi. The music and background score of this video game were composed by Asuka Ohta and Ryo Nagamatsu, and Mario Kart Wii was produced by Hideki Konno. This Wii based game is widely regarded as one of the most interactive and popular video games of the Nintendo platform.

Tetris (Game Boy)

Tetris was developed by Bullet-Proof Software and Nintendo in 1989 and was published by Nintendo for Game Boy, Game Boy Color and 3DS Virtual Console platform. More than 35 million copies of this puzzle based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold and it is inducted in the seventh place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Tetris was designed by North American box art. The music and background of this video game was composed by Hirokazu Tanaka. This Game Boy based game is widely regarded as one of the highest selling and most popular video games of the Nintendo platform.

Wii Sports Resort

Wii Sports Resort was developed by Nintendo EAD Group No. 2 in 2009 and was published by Nintendo for Nintendo Wii platform. More than 32.80 million copies of this sport-based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold and it is inducted in the eighth place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. Wii Sports Resort was directed by Takayuki Shimamura and Yoshikazu Yamashita, and Katsuya Eguchi is the producer of this game. The music and background of this video game was composed by Ryo Nagamatsu. The Wii based Wii Sports Resort game is one of the most played games of the Nintendo platform since it was launched for the avid gamers.

New Super Mario Bros (2006)

New Super Mario Bros was developed by Nintendo EAD Group No. 4 in 2006 and was published by Nintendo for the Nintendo DS platform. More than 30.79 million copies of this platformance-based single-player and multiplayer video game were sold, and it is inducted in the ninth place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. New Super Mario Bros was directed by Shigeyuki Asuke, and Hiroyuki Kimura is the producer of this game. The music and background score of this video game were composed by Asuka Ohta, Hajime Wakai and Koji Kondo. The New Super Mario Bros game is one of the most played games of the Nintendo DS platform since it was launched for the gamers.

New Super Mario Bros (2009)

New Super Mario Bros was developed by Nintendo EAD Group No. 4 in 2009 and was published by Nintendo for the Nintendo Wii platform. More than 29.32 million copies of this platforming based single-player and multiplayer video game for the Wii platform were sold, and it is inducted in the tenth place in our list of top 10 highest selling video games of all time. New Super Mario Bros was directed by Shigeyuki Asuke, and Takashi Tezuka and Hiroyuki Kimura is the producer of this game. The music and background of this video game was composed by Shiho Fujii, Ryo Nagamatsu and Kenta Nagata. The New Super Mario Bros game is one of the most popular games of the Nintendo Wii platform since it was first launched for the gamers.

The companies are always busy designing new games to keep the members of the gaming community busy. Accordingly, they also launch gaming consoles that enhance the gaming experience. There is enough reason for so many people to love video games.

So which one out of these Highest Selling Video Games was your favorite? Don’t forget to tell us in the comments section below.

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