2010’s Most Popular Xbox Live Titles

2010’s Most Popular Xbox Live Titles

Halo: Reach finished second to Call of Duty: Black Ops among the 2010 video game releases played most on Xbox Live. In downloadable titles, LIMBO trailed Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, and Baby Maker Extreme was the top Indie game.

The annual rankings dropped yesterday courtesy of Xbox Live community guru Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb. They’re based on the number of unique users for each game, recorded during the first week of release. Shooters took four of the top six places, adding Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Medal of honour to Black Ops and Reach. FIFA 11’s global reach helped make it the top sports title on the service, besting Madden NFL 11 (No. 11) and NBA 2K11 (No. 16).

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, the premium prequel to Dead Rising 2, led the downloadables list over LIMBO. Fan favourite Monday Night Combat came in fifth and indie hit Super Meat Boy placed 18th.

The full listings in all three categories:

Full Retail Releases

1 Call of Duty: Black Ops

2 Halo: Reach

3 Red Dead Redemption

4 Fable III

5 Battlefield: Bad Co. 2

6 Medal of Honor

7 Mass Effect 2

8 FIFA Soccer 11

9 Fallout: New Vegas

10 BioShock 2

11 Madden NFL 11

12 Splinter Cell Conviction

13 Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood

14 Dead Rising 2

15 Kinect Adventures!

16 NBA 2K11

17 Crackdown 2

18 Aliens vs Predator

19 Mafia II

20 Army of TWO: TFD

Arcade Titles

1 Dead Rising 2: Case Zero

2 LIMBO

3 Perfect Dark

4 Toy Soldiers

5 Monday Night Combat

6 Deadliest Warrior

7 Dead Rising 2: Case West

8 X-Men Arcade

9 Castlevania Harmony of Despair

10 Plants vs Zombies

11 Scott Pilgrim

12 Sonic 4 Episode 1

13 Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

14 Blacklight: Tango Down

15 Hydro Thunder Hurricane

16 RISK Factions

17 Super Meat Boy

18 World of Keflings

Indie Games

1 Baby Maker Extreme

2 Avatar Showdown

3 Avatar Paintball

4 Avatar Ninja!

5 Avatar Racedrome

6 Try Not To Fart

7 Nuclear Wasteland

8 Avatar Onslaught

9 Yet Another Zombie Defense

10 Zombie Estate

11 Breath of Death VII

12 MILITARY SNIPER-SIM 3.18

13 Get Rich or Die Gaming

14 Avatar Bumper Cars

15 Avatar Meet Up Live!

16 GET TO THA CHOPPA!!1

17 Shoot 1UP

18 Toy Stunt Bike

19 The Impossible Game

20 So Many Girls So Little Time

Top Xbox LIVE Games of 2010 [Major Nelson]

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