What Were The Top-Selling PSN Indie Games Of 2011?

Wanna know which indie games sold the most copies on PSN this year? Sony Computer Entertainment America have tallied up the numbers and provided the top 10 for each category. Can you guess which games topped the lists?

The results fall into three different categories: top 10 best-selling indie PSN games that are third-party self-published), best SCEA-published indies, and best-selling pub fund titles.

Top 10 Best-Selling Indie PSN Games of 2011 – Third-Party Self-Published 1. Limbo (Playdead) 2. Castle Crashers (The Behemoth) 3. TestYourself Psychology (Creat Studios) 4. Marvel Pinball (Zen Studios) 5. Worms 2 Armageddon (Team 17) 6. Dungeon Defenders (Trendy Entertainment) 7. Armageddon Riders (Targem Games) 8. Braid (Number None Inc.) 9. UnderSiege (Seed Studios) 10. Hamsterball (TikGames)

Top 10 Best-Selling PSN Games of 2011- SCEA-Published Indies 1. PixelJunk Shooter 2 (Q-Games) 2. Fat Princess (Titan Studios) 3. Flower (thatgamecompany) 4. Aquatopia (Playlogic Entertainment) 5. Hustle Kings (VooFoo Sudios) 6. Eat Them! (FluffyLogic) 7. Top Darts (Devil’s Details) 8. Super Stardust HD (Housemarque) 9. Linger in Shadows (Plastic) 10. Rag Doll Kung Fu (Qi Studios)

Top 5 Best-Selling Pub Fund Titles of 2011 1. Hoard (Big Sandwich Games) 2. Tales From Space: About a Blob (DrinkBox) 3. Joe Danger (Hello Games) 4. Eufloria (Omni Systems Limited) 5. Explodemon! (Curve Studios)

Are you surprised by the results? Did you expect any games to do better than they did? Let us know!

[PlayStation Blog]


    Where's Outland? I'm ashamed of you all!

      I reckon Outland suffered by being released during the PSN outage. By the time PSN finally came back online it had already been out for a couple of weeks on 360, so people with both machines probably just bought it there.

      And with everybody getting free PSN games as compensation for the outage then there wasn't much incentive to actually pay money for a game around the time PSN came back online.

      Amazed (and pleased) so see Super Stardust HD still going strong after all this time.

    To anyone that hasn't played PixelJunk's Shooter, Shooter 2 or Monsters, go and play them. My favourite indie production house by a huge margin. Eden and Sidescroller are pretty awesome too. I did expect to see Bastion on here

      Bastion isn't on PSN

    I only purchased Pixeljunk Shooter 2 and Flower. And haven't finished either. Been too busy with games like Terraria and Minecraft and Skyrim and Deus Ex and The Witcher 2 all on PC.

    I think its funny when people say the PC is dying.

    Steam sales also convinced me to buy another 20 games that I haven't finished it even really played much. PSN has a long way to go to catch steam in terms of marketing and sales.

    Goes to show how few (quality) Sony funded PSN titles there are, when Super Stardust HD (released in 2007) and Fat Princess (2008/9?) feature on the list.

      Or it shows the quality of those games that people are still buying them now. Hell, if I bought a PS3 this week i'd still want to buy SSHD, no matter when it was released.

    Maybe if they advertised their products a bit better via psn, they would sell more new titles instead of trusted names.

    I wonder though, do Playstation Plus games that are given for "free" count towards games purchased? I mean, technically they are "purchased" but the cost is reduced to $0.00. It does kind of answer my question I was asking only myself, why Flower isn't given away with PSPlus. If it's still managing to make heaps of money, then why give it away for free?

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