Special Report

Most Popular Video Games of All Time

Source: Courtesy of Activision

15. Call of Duty: Ghosts
> Total copies sold: 24,710,000
> Publisher: Activision
> Primary console: X360
> Release date: November 5, 2013

“Call of Duty: Ghosts” features many updates to the CoD franchise, including customizable players and maps that can be altered.

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14. Call of Duty: Black Ops
> Total copies sold: 27,410,000
> Publisher: Activision
> Primary console: X360
> Release date: November 9, 2010

“Call of Duty: Black Ops” is one of several versions of the hit video game. This version takes players who are part of elite teams behind enemy lines to carry out dangerous missions and engage in clandestine operations.

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13. Call of Duty: Black Ops II
> Total copies sold: 27,660,000
> Publisher: Activision
> Primary console: X360
> Release date: November 13, 2012

“Call of Duty: Black Ops II” introduces players to a 21st Century Cold War with technologically advanced weaponry. Global sales of the game exceeded $500 million within its first 24 hours of availability.

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12. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
> Total copies sold: 28,170,000
> Publisher: Activision
> Primary console: X360
> Release date: November 8, 2011

“Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” is the most popular version of the Call of Duty series, with more than 28 million copies sold. In this version, Delta Force is deployed to thwart a Russian invasion of New York City.

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11. Duck Hunt
> Total copies sold: 28,310,000
> Publisher: Nintendo
> Primary console: NES
> Release date: October 15, 1985

Nintendo’s iconic “Duck Hunt” was first released in the U.S. in 1985. It is the most popular game to use the company’s NES Zapper.