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Most Popular Video Games 2010

Video games come and go and leave a lasting impression on their fans. Some of the most popular video games of 2010 are newer versions of the older ones that now have more advanced technology in terms of graphics, motion control and other features that make it more fun.   

The year 2010 saw a release of quite a number of video games which have become quite popular among video game lovers. They have definitely taken entertainment and fun to a whole new level.

Here are just a few of the most popular Video games not to miss in 2010, luckily they can be played on a variety of platform from XBOX to PS3 to Nintendo. Also look out for hot new video game releases for 2011

Call of Duty: Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops is a first-person shooter with tactical play aspect that puts its players in the role of a shadow soldier fighting in a variety of historically representative fictional Black Ops missions of the Cold War era.

The story focuses on CIA-backed clandestine black operations carried out behind enemy lines. The player assumes the role of a foot soldier who can wield various firearms, of which two at a time can be carried; throw grenades and other explosives; and use other equipment as weapons.

Available on Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Playstation Platform

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood

This is a truly fantastic game with stunning scenery. Set primarily in Rome, this epic action game is set across a blend of present and historical time periods, that places the player in the role of the leader of a Renaissance-era guild of assassins out for vengeance against the remnants of the Knights Templar.

The combat system has been improved tremendously to be more aggressive. No more sitting there and waiting for an opponent to make a move

Available on Xbox 360 and Playstation Platform

World of Warcraft: Cataclysm

World of Warcraft has been around for about six years but has topped the charts and won the hearts of game lovers with its fresh and new content. It has a great storyline and is very simple to understand.

This latest expansion fully exploits established memes, questlines, characters and inside jokes and works hard to get its dedicated fans into a nostalgia frenzy. To enjoy WOW cataclysm you MUST have the previous two expansion sets, "Burning Crusade" AND "Wrath of the Lich King".


Set primarily in a dramatically reforged Kalimdor and Eastern Kingdoms on the world of Azeroth, the central plot of WOW:Cataclysm is the return of the corrupted dragon aspect Deathwing the Destroyer- formerly known as the ancient guardian Neltharion the Earth Warder.

Deathwing who was last seen in Warcraft II, has spent that time healing himself, and plotting his fiery return from the elemental plane of Deepholm. His return to Azeroth, and his eruption from Deepholm will sunder the world, leaving a festering wound across the continents.

Platform: Windows Vista / XP, Mac OS X Intel

God of War 3

God of War 3 is one of most amazing experiences you can find in gaming today. The graphics are stunning and one can tell a lot of work was put into it. Many will definitely remember this game

The God of War III storyline is the epic conclusion to the trilogy. It picks up exactly where God of War II left off. Kratos raining carnage and destruction upon the Gods who have betrayed him and the entire Ancient Greek world. Armed with his deadly double-chained blades, Kratos must take his quest for vengeance to destroy Olympus and the very stronghold of the Zeus.

Only available on PS3

Most Popular Video Game on Wii: Just Dance

Just Dance 2

Just Dance 2 is the #1 best-selling Music/Dance game for play on the Nintendo Wii system. It is one of the most popular video games among game lovers dancing to your favorite songs with more accurate movement recognition using the Wii Remote .

Just Dance 2 includes all-new dance modes which includes duet Mode, dance Battle Mode, party mode,just sweat mode thereby making the game even more party oriented. Available on Nintendo Wii. ***The alternative on Xbox 360 platform is Dance Central

Super Mario Galaxy 2

Another Nintendo Wii best-selling Video game. This game is a great follow-up to the original Super Mario Galaxy with a full blown 3D adventure.

Super Mario Galaxy 2 is an action platformer set in space, between worlds known as galaxies. Mario collects stars as he travels from galaxy to galaxy and works his way through the various levels, sometimes upside-down, sometimes floating from place to place.

Mario can move between smaller galaxies by jumping and also embark on longer jaunts via a small steerable planet in the shape of his head, but as a new twist he can also move into and through planets as well using new powerups that include a new drill mechanism.

Red Dead Redemption

Red Dead Redemption is one of the most popular video games on PlayStation 3. It is a follow up of the 2004 hit Red Dead Revolver. The graphics are amazing, game play is easy to pick up and shooting system is by far improved.

It is an open-world, third-person, action-adventure game set at the tail end of a fictional American West West era.The game features a morality system where a player can gain positive or negative honor by their actions throughout the game.


Set at the turn of the 20th century when the lawless and chaotic badlands began to give way to the expanding reach of government and the spread of the Industrial Age. It tells the story of former outlaw John Marston, desperate to save his wife and son, taking players on a great adventure across the American frontier.

Available on Xbox 360 and PS3.

Most Popular Video Game in its series
Most Popular Video Game in its series

Halo Reach

Halo is one of the biggest video game series in history and one of the most popular video games among gamers.

It is a Sci-Fi First Person Shooter video game with quick pacing and intense fire fights.The next generation of firefight mode lets a player go head-to-head in versus mode and allows for an incredibly deep level of customization and replay ability by allowing players to change game rules and settings.


Halo Reach tells the tragic and heroic story of Noble Team, a group of Spartans, who through great sacrifice and courage saved countless lives in the face of impossible odds. The planet Reach is humanity’s last line of defense between the encroaching Covenant and their ultimate goal, the destruction of Earth. If it falls, humanity will be perched on the brink of destruction.

Available on Xbox 360

Most Popular Video Games 2010
Most Popular Video Games 2010

Mass Effect 2

Mass Effect 2 is the sequel to space-based role-playing game, Mass Effect. The characters are more detailed not only graphically, but technically. The shooter interface is also better.

The story continues where a mysterious new enemy emerges two years after Commander Shepard repelled invading Reapers bent on the destroying organic life. On the fringes of known space, something is silently abducting entire human colonies. Now Shepard must work with Cerberus, a ruthless organization devoted to human survival at any cost, to stop the most terrifying threat mankind has ever faced.

To attempt this perilous mission, Shepard must assemble the galaxy’s most elite team and command the most powerful ship ever built.

Available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC Downloads and PC

BioShock 2

BioShock 2 is a fantastic game with clean clear graphics. You can start out as Big Daddy and get all kinds of weapons and the occasional opportunities to upgrade. It contains many new gameplay mechanics like the ability to wield plasmids and weapons simultaneously; the ability to walk outside the airlocks of Rapture to discover new play areas, and many more.


A follow up of 2007 BioShock, the game is set in the fictional underwater dystopia of Rapture.Set approximately 10 years after the events of the original BioShock, the halls of Rapture once again echo with sins of the past. Along the Atlantic coastline, a monster — somehow familiar, yet still quite different from anything ever seen — has been snatching little girls and bringing them back to the undersea city.

Available on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, PC Downloads and PC

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brandrocker 5 years ago

I am not a video game addict. Still I like to browse through such listings. Thanks.

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xixi12 5 years ago from Everywhere but here. In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. You can never be truly free till you have the discipline to manage it. Author

Am not either but its good to know which ones other gamers are buying. I usually like to read reviews before i buy. Really looking forward to 2011 video game releases. Thanks for stopping by

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brandrocker 5 years ago

It's an honest remark we don't see much these days. Thanks. I agree with you absolutely. It is important to know the trends even if we are not cent percent committed. At the least this is what I believe.

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kashmir56 5 years ago from Massachusetts

xixi12 thank you for a review of this years new hot video games, great job!

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