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Top Ten Most Popular Video Games

Updated on November 20, 2012

Looking For The Most Popular Video Games?

Everyone wants to know the year's best video games for 2012. They might be the top video games for Xbox 360 or Playstation and if you are looking for some shopping ideas you need to check out this list.

Video games are a great gift idea for video game fans but if you are buying one you may be intimidated by the huge selection of games on the market.

Some of the more popular video games types are role playing games (RPG) which has the player acting out a role of the adventurer in the game. Action games are when the player has a lot of obstacles to overcome and require quick reflexes. It is a very broad category including combat and fighting games. Strategy video games have you figure out events by carefully thinking out your strategy of play. A couple of other favorite video games include the category of sports and vehicle simulation.

Shopping online for popular video games make sense because you don't need to fight the mall crowds. You simply shop for what you want online, make a secure payment and the game will be shipped right to your home. Many times you can even have the items shipped directly to the recipient. Very simple!

If you decide to buy someone a new video game you will be sure to put a big smile on their face. You will not only be giving a special gift but also a bit of fun that will last a long time. Have fun shopping!

Call of Duty Black Ops 2

Call of Duty: Black Ops w is the latest release in the popular series of Call of Duty games. Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 puts players behind enemy lines during the most dangerous time period mankind has ever known. This epic single player campaign is filled with heart-racing action.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 puts players in the boots of elite special forces units engaged in covert warfare, deniable operations, and explosive conflicts around the globe. Every Xbox 360 fan would want a copy of this newest game.

Fable 3

Fable 3 for Xbox 360 offers a combination of gaming styles including action, role-playing and strategy. The styles works great together and there are some real consequences to your decisions within the video game. Fable 3 is fun to play and offers a great way to spend your day in Fable's magical world.

Halo 4

Halo 4 is a long awaited new video game for Xbox 360. The Halo series of video games have been wildly popular for Xbox 360 and this one is no exception. With Halo 4 there is no need to run after power ups any more. Everyone starts with the power up of their choice. There is a four person mode available.

The loadups are cool and for strategy the game will be played a little differently then the old Halo games. This video game will be a best selling Christmas gift for video game lovers.

Super Mario Galaxy

Mario the pizza guy is back again in this new game for the Wii. This cool game is filled with all kinds of puzzles that keep you entertained for hours.

Most of the game is in 3D and is exceptionally well designed. The graphics and sound are very entertaining and Mario proves that he is still an exciting video game character.

God of War III

God of War III is an action-adventure video game for PlayStation 3. It is very detailed and offers great animation.

It was voted the most anticipated video game of 2010 and has lived up to the expectations. True to the series roots it offers brutal combat, intricate puzzles, exploration of awe-inspiring worlds, and a compelling story.

Alan Wake

Alan Wake is made for Xbox 360. Storytelling at its best, the Alan Wake video game is like a tightly paced thriller TV series which offers endless twists and cliffhangers, and builds up to an epic conclusion.

Alan Wake is a best selling horror novelist and as a player you will get immersed in the atmosphere and adventure of the game.

Fallout New Vegas

Not even nuclear fallout could slow the hustle of Sin City. Explore the vast expanses of the desert wastelands, from small desert towns to the New Vegas strip. You will see the Great Southwest as could only be imagined after a nuclear fallout.

Players will be introduced to mutated created and have access to plenty of new weapons. Fallout New Vegas is made for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

Assassin's Creed III

In this newest game for Playstation 3, players can choose from a wide range of unique characters, each with their own signature weapons and assassination techniques. Players have the abillity to match their skills against other players from all over the world in different game modes.

Red Dead Redemption

This popular video game is available for both Playstation 3 and Xbox 360. Its a game based on the wild west and features a gunslinger hunting down outlaws.

Western themed mini-games including showdowns, gambling, hunting bounties, and cattle herding. The game also offers an assortment of period specific weapons.

Dance Central

Take your moves to the next level in the first controller-free, body tracking, fully-immersive dance video game for the Kinect for Xbox 360.

There are dance moves for beginner to experts in this fun new game. Step by step instructions so you can master all the moves on the dance floor.

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    • Pamela99 profile image

      Pamela Oglesby 

      8 years ago from Sunny Florida

      This will probably be what my grandson wants for Christmas. I'll have to find out which one. Good selection.

    • KTK profile image


      8 years ago from Ohio

      I want Fable 3!


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