Video games are a rich part of American culture and have played a part in our technological history. Here are the top five best-selling video games of all time.
1. Super Mario Bros
Released in 1985, this video game was a pioneer for generations of electronic entertainment. It was originally released for the NES (Nintendo Entertainment System). Throughout its life span, the original Super Mario Bros collectively sold 40.24 million copies.
2. Grand Theft Auto V
This Rated M game was released in 2013 on the Ps3, Xbox 360, and PC. The Grand Theft Auto series has gained its notoriety for crime-based gameplay. It has sold over 75 million copies world-wide.
3. Wii Sports
Being the default game released with the Wii home console system in 2006, this game aimed to keep the player active and entertained. It included boxing, tennis, baseball, bowling, and golf. It has sold over 82.79 million copies.
Solely based on the principles of surviving and thriving, Minecraft was released in 2011 with the rating of E10+ due to fantasy violence. In its entirety, Minecraft has sold over 121 million copies.
This score-based puzzle game was released in 1984. It was originally formatted for the home computer systems at the time, but grew in popularity so much that it extended across all different kinds of platforms. This game is still so widely played, that it is currently being made available to play on the newer generation of consoles. As of now, it stands at 495 million copies sold.