2010's Most Popular Xbox Live Titles

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Halo: Reach finished second to Call of Duty: Black Ops among the 2010 video game releases played most on Xbox Live. The annual rankings dropped yesterday courtesy of Xbox Live community guru Larry "Major Nelson" Hyrb.


In downloadable titles, LIMBO trailed Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, and Baby Maker Extreme was the top Indie game. The rankings are based on the number of unique users for each game recorded during the first week of release.

Shooters took four of the top six places, adding Battlefield: Bad Company 2 and Medal of Honor to Black Ops and Reach. FIFA 11's global reach helped make it the top sports title on the service, besting Madden NFL 11 (No. 11) and NBA 2K11 (No. 16).

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, the premium prequel to Dead Rising 2, led the downloadables list over LIMBO. Fan favorite Monday Night Combat came in fifth and indie hit Super Meat Boy placed 18th. Again, that's according to users during the first week the game was available - not its sales, and not the whole number of participants over the game's lifespan in 2010.

The full listings in all three categories:

Full Retail Releases
1 Call of Duty: Black Ops
2 Halo: Reach
3 Red Dead Redemption
4 Fable III
5 Battlefield: Bad Co. 2
6 Medal of Honor
7 Mass Effect 2
8 FIFA Soccer 11
9 Fallout: New Vegas
10 BioShock 2
11 Madden NFL 11
12 Splinter Cell Conviction
13 Assassin's Creed Brotherhood
14 Dead Rising 2
15 Kinect Adventures!
16 NBA 2K11
17 Crackdown 2
18 Aliens vs Predator
19 Mafia II
20 Army of TWO: TFD

Arcade Titles
1 Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
3 Perfect Dark
4 Toy Soldiers
5 Monday Night Combat
6 Deadliest Warrior
7 Dead Rising 2: Case West
8 X-Men Arcade
9 Castlevania Harmony of Despair
10 Plants vs Zombies
11 Scott Pilgrim
12 Sonic 4 Episode 1
13 Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light
14 Blacklight: Tango Down
15 Hydro Thunder Hurricane
16 RISK Factions
17 Super Meat Boy
18 World of Keflings

Indie Games
1 Baby Maker Extreme
2 Avatar Showdown
3 Avatar Paintball
4 Avatar Ninja!
5 Avatar Racedrome
6 Try Not To Fart
7 Nuclear Wasteland
8 Avatar Onslaught
9 Yet Another Zombie Defense
10 Zombie Estate
11 Breath of Death VII
13 Get Rich or Die Gaming
14 Avatar Bumper Cars
15 Avatar Meet Up Live!
17 Shoot 1UP
18 Toy Stunt Bike
19 The Impossible Game
20 So Many Girls So Little Time

Top Xbox LIVE Games of 2010 [Major Nelson]



only 1 Japanese game in retail list...... whats wrong with xbox live