Over the last 25 years the popularity of video games has exploded and has been expanding at an exponential rate. Games have come quite a long way from the days of Pong and Pac Man. You don’t need to go to an arcade anymore to play your favorite games and the industry has become a multi-billion dollar goliath. You can play games at home and even take them with you thanks to the introduction of portable gaming systems like the Nintendo Game Boy, PSP and PS Vita. You won’t have to look far to find someone deeply entrenched in some serious gaming no matter where you are.
We’ve put together a list of the most popular video games of all time. There is no doubt that you’ve probably played some of these games yourself. Can you guess what game tops the list and gets the credit for being the most popular video game of all time? By the time you reach the end of this list you may decide that it’s time to change careers and get yourself into creating a video game of your own. Don’t cheat and jump to the end of the list. If you can guess correctly there’s no doubt that you are a serious gamer.
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Filled with everything a gamer could want Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas has it all. It’s got sex, violence and a whole lot of open world madness to keep you coming back for more and more. One thing that helps keep players trying to make their way through GTA: San Andreas is the fact that the developers hid tons of different Easter eggs within the game that players keep stumbling on. Since its release back on October 26, 2006 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas has sold nearly 28 million copies.