February 3rd 2011 4:59 am PT

Top Xbox LIVE Games of 2010


After much time in various SQL data bases and Excel Pivot tables, I am pleased to present the Top LIVE lists of 2010.


Please note that the rankings are based on the games’ first seven days of activity on the Xbox LIVE service and only include games released in 2010.


Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles of 2010 (based on UU’s during the first week of launch)

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


Top Arcade Titles of 2010 (Based on full versions purchased during the first week of release)

1    Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
2    LIMBO
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


Top Indie Games of 2010 (Based on full versions purchased during the first week of release)

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


Archive By Larry Hryb, Xbox LIVE's Major Nelson

  • Doh Ray Egon

    Seeing the top of the XBLIG list is sad. Looks like all you have to do is put avatar support in anything and idiots will buy it. I guess I should start working on Zombie Avatar 8-Way Shooter Fart Massage.

  • chiruno99

    Don’t forget to sell it with sex, or pictures of women.