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America’s Top 10 Selling Games for 2011

Posted on January 12, 2012 AT 03:57pm

THE BUZZ: Stat-tracking organization NPD Group released their sales data for December 2011 today, and along with that, their list of the top ten best-selling games for 2011.

EGM’s TAKE: Alright folks, let’s play a game—what do you think the best-selling games for 2011 were? Think of your guesses, and then scroll down to see the answers.

To help avoid spoiling those answers for you just yet, here’s a photo of a kitten!

1.) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PS3, Wii, PC) – Activision Blizzard
2.) Just Dance 3 (Wii, 360, PS3) – Ubisoft
3.) Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim (360, PS3, PC) – Bethesda Softworks
4.) Battlefield 3 (360, PS3, PC) – Electronic Arts
5.) Madden NFL 12 (360, PS3, Wii, PSP, PS2) – Electronic Arts
6.) Call of Duty: Black Ops (360, PS3, Wii, NDS, PC) – Activision Blizzard
7.) Batman: Arkham City (360, PS3, PC) – Warner Bros. Interactive
8.) Gears of War 3 (360) – Microsoft
9.) Just Dance 2 (Wii) – Ubisoft
10.) Assassin’s Creed: Revelations (360, PS3, PC) – Ubisoft

So—how close did your guesses compare to the actual list? Let us know in the comments below!

Eric L. Patterson, Executive Editor
Eric L. Patterson got started via self-publishing game-related fanzines in junior high, and now has one goal in life: making sure EGM has as much coverage of niche Japanese games as can realistically be crammed in. Eric’s also active in the gaming community on a personal level, being an outspoken voice on topics such as equality in gaming and consumer rights. Stalk Eric on Twitter: @Eric_EGM. Meet the rest of the crew.

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