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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 his start 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 he can convince them to fit 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 him on Twitter: @pikoeri. Meet the rest of the crew.

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