As we all know that this year 2020 was not as good as people expected it to be, because of the covid-19 pandemic. Since the situation is becoming worse day by day, and hence people are forced to stay indoors. So they need some or the other kind of entertainment to stay joyful and enthusiastic in these hard times. But as it is said that “every dark cloud has a silver lining” so this year has also proven to be a golden year for video games developers and games lovers. Therefore, 2020 is a year in which a lot of games have been launched and became popular.
And if we talk about games then there are some games which we used to play offline, but after becoming online they have gained much more popularity as they help us to connect with our friends. Some of the online games which were used to be offline are:
· Ludo king
· Carom pool
· 8 ball pool
And many more…….
Most popular games of all time:
There are some games which were very popular amongst kids and youngsters from long back. Here is a list of some of the most popular games of all time:
· Super Mario world: It is a 1990 platform game developed by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). The story follows Mario’s quest to save Princess Toadstool and Dinosaur Land from the series antagonist Bowser and his minions, the Koopalings. Super Mario can be played on 4-8 bit consoles. Super Mario is often considered one of the greatest video games of all time. It sold over 200 million copies worldwide making it the best selling video game.
· Tetris: Tetris is a tile-matching video game created by Russian software engineer Alexey Pajitnov in 1984. Tetris established itself as one of the great early video games and has sold 202 million copies.
· GTA (Grand Theft Auto): GTA is a series of action adventure games created by David Jones and Mike Dailly. There are seven versions of GTA- GTA, GTA-2, GTA-3, GTA Vise city, GTA san-andreas, GTA-4, GTA-5. The series have been acclaimed and commercially successful, having shipped more than 280 million units world wide.
· Contra: Contra is a rum and gun video game developed and published by Konami, originally released as a coin-operated arcade game in1987.
Trending games in 2020
· PUBG ( PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds): It is an online multiplayer battle royale game developed and published by PUBG Corporation. It is the most trending game of 2020 as people of all age groups enjoyed it very much.
· Fortnite: It is an online video game developed by Epic Games and released in 2017. It is available in three distinct game mode versions that otherwise share the same general game play and game engine. It became a successful video game and have drawn 125 million players in less than a year.
· GTA-5 : Grand Theft Auto 5 is a 2013 action- adventure game developed by Rockstar North and published by Rockstar games. Extensively marketed and widely anticipated, the game broke industry sales records and became the fastest-selling entertainment product in history, earning $800 million in its first day and $ 1 billion in its first three days.
· Minecraft : It is a sandbox video game developed by Mojang Studios. It was created by Markus “Notch” Persson in the java programming language. Minecraft has been critically acclaimed, winning several awards and being cited as one of the greatest and most influential video games of all time, being inducted into the world video game hall of fame in june 2020.
Hence there are many more trending and currently popular games such as Mortal Combat 11, Call of Duty, etc.