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Black Ops is most popular Xbox Live title of 2010 (full list)

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The head of Xbox Live’s community, Larry “Major Nelson” Hyrb, has released a list of games played most often on Xbox Live in 2010. The top of the list may not surprise you. Call of Duty: Black Ops, Halo: Reach, Red Dead Redemption,Fable III, and Battlefield: Bad Company 2 topped the list for retail releases, likely with Call of Duty winning by a wide margin. Black Ops was the best-selling game in the United States last year. It also topped our own list of most addictive games.

The rankings are based on each game’s Live activity during its first seven days of availability. The full list is below.

Xbox 360 Top LIVE Titles of 2010

  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
  12. MILITARY SNIPER-SIM 3.18
  13. Get Rich or Die Gaming
  14. Avatar Bumper Cars
  15. Avatar Meet Up Live!
  16. GET TO THA CHOPPA!!1
  17. Shoot 1UP
  18. Toy Stunt Bike
  19. The Impossible Game
  20. So Many Girls So Little Time

Perfect Dark is one of our favorite classic titles. Did any of your favorite games make the list? Let us know.

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