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Ghosts, Battlefield 4, Minecraft and Tearaway end the year on top of the December Top 20
Posted on January 12, 2014 by

2013 was a really wild ride for video games. From reboots and remakes to indie love and next gen, the PlayStation brand saw a variety of games reach their platforms. December was a strong month for all platforms (PS3, PS4, Vita) and continues November's trend of a diverse offering of games for each.

Just like November Ghosts and Battlefield 4 rule the top of the charts for the PS4, only with a minor difference. In the case of Ghost, most of the CoD community wanted to get a jumpstart and bought the PS3 version of the game and bought the digital upgrade for the PS4. With Battlefield 4, couch commanders decided that it would be better to just buy the retail copy of the game and save their money for DLC:

 

PS4 (With Digital Upgrades)

  1. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  2. Battlefield 4
  3. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
  4. Flower
  5. NBA 2K14
  6. Need for Speed Rivals
  7. Madden NFL 25
  8. EA SPORTS FIFA 14
  9. Escape Plan
  10. flOw
  11. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  12. Killzone Shadow Fall
  13. Trine 2: Complete Story
  14. Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition
  15. Doki-Doki Universe PS4
  16. Tiny Brains PS4
  17. Knack
  18. Sound Shapes
  19. Super Motherload
  20. Just Dance 2014

PS4 (Without Digital Upgrades)

  1. Battlefield 4
  2. Flower
  3. NBA 2K14
  4. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  6. Need for Speed Rivals
  7. Madden NFL 25
  8. EA SPORTS FIFA 14
  9. Escape Plan
  10. flOw
  11. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  12. Killzone Shadow Fall
  13. Trine 2: Complete Story
  14. Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition
  15. Doki-Doki Universe
  16. Tiny Brains
  17. Knack
  18. Sound Shapes
  19. Super Motherload
  20. Just Dance 2014
  21.  
 
The ever popular mega indie game Minecraft has finally made its way over to the PS3 and crafted its way to the number one spot. Trailing behind it is the first episode of the second season of Telltales'  The Walking Dead, followed by the fastest selling game of all time Grand Theft Auto V rounding the top three:
 

PS3

  1. Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition
  2. The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Ep.1, All That Remains
  3. Grand Theft Auto V
  4. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  5. Castle of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse
  6. God of War: Ascension
  7. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch
  8. Terraria
  9. Gran Turismo 6
  10. Tomb Raider
  11. ONE PIECE PIRATE WARRIORS 2
  12. Diablo III
  13. Guacamelee!
  14. FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn
  15. Spelunky
  16. Marvel vs. Capcom: Origins
  17. NHL 14
  18. DuckTales: Remastered
  19. FINAL FANTASY XIV: A Realm Reborn Collectors Edition
  20. NBA 2K14

PS3 Add-Ons

  1. Minecraft Festive Skin Pack
  2. The Walking Dead: Season Two – Season Pass
  3. Call of Duty: Black Ops II Apocalypse
  4. Battlefield 4 Premium
  5. Call of Duty: Ghosts Season Pass
  6. Borderlands 2 Headhunter 3: Mercenary Day
  7. Call of Duty: Black Ops II Nuketown Zombies Map
  8. Call of Duty: Black Ops II Vengeance
  9. Borderlands 2 – Wattle Gobbler
  10. Borderlands 2 Ultimate Vault Hunter Upgrade Pack 2
 
 
As I mentioned in November's Top 20, the Vita was picking up steam as it saw several releases for the portable system. 2D craftting game Terraria build its way overtaking the number one spot from Tearaway, with the lucha filled Guacamele rounding up the Top 3 for the Vita. As for Playstation Classic, only five games made it from November's Top 10 with GTA San Andreas stealing the top spot:
 

PS Vita

  1. Terraria
  2. Tearaway
  3. Guacamelee! PS Vita
  4. Spelunky PS Vita
  5. Rainbow Moon
  6. LIMBO
  7. Need for Speed Most Wanted
  8. Ys: Memories of Celceta
  9. Hotline Miami PS Vita
  10. The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season

Classics

  1. Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
  2. Metal Gear Solid (PS3/PSP)
  3. FINAL FANTASY VII (PS3/PSP/PS Vita)
  4. Crash Bandicoot (PS3/PSP)
  5. FINAL FANTASY IX (PS3/PSP/PS Vita)
 

 

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