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Posted on February 12, 2014 by

January was a pretty quiet month for releases. However thanks to all of that holiday money that people received in December and the various after Christmas/New Year sales that were going on, several games made it to the PSN's Top 20 for the first time, held their spot or moved up/down a rank.

One game  that continues to dominate the PS4 is Battlefield 4 for the third month in a row, followed by the re-re-release of Tomb Raider Definitive Edition, Need for Speed Rivals and NBA 2K14. Here are the rest of the games that made it to the Top 20:

PS4

  1. Battlefield 4
  2. Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition
  3. Need for Speed Rivals
  4. Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag
  5. NBA 2K14
  6. Madden NFL 25
  7. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  8. Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition
  9. EA SPORTS FIFA 14
  10. Flower
  11. Killzone Shadow Fall
  12. flOw
  13. Trine 2: Complete Story
  14. Sound Shapes
  15. Escape Plan
  16. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes
  17. Don’t Starve: Console Edition
  18. Knack
  19. Super Motherload
  20. Doki-Doki Universe

 

As for the PS3, the ever popular Minecraft mines its way to the top of the charts, with games like Crysis 3, Tales of Xillia, Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon and Puppeteer trailing behind. This is all thanks to the holiday sale that went on during December and into last month.

Now for the rest of the PS3 games that made the Top 20:

PS3

  1. Minecraft: PlayStation 3 Edition
  2. CRYSIS 3
  3. Tales of Xillia
  4. Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon
  5. Puppeteer
  6. rain
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD
  9. ENSLAVED: Odyssey to the West Premium Edition
  10. The Walking Dead: Season 2 – Ep.1, All That Remains
  11. Call of Duty: Ghosts
  12. Thomas Was Alone
  13. Terraria
  14. Final Fantasy XIII-2
  15. Battlefield 4
  16. Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut
  17. NBA 2K14
  18. Gran Turismo 6
  19. The Walking Dead – Season Pass
  20. Need for Speed Most Wanted

 

While there hasn't been any new games to come out for the Vita during December and January, that didn't stop people from buying one. With the launch of the PS4 and Remote Play, more people bought Vitas. Now that they have Vitas, might as well buy games for it right?

Here are the Vita games that made it to the Top 10:

PS Vita

  1. Killzone: Mercenary
  2. The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season
  3. Spelunky
  4. Terraria PS Vita
  5. VelocityUltra
  6. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time PS Vita
  7. LIMBO PS Vita
  8. OlliOlli
  9. Thomas Was Alone PS Vita
  10. PixelJunk Monsters: Ultimate HD

 

Now that winter is almost over, we should see a rush of new games to be fighting for the top spots. This is especally true for the PS3 as it has plenty of life left in it.

Source: PlayStation Blog

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