The Top Xbox Live Games of 2009

Major Nelson Reveals the Top 20 Live, Arcade, Original Xbox and Indie Games of 2009

January 11, 2010 – Yesterday, Larry Hryb (AKA Major Nelson), Xbox Live’s Director of Programming, revealed the “Top 20 Live Games of 2009”. The list reveals the most played Live titles, the most purchased Arcade titles, the top original Xbox titles and the top Xbox Live Indie games.


Top 20 Xbox Live Titles


1. Halo 3

2. Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

3. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

4. Call of Duty: World at War

5. Gears of War 2

6. GTA IV

7. Left 4 Dead

8. Halo 3: ODST

9. Fable II Episode 1

10. Biohazard 5 (Resident Evil 5, Japanese Release)

11. Halo Wars – Demo

12. Resident Evil 5

13. Fallout 3

14. UFC 2009 Undisputed – Demo

15. Left 4 Dead 2 – Demo

16. Gears of War

17. 1 VS 100

18. Guitar Hero World Tour

19. Guitar Hero III

20. FIFA 09




Top 20 Xbox Live Arcade Titles


1. Battlefield 1943

2. Castle Crashers

3. Trials HD

4. Hasbro Family Game Night

5. Shadow Complex

6. Marvel VS Capcom 2

7. Magic: The Gathering

8. UNO

9. Worms

10. Peggle

11. Worms 2: Armageddon

12. Turtles in Time Re-Shelled

13. ‘Splosion Man

14. A Kingdom for Keflings

15. 3 on 3 NHL Arcade

16. The Secret of Monkey Island: Special Edition

17. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: 1989 Classic Arcade

18. Marble Blast Ultra

19. Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

20. Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix




Top Original Xbox Titles


1. Halo 2

2. Star Wars: Battlefront 2

3. Fable

4. Counter-Strike

5. Conker: Live Reloaded

6. Doom 3

7. Splinter Cell: Chaos Theory

8. Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic

9. Star Wars: Battlefront

10. Star Wars: Republic Commando

11. Burnout 3

12. Fable: Lost Chapters

13. Call of Duty 2

14. Call of Duty 3

15. Call of Duty: Finest Hour

16. MechAssault 2

17. Crimson Skies

18. Guilty Gear XX #Reload

19. Rainbow Six 3

20. Gauntlet Seven Sorrows




Top Xbox Live Indie Games


1. I MAED A GAM3 W1TH ZOMB1ES!!!1

2. Avatar Drop

3. RC-AirSim

4. Headshot

5. Miner Dig Deep

6. Rumble Massage

7. Who Did I Date Last Night

8. Kodu Game Lab

9. Avatar Golf

10. Aquarium HD

11. myFishtank

12. Head Shot 2

13. Drumkit

14. A Perfect Massage

15. The Impossible Game

16. Inside Lacrosse’s CL2010

17. ZP2K9

18. ezmuze+ Hamst3r edition

19. The Drinking Game

20. Physics Sandbox