Year after year, all technologies develop rapidly. Video games cease to be fun for the elite and become a mass product. To satisfy the customers, developers use the latest development – the advanced graphics engines, the most realistic physics model and advanced management system. This top-list consists of games with the biggest budget in the history of the gaming industry. Most of them are at all on hearing, and some have already been forgotten.
Look at the most expensive games!
Deadpool, 2013: $102,10,246
This game sees marvel’s Deadpool kidnap game designers & force them to make a video game about himself.
Deadpool received mixed reviews – it contains lots of fart jokes.
Halo MMO, 2007: $103,243,337
Codenamed ‘Project Titan’, this game didn’t even make it to the shelves & was scrapped after 3 years.
It was Microsoft’s expensive attempt to complete with World of Warcraft.
Max Payne 3, 2012: $108,776,623
The 19th best-selling game of 2012 sold 3,61 million copies worldwide.
Rockstar Helo a twitter casting call to feature gamers as playable characters in the multiplayer version.
Red Dead Redemption, 2010: $109,078,902
12,13 million copies have been bought worldwide, outselling tomb rider.
One achievement can only be unlocked by throwing a girl onto railroad tracks towards an oncoming train
Too Human, 2008: $110,473,147
Despite taking 10 years to develop, it only sold a meagre 760,000 copies.
‘Too Human’ was originally planned for release on P51 in 1999 but moved to GameCube & then finally Xbox in 2005.
Star Wars: The Old Republic, 2011: $211,481,334
Set over 3,000 years before the films, it’s about a war between the Sith Empire & Galactic Republic.
The game’s script is huge, with 2,5 million words of dialogue recorded.
Final Fantasy 7, 1997: $214,481,334
The second-best selling P51 game of all time sold 9,8 million copies.
‘Final Fantasy’ is so named because the first game should have been the last game made by developers Square Enix.
Grand Theft Auto 5, 2013: $275,568,302
Broke 6 new world records, including quickest entertainment property to reach $1 billion in sales.
The game banned in Thailand after an 18-year-old killed a taxi driver ‘GTA-style’ back in 2008.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, 2009: $277,168,973
Production for the actual game cost just $50 million, but $200m was spent on marketing & distribution.
Fortunately in the first 5 days of its release, it made over $500 million.
Destiny, 2014: $500,000,000
It cost $200 million more than the most expensive movie production, ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: at world’s end’.
5 years before release, developers Bungie slipped a ‘Destiny Awaits’ Easter egg into ‘Halo 3’.