technology website wired.com has released its list of most influential video games of decade. Number one on list of games that had the biggest impact on gaming industry in 2010s is Fortnite. In second place is another game that attracted millions of gamers to take up gaming - Minecraft. Other games in top five are Dark Souls, Gone Home, and The Legend of Zelda. Many people might argue other games should have been on list. Games on other top-five lists include Super Mario Galaxy 2 and Pokemon Go, which was first major game to incorporate Augmented Reality (AR). Pokemon Go had millions of gamers running around world's streets in search of mythical, cute creatures.
Wired.com said so many creative games were released in 2010s and many of them "reshaped entire video game landscape". It said: "This list can only contain limited sample of games, just those that made most sizable, culture-shifting impact." The reason Fortnite topped list is, "because it's one of only games of the decade to truly infiltrate broader pop culture". Fortnite is now more popular than many global sports. annual Fortnite World Cup takes place at Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, home of US tennis Open. A total of $30 million went to winners in 2019. Wired said there is more to come from Fortnite. It wrote: "Its influence is just starting to show its true scope."