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 Limbo,  PixelJunk Shooter 2  Best-Selling PSN Games In 2011

Limbo, PixelJunk Shooter 2 Best-Selling PSN Games In 2011

December 14, 2011 | By Mike Rose

Sony has revealed the top-selling SCEA-published indie games available via the PlayStation Network in 2011, as well as the top-selling self-published titles on PSN, and the top-selling titles that were part of its Pub Fund.

Q-Games' PixelJunk Shooter 2 was the best selling SCEA-published title in 2011, with Fat Princess from Titan Studios and thatgamecompany's Flower taking up positions two and three.

It's notable that only one title, the top-selling PixelJunk Shooter 2, was released this year, while the rest of the top 10 saw releases between 2007 and 2010.

Limbo topped the best-selling PSN self-published charts for 2011, with Castle Crashers at number two and the very poorly reviewed TestYourself Psychology at three.

The top 10 Pub Fund chart, made up of titles that were part of Sony's $20 million, three-year investment plan to get more PSN exclusive games, was topped by Hoard, followed by Tales From Space: About a Blob and Joe Danger.

Of the Pub Fund initiative, PSN senior director Susan Panico added, "We've committed $20 million over the next three years to the Pub Fund because we believe this visionary and unique development mindset will ultimately advance and evolve PSN games as an art form."

The full top 10 lists are as follows:

Top 10 Best-Selling Third-Party Self-Published PSN Games of 2011

1. Limbo (Playdead)
2. Castle Crashers (The Behemoth)
3. TestYourself Psychology (Creat Studios)
4. Marvel Pinball (Zen Studios)
5. Worms 2 Armageddon (Team 17)
6. Dungeon Defenders (Trendy Entertainment)
7. Armageddon Riders (Targem Games)
8. Braid (Number None Inc.)
9. UnderSiege (Seed Studios)
10. Hamsterball (TikGames)

Top 10 Best-Selling SCEA-Published PSN Games of 2011

1. PixelJunk Shooter 2 (Q-Games)
2. Fat Princess (Titan Studios)
3. Flower (thatgamecompany)
4. Aquatopia (Playlogic Entertainment)
5. Hustle Kings (VooFoo Sudios)
6. Eat Them! (FluffyLogic)
7. Top Darts (Devilís Details)
8. Super Stardust HD (Housemarque)
9. Linger in Shadows (Plastic)
10. Rag Doll Kung Fu (Qi Studios)

Top 5 Best-Selling Pub Fund Titles of 2011

1. Hoard (Big Sandwich Games)
2. Tales From Space: About a Blob (DrinkBox)
3. Joe Danger (Hello Games)
4. Eufloria (Omni Systems Limited)
5. Explodemon! (Curve Studios)

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