Counter-Strike still the top multiplayer game

The Half-Life-powered shooter holds on to number one in iGames' latest list of most popular multiplayer games.


Game center organization iGames has released its list of the most popular multiplayer games for March 2002. The list, which is a compilation of the most popular games being played at more than 150 game centers across North America, ranks Sierra's team-based shooter Half-Life: Counter-Strike at number one, followed by Blizzard's action role-playing game Diablo II at number two. Third place went to Medal of Honor: Allied Assault, EA's World War II shooter, and fourth place went to Starcraft, Blizzard's sci-fi real-time strategy game. Sony's massively multiplayer online role-playing game, EverQuest, took fifth place.

Top 20 multiplayer games for March 2002:

1. Half-Life: Counter-Strike
2. Diablo II
3. Medal of Honor: Allied Assault
4. Starcraft
5. EverQuest
6. Unreal
7. Command & Conquer Renegade
8. Quake III
9. Dark Age of Camelot
10. Aliens Versus Predator 2
11. Battle Realms
12. Freedom Force
13. Age of Empires II
14. Return to Castle Wolfenstein
15. Command & Conquer Red Alert II
16. Global Operations
17. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
18. Red Faction
19. Empire Earth
20. Serious Sam: The Second Encounter

The list above ranks games according to popularity at more than 150 game centers across North America. To see a list of games ranked by GameSpot review score, take a look at our best-selling games.

GameSpot may get a commission from retail offers.

Got a news tip or want to contact us directly? Email

Join the conversation
There are no comments about this story