What is ND’s most popular online video game of the 2000s?


I don’t mean to sound like an old man, but most of you have probably never experienced the original Pong

Let’s just say you’re actually some kind of time traveler and set your machine to 1972, you’d be amazed at how simple Pong is. Back then it was considered high tech and people were craving home entertainment. Well, as you can imagine, the world of video games is so complex now, it’s literally like you’re in a movie, so realistic. What started as an old-fashioned family fun business has grown into a huge money-making machine.

When video games exploded on the internet, people of all ages barely went out

In the early 2000s, the gaming world allowed everyone to play online. Advanced graphics, awesome new ways to engage people playing against each other from the comfort of their living room. I’m sure if you were like me, addicted to the latest technology and getting addicted to the relaxation and fascination that video games bring, you had your favorites. From sports to amazing open-world games, hours ticked by like seconds when you had a controller in your hand.

What do you think is North Dakota’s favorite early 2000s?

Here is a list of the most popular games from the early 2000s in each state. According to simpletexting.com “they used data from Google Trends, as well as a survey of over 2,000 participants…”

Here is what they found:

  • The most popular online game of the 2000s in North Dakota is Call of Duty.
  • The most popular games of the early 2000s were Grand Theft Auto and sims (8 states each).
  • 1 out of 3 millennials fell in love with a video game character!

So now that I have this information for you, get back to the game!

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