Battlefield 3 makes Google’s 2011 Zeitgeist report

By Brenna Hillier
18 December 2011 22:47 GMT

Battlefield 3 took fifth position in Google’s annual top ten list of fastest-rising search queries, joining the likes of Steve Jobs, Google+, the iPad 2 and Rebecca Black as the year’s hottest topics.

Battlefield 3 was the only game to make the top ten in the Google Zeitgeist 2011 report.

Despite its high-ranking position in the rising queries charts, DICE’s shooter came seventh on a list of top gaming search terms in the US – while Blacks Ops took first place, and Call of Duty, second.

Unfortunately, the report doesn’t give a global overview of gaming-related search term results, or gaming-related lists for other territories, but below you’ll find in full two top ten lists for the US, the first for games in general and another for online games.

    Top ten video game-related search terms, United States:
  1. Black Ops
  2. Call of Duty
  3. Halo Reach
  4. Super Mario
  5. Mortal Kombat
  6. Skyrim
  7. Battlefield 3
  8. Dragon Age 2
  9. Diablo 3
  10. Mass Effect 3
    Top ten online game-related search terms, United States:
  1. Wow
  2. Addicting games
  3. Free online games
  4. Miniclip
  5. Webkinz
  6. Tower defense
  7. Kids games
  8. Armor games
  9. Tetris
  10. Juegos

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