The best-selling Godzilla games in history

It is undeniable that video games have always fascinated gamers with the scenario of embodying a giant monster and wreaking havoc on cities. And when it comes to destruction, Toho studios’ king, Godzilla, stands out as the most formidable terrestrial creature that has caused massive destruction in all its appearances.

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Godzilla, the giant radioactive monster, has been a prominent figure in the world of entertainment since the mid-1950s. He has appeared in various forms of media, including movies, TV series, and video games. As we anticipate Godzilla’s return to the big screen in next year’s Warner Bros. monsterverse installment with King Kong, we present to you the top 5 most successful games featuring this iconic character. Without further ado, let’s begin.

5.Godzilla (2015)

Let’s kick off with one of the more polarizing titles featuring the iconic character. If you’re looking to simply unleash some destruction and have a good time, this game does the job well. However, for those seeking a more comprehensive and innovative experience, it may not be quite up to par. Regardless, sales figures were not too shabby, with approximately 200,000 units sold worldwide.

4. Godzilla: Domination!

One of the character’s most iconic titles in the portable console world. Those who owned a Game Boy Advance in the 2000s surely have fond memories of wreaking havoc as Godzilla. It is no surprise that the game did relatively well in sales, with 280,000 copies sold worldwide.

3. Godzilla: Save the Earth

Throughout this list, it’s evident that the arcade-style of destroying everything is the genre Godzilla has primarily touched. The character’s movies and series, which revolve around monstrous confrontations, lend themselves very well to this type of game. Godzilla Save the Earth, released in 2004, was notably innovative within the franchise. It sold around 470,000 units globally.

2. Godzilla: Destroy All Monsters Melee

Undoubtedly, one of the best examples of the fighting game genre within the Godzilla franchise is the GameCube game mentioned here. Despite being older than the previous titles, it made the most of the console’s capabilities, delivering an immersive combat experience. As a result, it sold an impressive 710,000 units worldwide.

1. Godzilla: Unleashed

In 2007, another title was released that pitted us against some of the most iconic monsters from the Toho franchise. With an impressive lineup of Kaijus and exciting gameplay, this title became the top-selling game with 800,000 units sold worldwide. Although the franchise may not be considered a massive success, it has a dedicated fan base that will always support Godzilla.