PlayStation 4 & Grand Theft Auto V Lead Google’s US Trending Searches in 2013

December 17, 2013Written by Jason Dunning


In their annual report released today, Google revealed the most searched for and top trending searches for 2013 in a variety of different topics. When it comes to video games, the PS4 was the #1 top trending tech gadget in the US, while Grand Theft Auto V was the #1 trending search for a video game in the US.

Check out the various gaming-related lists below, or head over to the full report to see everything:

United States

Top Trending Tech Gadgets

  1. PlayStation 4
  2. Samsung Galaxy S4
  3. iPhone 5s
  4. iPhone 5c
  5. iPad Air
  6. iPad Mini
  7. HTC One
  8. Chromecast
  9. Nexus 5
  10. iPhone 6

Top Trending Video Games

  1. Grand Theft Auto V
  2. Cookie Clicker
  3. Atari Breakout
  4. Candy Crush
  5. BioShock Infinite
  6. Cube World
  7. Battlefield 4
  8. Neverwinter
  9. SimCity
  10. Skylanders SWAP Force


Top Trending Consumer Electronics

  1. iPhone 5s
  2. Samsung Galaxy S4
  3. PlayStation 4
  4. Xbox One
  5. Nexus 5
  6. HTC One
  7. iPad Air
  8. Blackberry 10
  9. Samsung Galaxy Note 3
  10. Nokia Lumia 1020

Here's an explanation of the differences between Most Searched and Trending:

  • Most Searched – Search topics with the largest search volume.
  • Trending – Search topics with the largest increase in search volume since the previous period.

Are you surprised by any of the searches? Let us know in the comments below.