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


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.