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‘Minecraft,’ ‘Grand Theft Auto’ among most streamed games in YouTube’s history

Minecraft is a “sandbox” game that allows users to build and interact with other users freely, without any scripts or goal-based gameplay. Miles Willis/Getty Images for Ascot Racecourse

LOS ANGELES – “Minecraft” has built a big reputation on YouTube.

The video streaming service announced Wednesday that content featuring the virtual brick-building video game has been watched more than any other interactive title in the 10 years since YouTube launched.

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YouTube released a list of the top 10 most popular games that have been streamed since the site debuted in 2005 in honour of the streaming video site’s anniversary.

“Grand Theft Auto” arrived in second place, followed by “League of Legends” in the third spot and “Call of Duty” in fourth place.

Other titles on the list included “FIFA,” “The Sims” and “Dota 2.”

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