The Best Video Games of All Time Video Games

The Best Video Games of All Time

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List Criteria: Any system, any year

These are the greatest games of all time, as voted on and reranked by gamers like yourself. Video games are more popular than ever. Since the early '80 when gaming systems like Atari, Nintendo and Sega first took arcade favorite and made them available to a wider audience, video games have become a part of the pop culture lexicon. Many of the best video games are action and adventure games, usually with an ultimate goal to reach in the end. That could mean rescuing a princess, like in games like the Super Mario franchise and Legend of Zelda, or it could mean battling it out with iconic villains like in Goldeneye. Sometime whooping some butt is fun and if that's your favorite type of video game, then you would be partial to the Grand Theft Auto franchise, Contra and Mortal Kombat as the best video games.

The 00's produced some of the best video games of all time. Halo, Assassin's Creed and The Sims have remained popular ten year after their respective releases. People love playing these games and they've taken their place as classics within the gaming community. 

Vote for your favorite games on this Ultimate List of The Best Video Games of All Time. If there are any of your favorite top video games that aren't on this list, feel free to add them. 

 
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  1. 1
    + 3,105
    - 1,922

    the people's #1 & most listed
    1998

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  2. 2
    + 2,442
    - 1,579

    added by midnightq2
    1988

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  3. 3
    + 2,181
    - 1,772


    2011

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  4. 4
    + 2,150
    - 1,492


    1996

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  5. 5
    + 1,753
    - 1,271


    1985

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  6. 6
    + 1,925
    - 1,310

    added by midnightq2
    1990

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  7. 7
    + 2,099
    - 1,548


    2004

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  8. 8
    + 1,788
    - 1,276


    1997

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  9. 9
    + 1,992
    - 1,387
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  10. 10
    + 1,584
    - 693

    ranked low on reranks

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  11. 11
    + 1,816
    - 1,600

    often listed

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  12. 12
    + 1,500
    - 1,021


    2008

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  13. 13
    + 1,723
    - 1,221


    2010

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  14. 14
    + 1,136
    - 988

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    2010

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  15. 15
    + 1,204
    - 622

    added by ZombieVittles
    2013

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  16. 16
    + 1,509
    - 1,223

    added by MatthewSteuernagle
    1997

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  17. 17
    + 1,395
    - 1,190


    1995

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  18. 18
    + 1,241
    - 818

    ranked low on reranks
    1996

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  19. 19
    + 1,418
    - 1,085


    2007

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  20. 20
    + 1,385
    - 1,140


    2004

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  21. 21
    + 1,260
    - 1,248

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    2005

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  22. 22
    + 1,645
    - 1,321


    2007

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  23. 23
    + 1,482
    - 1,004


    2001

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  24. 24
    + 1,432
    - 1,050


    2002

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  25. 25
    + 947
    - 766


    2006

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  26. 26
    + 1,146
    - 889
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  27. 27
    + 1,104
    - 819


    2011

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  28. 28
    + 1,007
    - 646


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  29. 29
    + 1,100
    - 740

    added by Ranker
    2013

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  30. 30
    + 810
    - 574


    1991

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  31. 31
    + 1,009
    - 1,219

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    2008

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  32. 32
    + 992
    - 639


    1999

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  33. 33
    + 892
    - 681


    2009

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  34. 34
    + 812
    - 559


    2005

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  35. 35
    + 863
    - 673


    1992

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  36. 36
    + 754
    - 658


    2007

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  37. 37
    + 653
    - 441


    2009

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  38. 38
    + 747
    - 727

    often listed
    2003

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  39. 39
    + 959
    - 659

    added by modanq
    1994

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  40. 40
    + 1,112
    - 941

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    1998

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  41. 41
    + 752
    - 508


    1994

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  42. 42
    + 816
    - 536


    1992

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  43. 43
    + 1,368
    - 948
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  44. 44
    + 1,237
    - 940


    1993

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  45. 45
    + 734
    - 608


    2008

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  46. 46
    + 527
    - 434


    2001

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  47. 47
    + 761
    - 592


    2009

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  48. 48
    + 877
    - 810


    2007

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  49. 49
    + 1,027
    - 884


    1998

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  50. 50
    + 697
    - 762

    often listed & added by designergamergeek
    2009

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