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List Rules The best video games ever, regardless of system or year of release.

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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The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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2
+ - 4,186 3,431
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

3
+ - 3,898 2,573
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

4
+ - 3,583 2,477
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

5
+ - 3,274 2,156
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

6
+ - 3,363 2,196
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

7
+ - 2,817 2,214
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

8
+ - 3,162 2,188
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

9
+ - 3,331 2,667
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

10
+ - 2,654 2,509
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

11
+ - 1,965 1,856
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

12
+ - 2,853 1,978
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

13
+ - 3,270 1,448
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

14
+ - 2,631 1,958
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

15
+ - 2,422 1,349
The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,567 1,752
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Fallout 3 2008

17
+ - 2,255 1,815
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

18
+ - 2,359 1,437
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

19
+ - 2,285 1,729
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
BioShock 2007

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+ - 2,037 1,787
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

21
+ - 1,916 1,903
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

22
+ - 2,389 1,931
Portal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2007

23
+ - 2,488 1,574
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

24
+ - 1,965 1,462
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

25
+ - 1,861 1,405
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

26
+ - 2,108 1,364
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,722 1,338
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,752 1,147
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

29
+ - 2,017 1,662
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,295 1,183
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,516 1,203
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

32
+ - 1,382 1,299
Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2 2011

33
+ - 1,656 1,148
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,396 777
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

35
+ - 1,366 982
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

36
+ - 1,560 1,277
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

37
+ - 1,395 1,134
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

38
+ - 1,437 1,858
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,138 979
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

40
+ - 1,353 1,068
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

41
+ - 1,294 1,022
Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

42
+ - 1,507 1,143
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,439 959
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,972 1,315
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

45
+ - 1,800 1,311
Doom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Doom 1993

46
+ - 1,112 921
Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,364 1,017
God of War is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
God of War 2005

48
+ - 1,190 1,170
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

49
+ - 1,259 1,042
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

50
+ - 1,169 1,276
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Minecraft 2009