Total Nerd The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans  

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

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

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

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

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Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Tetris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Fallout 3 2008

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Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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

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Portal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2007

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Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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

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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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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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Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2 2011

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Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Doom is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Doom 1993

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Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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God of War is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
God of War 2005