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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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+ - 4,202 3,445
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
+ - 3,908 2,583
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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+ - 3,594 2,488
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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+ - 3,287 2,165
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

6
+ - 3,377 2,204
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

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+ - 2,825 2,223
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 3,172 2,201
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 3,344 2,676
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
+ - 2,659 2,519
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,971 1,863
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 3,279 1,455
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,858 1,987
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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+ - 2,638 1,966
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,436 1,355
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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+ - 2,265 1,819
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,574 1,757
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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+ - 2,364 1,444
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,298 1,731
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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+ - 2,047 1,794
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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+ - 2,400 1,936
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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+ - 1,923 1,909
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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+ - 2,495 1,582
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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+ - 1,870 1,410
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,973 1,464
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,123 1,369
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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+ - 1,731 1,341
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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+ - 1,757 1,150
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 2,022 1,666
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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+ - 1,298 1,188
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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+ - 1,523 1,205
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,389 1,302
Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2 2011

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+ - 1,662 1,151
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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+ - 1,402 779
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,370 986
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,445 1,863
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,565 1,281
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,397 1,136
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,145 981
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,356 1,072
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,297 1,024
Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,510 1,144
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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+ - 1,442 960
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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+ - 1,976 1,316
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

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+ - 1,802 1,312
Doom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Doom 1993

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+ - 1,119 921
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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+ - 1,368 1,018
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

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+ - 1,195 1,172
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,264 1,044
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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+ - 1,124 744
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans