The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time Video Games
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The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

List Criteria: Must be video games that you can't put down and have wasted numerous hours on.

The most addictive games of all time, ranked by the wisdom of the crowd. Anyone can add their video game addictions to this list, making it an accurate, real-time ranking of the video games that gamers just can't put down. Voting on this list is easier than figuring out the Konami code, so add your two cents and see how your gaming obsessions stack up against everyone else's.
List is ranked by a combination of each item's votes & positioning in reranks
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    the people's #1 &most listed
    Tetris

    100
  2. 2
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    Sep 13 1985 More
    92
  3. 3
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    Nov 23 2004 More
    89
  4. 4
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    Dec 14 1996 More
    87
  5. 5
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    GoldenEye 007

    Aug 23 1997 More
    79
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    Jan 21 1999 More
    78
  7. 7
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    ranked low on reranks
    Super Mario Bros. 3

    Oct 23 1988 More
    77
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    Nov 01 2003 More
    76
  9. 9
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    Nov 21 1998 More
    74
  10. 10
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Civilization III

    Oct 30 2001 More
    73
  11. 11
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    May 22 1980 More
    72
  12. 12
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    Jan 01 1992 More
    72
  13. 13
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    Oct 27 2002 More
    71
  14. 14
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    Jan 01 1997 More
    70
  15. 15
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    The Legend of Zelda

    1986 More
    70
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    Mar 20 2006 More
    67
  17. 17
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    Jun 23 1996 More
    66
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    Jan 01 1992 More
    66
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Mortal Kombat

    Aug 01 1992 More
    66
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Guitar Hero

    Nov 08 2005 More
    66
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    Nov 05 2007 More
    66
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    Jan 01 1991 More
    65
  23. 23
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    ranked low on reranks
    The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

    Nov 11 2011 More
    63
  24. 24
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    Mario Party

    Jan 01 1998 More
    62
  25. 25
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    Nov 10 2009 More
    61
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    Oct 28 2008 More
    60
  27. 27
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Halo 3

    Sep 25 2007 More
    59
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Donkey Kong

    Jan 01 1981 More
    58
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    Jun 29 2000 More
    57
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    Oct 26 2004 More
    57
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    SimCity 2000

    Jan 01 1993 More
    56
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Street Fighter

    Aug 01 1987 More
    56
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    56
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    ranked high on reranks
    Donkey Kong Country

    Nov 21 1994 More
    56
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    Jul 15 2003 More
    56
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    Jan 01 1998 More
    55
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    Jan 01 1984 More
    55
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Rock Band

    53
  39. 39
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    Oct 14 2000 More
    52
  40. 40
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    Oct 25 2005 More
    52
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    Nov 17 2006 More
    50
  42. 42
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    Dec 10 2009 More
    49
  43. 43
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    Jan 01 1987 More
    48
  44. 44
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    Mar 22 1996 More
    47
  45. 45
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    Dec 10 1993 More
    47
  46. 46
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    Oct 03 1989 More
    46
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    The House of the Dead III

    Jan 01 2002 More
    46
  48. 48
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    Jan 01 2000 More
    46
  49. 49
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    Sep 30 1999 More
    46
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    often listed &ranked high on reranks
    Halo 2

    Nov 09 2004 More
    46
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