The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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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 addicting 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.

Of the most addicting games, there are some from every era. From addicting PC games to the most addicting video games, there's something for everyone on this list, no matter what kids of video games you like. Gamers the world over know that with some games, you just can't stop playing. Going beyond just the top 10 addicting games, this list has over 300 games that are sure to have you hooked!
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  1. 1
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    Tetris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

    the people's #1 & most listed

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  2. 2
    + 2,376
    - 1,252


    1985

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  3. 3
    + 2,539
    - 1,154


    1996

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    - 1,085

    often listed
    1997

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    - 1,397

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    2004

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  6. 6
    + 1,734
    - 924


    1999

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    + 2,422
    - 1,011


    1988

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  8. 8
    + 1,933
    - 862

    ranked low on reranks
    1998

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    + 1,365
    - 1,003

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    2003

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  10. 10
    + 1,764
    - 835


    1996

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  11. 11
    + 1,949
    - 826


    2011

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  12. 12
    + 1,436
    - 803


    1992

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  13. 13
    + 1,171
    - 825


    1992

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  14. 14
    + 1,405
    - 837


    2002

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  15. 15
    + 1,467
    - 631

    added by DigBick

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  16. 16
    + 1,457
    - 767


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  17. 17
    + 1,194
    - 857


    1980

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  18. 18
    + 1,431
    - 643


    2004

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  19. 19
    + 898
    - 620


    1993

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  20. 20
    + 1,077
    - 769


    2006

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  21. 21
    + 1,044
    - 828


    2005

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  22. 22
    + 1,084
    - 738


    1997

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  23. 23
    + 821
    - 654


    1998

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  24. 24
    + 863
    - 633


    1992

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  25. 25
    + 1,128
    - 619
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  26. 26
    + 1,300
    - 726


    2008

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  27. 27
    + 810
    - 790

    often listed
    2001

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  28. 28
    + 710
    - 620


    1981

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  29. 29
    + 667
    - 528


    2004

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  30. 30
    + 965
    - 697


    1984

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  31. 31
    + 989
    - 714


    2007

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  32. 32
    + 839
    - 553


    1994

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  33. 33
    + 714
    - 304

    ranked low on reranks
    2001

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  34. 34
    + 768
    - 683


    2007

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  35. 35
    + 1,118
    - 638

    added by ChrisPerez
    1989

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  36. 36
    + 567
    - 520

    often listed
    2006

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  37. 37
    + 924
    - 659


    2009

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  38. 38
    + 646
    - 415

    added by JennaCarter
    2000

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  39. 39
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    - 459
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    + 687
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    Nov 17 2006

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    + 688
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    2008

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  42. 42
    + 882
    - 607


    2000

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  43. 43
    + 458
    - 418

    added by wiabux
    1999

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  44. 44
    + 706
    - 491


    2008

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  45. 45
    + 634
    - 439


    1993

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  46. 46
    + 620
    - 572


    1998

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  47. 47
    + 519
    - 564

    often listed & ranked high on reranks

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  48. 48
    + 478
    - 435

    often listed & added by ChrisPerez
    2009

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  49. 49
    + 713
    - 410

    ranked low on reranks
    2008

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  50. 50
    + 818
    - 449

    ranked low on reranks
    1971

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