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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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    Tetris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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    1996

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    1999

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    2011

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    1988

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    1996

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    2002

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    1992

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    Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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    Mortal Kombat 1992

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    2006

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    Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

    added by DigBick
    Pokémon Red and Blue

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    2008

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    1992

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    1997

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    2001

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    1980

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    2005

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    1993

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    1991

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    1998

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    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time


    Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare 2007

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    2004

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    1984

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    2007

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    StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time


    StarCraft 1998

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    2009

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    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    1981

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    2000

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    1994

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    Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

    added by wiabux
    Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings 1999

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    ranked low on reranks & added by ChrisPerez
    1989

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    2001

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    Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time


    Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic 2003

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    added by AustinTitus
    2009

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    2008

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    - 400

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    1987

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    - 288


    2008

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    - 267


    2008

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    + 369
    - 256

    ranked low on reranks
    2000

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    + 229
    - 307

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Nov 19 2006

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  50. 50
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    2005

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