best video games The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the sandbox genre.

This is a list of the best sandbox games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated sandbox games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest sandbox games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these sandbox games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging sandbox games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new sandbox games.

List is made up of a variety of games, including Minecraft and Dead Rising.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best sandbox games?" and "What is the greatest sandbox game of all time?"

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Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
Minecraft 2009

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Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Assassin's Creed IV: Black Fla... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Saints Row: The Third is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Garry's Mod is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Just Cause 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Sleeping Dogs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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State of Decay is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
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Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Destroy All Humans! Path of th... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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L.A. Noire is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
L.A. Noire 2011

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The Godfather is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
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Saints Row 2 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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7 Days to Die is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Mafia II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
Mafia II 2010

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Assassin's Creed is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Starbound is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
Starbound Jan 01 2013

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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DayZ is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Clash of Clans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Scarface: The World Is Yours is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Gun is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
Gun 2005

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Saints Row IV is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Growtopia is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
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Saints Row is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time
Eve Online 2003

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The Long Dark is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Banished is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time

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Spider-Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Sandbox Games of All Time