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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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5,673 3,785
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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2
4,635 3,869
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
4,231 2,847
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
midnightq2 added Super Mario Bros. 3 1988

4
3,908 2,734
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

5
3,582 2,409
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
midnightq2 added Super Mario World 1990

6
3,658 2,425
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

7
3,051 2,457
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

8
3,452 2,448
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

9
3,649 2,942
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
3,666 1,625
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

11
3,111 2,194
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

12
2,188 2,113
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

13
2,850 2,761
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

14
2,486 1,997
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

15
2,767 1,546
The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
ZombieVittles added The Last of Us 2013

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16
2,856 2,172
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
MatthewSteuernagle added GoldenEye 007 1997

17
2,807 1,982
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Fallout 3 2008

18
2,581 1,629
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

19
2,524 1,911
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
BioShock 2007

20
2,277 1,954
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

21
2,742 1,736
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

22
2,600 2,097
Portal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2007

23
2,106 2,074
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

24
2,173 1,609
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

25
2,033 1,584
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

26
2,357 1,556
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Ranker added Grand Theft Auto V 2013

27
1,934 1,285
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

28
1,899 1,520
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

29
1,732 885
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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2,160 1,824
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

31
1,662 1,352
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

32
1,543 1,424
Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2 2011

33
1,680 1,251
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
modanq added Super Metroid 1994

34
1,432 1,341
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

35
1,520 1,091
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

36
1,807 1,271
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

37
1,967 1,409
Doom is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Doom 1993

38
1,459 1,153
Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

39
2,155 1,413
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

40
1,748 1,401
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

41
1,484 1,174
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

42
1,283 1,111
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

43
1,514 1,254
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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44
1,245 1,045
Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

45
1,275 850
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

46
1,293 1,299
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

47
1,508 1,136
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

48
1,541 2,026
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

49
1,642 1,337
Metal Gear Solid is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

50
1,562 1,078
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans