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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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6,045 4,090
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

2
5,002 4,184
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
4,499 3,056
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
4,181 2,917
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

5
3,814 2,579
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
3,890 2,598
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
3,228 2,641
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

8
3,669 2,640
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

9
3,910 3,120
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
3,948 1,764
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

11
3,004 2,940
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

12
2,343 2,276
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

13
3,350 2,317
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

14
2,662 2,119
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

The Best Street Fighter Games Ever Released, Ranked by Fans

15
3,053 2,301
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
MatthewSteuernagle added GoldenEye 007 1997

16
3,033 1,670
The Last of Us is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
ZombieVittles added The Last of Us 2013

17
2,768 1,744
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

18
2,981 2,119
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Fallout 3 2008

19
2,693 2,021
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
BioShock 2007

20
2,448 2,072
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

21
2,746 2,222
Portal is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2007

The Greatest Survival Horror Games of All Time

22
2,268 2,184
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

23
2,899 1,857
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

24
2,318 1,723
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
2,591 1,662
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Ranker added Grand Theft Auto V 2013

26
2,168 1,683
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

27
2,024 1,625
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

28
2,043 1,382
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

Best Pirate Video Games Ever Made, Ranked

29
1,966 976
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

30
2,294 1,918
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
1,665 1,519
Portal 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2 2011

32
1,920 1,478
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

33
1,636 1,175
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

34
1,530 1,429
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

35
1,764 1,451
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

16 Movie "In Jokes" You Probably Didn't Notice

36
1,907 1,358
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

37
1,796 1,327
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
modanq added Super Metroid 1994

38
1,646 2,134
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

39
1,395 1,386
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

40
1,601 1,233
Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

41
2,084 1,487
Doom is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Doom 1993

42
1,615 1,332
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

14 Celebrities Who Are Heirs

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1,386 1,180
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

44
2,279 1,485
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

45
1,580 1,251
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

46
1,323 1,134
Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

47
1,751 1,393
Metal Gear Solid is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

48
1,416 1,543
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
designergamergeek added Minecraft 2009

49
1,592 1,359
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Halo 3 2007

50
1,667 1,146
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans