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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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5,591 3,725
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
4,562 3,792
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
4,171 2,803
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
3,534 2,369
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
midnightq2 added Super Mario World 1990

5
3,845 2,690
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

6
3,605 2,389
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
3,012 2,418
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

8
3,413 2,400
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

9
3,597 2,900
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
3,611 1,586
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

11
2,157 2,072
Mass Effect 2 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

12
2,815 2,725
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

13
3,061 2,158
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

14
2,446 1,964
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

15
2,815 2,138
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

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16
2,703 1,513
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
2,764 1,949
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
2,539 1,594
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

19
2,483 1,886
BioShock is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
BioShock 2007

20
2,227 1,930
Half-Life 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

21
2,697 1,708
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

22
2,073 2,055
Resident Evil 4 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

23
2,558 2,076
Portal is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Portal 2007

24
2,140 1,589
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
2,309 1,529
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
2,009 1,555
Batman: Arkham City is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

27
1,904 1,265
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

28
1,877 1,495
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
1,675 867
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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2,129 1,804
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
1,644 1,326
Batman: Arkham Asylum is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

32
1,511 1,406
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
1,414 1,316
Mass Effect is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

34
1,652 1,236
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
modanq added Super Metroid 1994

35
1,495 1,075
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

36
1,784 1,253
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

37
1,940 1,396
Doom is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Doom 1993

38
1,267 1,091
Uncharted 2: Among Thieves is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

39
1,714 1,384
Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

40
2,121 1,402
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

41
1,430 1,128
Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

42
1,232 1,020
Final Fantasy X is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

43
1,491 1,238
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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1,460 1,160
Sonic the Hedgehog is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

45
1,278 1,279
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

46
1,493 1,112
God of War is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
God of War 2005

47
1,526 1,998
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

48
1,257 830
Kingdom Hearts is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

49
1,542 1,060
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

50
1,559 1,403
Half-Life is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans
Half-Life 1998