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List Rules 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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1
3,942 3,506
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2
3,912 2,602
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
4,014 2,362
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,424 2,867
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,731 2,116
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,938 1,692
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,533 1,814
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
3,287 1,603
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
3,870 1,466
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
2,258 1,832
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,718 1,419
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,290 1,284
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,834 1,436
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,586 1,103
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
DigBick added Pokémon Red and Blue

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15
2,128 1,393
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,082 1,327
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,319 1,142
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,789 1,254
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,806 1,021
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,673 1,283
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,860 1,217
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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22
1,401 1,163
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,609 1,362
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,265 1,104
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
2,072 1,113
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,195 1,225
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,279 1,050
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,592 1,110
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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29
1,520 1,006
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

30
1,274 1,036
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

31
1,064 961
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

32
1,250 907
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,348 1,094
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
984 1,040
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
903 902
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

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36
1,034 797
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
833 745
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

38
1,561 980
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire 1989

39
1,115 645
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,456 903
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,240 595
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
1,472 876
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added Minecraft 2009

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43
1,047 879
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

44
955 851
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,093 819
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
1,004 702
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
760 900
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,133 744
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,001 695
Doom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

50
1,233 721
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time