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The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time 

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Updated December 20, 2019 374.7k votes 21.7k voters 311.5k views 523 items

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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Super Smash Bros. Brawl ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2008 (Monolith Soft)
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Call of Duty 4: Modern W... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2007 (Infinity Ward)
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Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Rockstar North)
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Call of Duty: Black Ops ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2010 (n-Space)
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Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1992 (Capcom)
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SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1993 (Full Fat)
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Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1980 (Namco)
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Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
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Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1994 (Rare Ltd)
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Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1984 (Nintendo Research & Development 1)
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Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2008 (Rockstar North)
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Fallout: New Vegas is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added Released: 2010 (Obsidian Entertainment)
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Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
BlakeHamel added Released: 1988 (Nintendo)
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Doom is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1993 (id Software)
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Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2007 (Bungie Studios)
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Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1998 (Hudson Soft)
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The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2004 (Maxis)
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Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2000 (Blizzard North)
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Sonic the Hedgehog Genes... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2006 (Sonic Team)
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Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2000 (Aspyr)
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Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2006 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 1998 (THQ)
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Assassin's Creed II is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Released: 2009 (Ubisoft Montreal)
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Plants vs. Zombies is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Released: 2009 (PopCap Games)