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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
3,871 3,395
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2
3,818 2,545
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
3,929 2,318
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,344 2,800
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,658 2,067
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,870 1,650
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,468 1,772
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
3,208 1,560
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
2,210 1,789
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
3,751 1,435
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,658 1,387
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,238 1,250
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,792 1,395
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,525 1,070
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
2,079 1,357
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,046 1,289
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,252 1,118
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,747 1,221
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,767 987
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,825 1,176
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,632 1,245
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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22
1,370 1,130
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,585 1,329
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,235 1,078
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
2,020 1,083
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,173 1,190
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,258 1,022
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,551 1,083
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
1,474 980
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

30
1,237 1,014
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

31
1,038 934
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

32
1,223 880
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,322 1,067
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
967 1,017
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
875 878
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
1,017 772
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
1,547 956
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire 1989

38
805 726
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,085 628
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,423 882
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,207 579
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
1,025 855
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

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43
1,423 855
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added Minecraft 2009

44
940 829
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,064 803
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
978 688
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
741 883
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,100 730
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
976 679
Doom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

50
1,216 702
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time