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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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3,701 3,170
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2
3,633 2,397
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
3,754 2,179
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,105 2,669
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,556 1,921
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,730 1,550
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,343 1,667
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
3,057 1,469
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
2,114 1,680
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
3,512 1,381
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,540 1,318
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,142 1,180
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,723 1,311
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,385 1,019
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

15
1,993 1,281
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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16
1,977 1,220
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,134 1,055
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,666 1,159
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,687 933
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,316 1,062
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,737 1,114
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,558 1,193
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,529 1,280
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,175 1,030
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
1,928 1,041
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,130 1,133
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,214 973
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,464 1,038
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
1,364 935
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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30
984 882
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

31
1,163 969
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

32
1,181 836
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,282 1,019
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
938 973
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
827 830
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

36
970 734
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
1,510 912
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire 1989

38
1,036 590
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
757 689
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,361 847
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,153 548
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
987 813
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

43
1,322 811
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
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44
907 799
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,012 766
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
717 844
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
929 651
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,052 704
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
936 647
Doom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

50
1,171 672
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time