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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
4,180 3,791
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2
4,149 2,803
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
4,245 2,557
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,730 3,059
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,890 2,285
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
3,159 1,807
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,476 1,740
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
4,132 1,598
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
3,712 1,930
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
2,390 1,985
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,859 1,525
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,762 1,187
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
DigBick added

13
2,429 1,382
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
1,951 1,555
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

15
2,238 1,502
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,212 1,408
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,470 1,240
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,877 1,366
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,485 1,252
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,902 1,109
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,958 1,304
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,755 1,396
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
2,165 1,201
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2008

24
1,712 1,447
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1980

25
1,348 1,181
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

26
1,250 1,319
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,353 1,121
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,678 1,195
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
1,144 1,042
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2004

30
1,127 870
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added 2000

31
1,611 1,089
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

32
1,352 1,119
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2007

33
1,318 978
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

34
1,419 1,165
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1984

35
986 978
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2006

36
1,028 1,116
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

37
1,649 1,043
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added 1989

38
894 810
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,544 966
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2000

40
1,185 712
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

41
1,611 946
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added 2009

42
1,309 655
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

43
1,310 775
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

44
1,104 947
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1998

45
991 922
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
1,160 887
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
1,031 611
Pokémon Yellow is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,196 792
Pokémon Gold and Silver is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,056 762
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

50
787 968
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time