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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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3,592 3,030
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2
3,504 2,316
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
3,618 2,099
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
3,967 2,574
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,455 1,840
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,611 1,491
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,230 1,610
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
2,946 1,404
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
2,020 1,627
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
3,354 1,331
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,451 1,272
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,071 1,136
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,648 1,265
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,289 973
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
1,914 1,236
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
1,916 1,181
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
1,606 1,115
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
2,030 1,020
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,629 899
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,695 1,072
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,270 1,025
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,508 1,159
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,495 1,244
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,139 998
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
1,860 1,013
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,103 1,102
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Civilization III Oct 30 2001

27
1,172 948
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,401 1,011
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
953 856
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

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30
1,138 806
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

31
1,112 938
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

32
1,295 912
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,251 987
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
917 941
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
794 805
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

36
943 706
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
1,474 888
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire Jan 01 1989

38
997 564
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
722 666
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,327 827
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,120 525
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
961 787
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

43
1,282 787
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added Minecraft 2009

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44
891 769
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
920 635
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
973 737
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
697 814
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
897 631
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,023 679
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

50
1,146 648
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time