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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
3,949 3,516
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2
3,921 2,608
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
4,023 2,369
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,435 2,878
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,736 2,124
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,942 1,700
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,539 1,819
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
3,294 1,610
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
3,882 1,470
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
2,262 1,840
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,725 1,424
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,296 1,289
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,837 1,442
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,593 1,109
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

The Best Dragon Pokemon of All Time

15
2,130 1,400
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,088 1,329
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,324 1,146
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,792 1,258
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,813 1,024
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,675 1,287
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,862 1,223
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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22
1,403 1,167
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,611 1,366
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,268 1,106
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
2,076 1,115
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,197 1,228
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,280 1,054
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,595 1,112
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

The Best Flying Pokemon of All Time

29
1,523 1,009
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

30
1,276 1,040
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

31
1,066 963
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

32
1,252 910
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,349 1,097
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
984 1,044
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
904 908
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

36
1,036 800
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
834 749
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

38
1,564 982
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire 1989

39
1,116 649
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,459 908
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,241 599
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
1,473 880
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added Minecraft 2009

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43
1,047 884
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

44
955 857
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,096 822
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
1,005 706
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
761 904
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,136 746
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,002 699
Doom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

50
1,234 724
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time