Total Nerd The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time  

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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
4,008 3,563
Ranker Video

2
3,980 2,643
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
4,073 2,403
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,469 2,920
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,763 2,155
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,982 1,721
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,576 1,844
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
3,325 1,640
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
3,928 1,496
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
2,287 1,868
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,762 1,440
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,319 1,313
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,860 1,466
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,619 1,130
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
2,154 1,422
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,117 1,347
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,354 1,165
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,805 1,286
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,825 1,046
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,694 1,308
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,418 1,186
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

The Best Economic Simulation Games of All Time

22
1,877 1,244
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,633 1,381
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,281 1,122
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
2,091 1,133
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,202 1,250
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,292 1,066
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,609 1,127
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
1,540 1,027
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

30
1,288 1,057
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

31
1,084 977
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

32
1,267 923
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,367 1,111
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
997 1,058
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
924 922
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
1,057 813
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
1,590 991
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire 1989

38
842 764
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,130 661
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,468 926
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,252 613
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
1,503 900
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
1,057 902
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

44
962 874
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,106 840
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
1,018 720
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
767 921
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,146 762
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,014 713
Doom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

50
1,255 734
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time