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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
3,884 3,407
Ranker Video

2
3,827 2,556
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
3,937 2,324
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,356 2,808
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,666 2,074
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,876 1,658
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,474 1,778
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
3,217 1,566
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
2,218 1,797
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
3,763 1,440
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,664 1,395
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,242 1,255
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,798 1,400
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,532 1,075
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
2,085 1,361
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,049 1,293
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,260 1,121
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,752 1,227
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,768 994
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,828 1,182
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,636 1,251
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

The Best Video Game Movies

22
1,373 1,133
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,588 1,333
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,239 1,082
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
2,025 1,090
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,175 1,195
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,259 1,026
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,557 1,090
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
1,479 985
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

30
1,239 1,018
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

31
1,043 937
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

32
1,226 883
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,322 1,071
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
968 1,018
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
877 880
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
1,019 774
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
1,547 957
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire 1989

38
808 726
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,090 630
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,424 883
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,213 580
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
1,025 857
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

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43
1,428 858
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added Minecraft 2009

44
941 830
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,064 806
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
979 688
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
742 885
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,105 731
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
978 680
Doom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Doom 1993

50
1,219 703
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time