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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
4,220 3,827
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2
4,186 2,829
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
4,276 2,587
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,772 3,086
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,908 2,316
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
3,197 1,829
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,497 1,768
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
4,172 1,621
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
3,740 1,949
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
2,416 2,008
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,884 1,541
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,801 1,204
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
DigBick added

13
2,447 1,401
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
1,970 1,578
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

15
2,256 1,524
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,242 1,419
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,498 1,253
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,897 1,378
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,498 1,269
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,920 1,122
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,973 1,318
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,776 1,408
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
2,184 1,213
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2008

24
1,721 1,463
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1980

25
1,359 1,194
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

26
1,259 1,332
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,363 1,133
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,698 1,204
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
1,155 1,054
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2004

30
1,136 882
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added 2000

31
1,625 1,099
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

32
1,362 1,128
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2007

33
1,327 987
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

34
1,424 1,182
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1984

35
997 989
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2006

36
1,029 1,128
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

37
1,658 1,053
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added 1989

38
906 818
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,553 973
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2000

40
1,641 952
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added 2009

41
1,195 720
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
1,318 664
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

43
1,318 784
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

44
1,001 931
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,111 955
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1998

46
1,167 894
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
1,041 619
Pokémon Yellow is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,206 799
Pokémon Gold and Silver is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,061 770
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

50
1,068 753
Doom is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1993