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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
4,153 3,770
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2
4,130 2,777
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
4,227 2,535
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
4,699 3,040
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,879 2,266
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
3,140 1,795
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,461 1,728
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
4,103 1,584
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
3,696 1,922
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
2,381 1,970
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,848 1,514
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,749 1,179
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
DigBick added

13
2,418 1,372
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
1,940 1,547
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

15
2,230 1,493
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

16
2,205 1,401
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
2,459 1,231
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,869 1,357
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,474 1,246
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,893 1,102
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,948 1,297
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,750 1,387
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
2,153 1,196
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2008

24
1,702 1,440
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1980

25
1,341 1,174
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

26
1,245 1,310
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,346 1,115
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,670 1,186
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
1,137 1,035
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2004

30
1,120 862
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added 2000

31
1,601 1,082
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

32
1,344 1,108
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2007

33
1,311 970
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

34
1,416 1,157
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1984

35
978 970
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2006

36
1,026 1,109
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

37
1,641 1,038
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added 1989

38
885 806
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,537 962
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
2000

40
1,180 707
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

41
1,596 940
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added 2009

42
1,303 652
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

43
1,301 771
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

44
990 917
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
1,101 944
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
1998

46
1,155 882
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
1,027 609
Pokémon Yellow is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,053 758
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,190 790
Pokémon Gold and Silver is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

50
784 964
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time