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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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3,517 2,948
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2
3,437 2,257
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
3,550 2,044
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
3,880 2,526
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,411 1,795
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,547 1,463
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,186 1,576
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
2,875 1,371
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
1,968 1,587
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
3,264 1,308
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,395 1,249
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,033 1,118
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,610 1,241
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,228 950
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

15
1,865 1,212
Grand Theft Auto: Vice City is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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16
1,884 1,157
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
1,569 1,087
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
1,971 999
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,658 1,047
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,243 1,003
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,581 886
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,479 1,139
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,476 1,223
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,114 983
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
1,827 992
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,140 930
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

27
1,077 1,086
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Civilization III Oct 30 2001

28
1,356 987
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
935 832
The Sims 2 is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
The Sims 2 2004

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30
1,114 794
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

31
1,258 888
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

32
1,233 970
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

33
1,083 924
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

34
902 925
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
926 685
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

36
766 792
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

37
1,449 872
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire Jan 01 1989

38
963 553
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
1,286 811
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

40
690 652
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

41
1,084 513
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
944 771
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

43
1,247 767
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
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44
877 751
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
951 711
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
685 797
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
872 615
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
1,134 635
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
998 667
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

50
584 638
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
SimCity 1989