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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
3,569 2,998
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2
3,476 2,298
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

3
3,586 2,081
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

4
3,926 2,551
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

5
2,440 1,822
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

6
2,589 1,481
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

7
3,215 1,597
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

8
2,914 1,389
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

9
1,999 1,609
Grand Theft Auto III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

10
3,325 1,322
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

11
2,428 1,266
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

12
2,054 1,131
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

13
1,637 1,256
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

14
2,263 963
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
1,890 1,227
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
1,902 1,172
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

17
1,590 1,104
The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

18
2,004 1,013
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

19
1,679 1,064
Final Fantasy VII is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

20
1,607 895
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

21
1,262 1,016
SimCity 2000 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

22
1,496 1,153
Guitar Hero is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

23
1,486 1,238
Pac-Man is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Pac-Man 1980

24
1,126 996
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

25
1,848 1,006
Fallout 3 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Fallout 3 2008

26
1,095 1,095
Civilization III is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Civilization III Oct 30 2001

27
1,157 944
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

28
1,378 1,001
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

29
945 848
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
1,129 803
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

31
1,104 932
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Halo 3 2007

32
1,278 902
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

33
1,243 981
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Duck Hunt 1984

34
909 937
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

35
782 803
Wii Sports is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Wii Sports 2006

36
938 698
The Sims is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
JennaCarter added The Sims 2000

37
1,464 883
Solitaire is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
ChrisPerez added Solitaire Jan 01 1989

38
985 561
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

39
711 660
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

40
1,313 822
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
Diablo II 2000

41
1,109 522
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

42
958 781
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
StarCraft 1998

43
1,262 782
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time
AustinTitus added Minecraft 2009

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44
886 766
Sonic the Hedgehog Genesis is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

45
962 726
Grand Theft Auto IV is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

46
910 633
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

47
692 807
Rock Band is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

48
893 622
Star Wars: Knights of the Old ... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

49
1,015 673
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

50
1,141 643
The Oregon Trail is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Most Addictive Video Games of All Time