Total Nerd The Best Games To Play Online  

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List Rules Any genre is allowed, as long as the game has some kind of online functionality with a big community.

For many of us, there is no greater joy than putting on our headset, meeting in a lobby with friends, and gaming for hours on end. In an age where the internet is everything, we decided to rank the best games to play online, and we want you to help us. What is your favorite game to play online? This list pits first person shooters against MMORPGS, and survival titles against strategy games. The only real commonality between these titles is that playing online is crucial to the gaming experience, so vote for whatever games you enjoy on the internet the most.

Playing online is becoming such a standard in gaming that some games actually cannot be played offline. Take Hearthstone for example, or the upcoming Dungeon Defenders 2. Is making games online exclusive some kind of smoke and mirror to push microtransactions on us? It's certainly part of the business model for many of these games, but the real intention seems to be delivering the greatest gaming experience to the consumer.

Vote up your favorite online games, and even add some titles to the list if you feel they deserve to be here.
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1,974 1,196
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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2
1,858 1,143
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

3
1,536 1,162
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Minecraft 2009

4
911 1,006
Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

5
1,074 1,090
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

6
377 174
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added Overwatch

7
751 899
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

8
721 945
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

9
1,185 827
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Diablo III 2012

10
841 887
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

11
409 359
Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
vietasianfox45 added Star Trek Online 2010

12
203 204
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

13
203 332
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Halo 3 2007

14
780 834
Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

15
595 719
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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191 223
World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
soidrole added World of Tanks 2010

17
624 750
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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155 193
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Corgan Ketcher added Red Dead Redemption 2010

19
211 217
Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Scottie Carpenter added Star Wars: The Old Republic 2011

20
439 824
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Dota 2 2012

21
162 134
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Badphil Lamontagne added Diablo II 2000

22
388 804
EverQuest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest 1999

23
147 327
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 2011

24
476 789
Terraria is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Terraria 2011

25
210 276
The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kayleigh-van-der-lee added The Elder Scrolls Online 2014

26
587 928
Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Eve Online 2003

27
287 605
Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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116 183
Marvel Heroes is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Joe Knight added Marvel Heroes 2007

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44 55
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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72 97
RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bryan Wiggins added RuneScape 2001

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119 150
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Siwon Shin added StarCraft 1998

32
80 251
Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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105 261
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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350 669
Payday 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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35
362 669
DayZ is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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327 614
Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

37
313 613
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ark: Survival Evolved

38
97 265
DC Universe Online is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added DC Universe Online 2009

39
89 255
The Division is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bobaloo added The Division Jan 01 2014

40
33 30
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Sieg... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Guest_0d61a799-87cf-4b92-97e8-f3e037fcb6c9 added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

41
238 629
Smite is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DantePolicicchio added Smite

42
35 41
Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
cybershot32 added Path of Exile 2013

43
271 663
EverQuest II is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest II 2004

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44 203
ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
VoryZakone added ARMA 3 2012

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33 100
Ultima Online is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Hugo Persechini added Ultima Online 1997

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51 229
Warhammer Online: Age of Recko... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Costas Smaseliaf added Warhammer Online: Age of Reckoning 2008

47
31 100
City of Heroes/villains is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ben Eichinger added City of Heroes/villains

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13 46
Bloons Td Battles is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ifreedom added Bloons Td Battles

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27 221
Street Fighter X Tekken is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Street Fighter X Tekken 2012

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5 22
World of Warships is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kamel added World of Warships