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
2,041 1,253
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

2
1,917 1,196
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

3
1,566 1,226
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Minecraft 2009

4
1,130 1,134
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

5
941 1,043
Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

6
790 939
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

7
426 209
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added Overwatch

8
749 975
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

9
1,213 856
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Diablo III 2012

10
861 911
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

11
231 228
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

12
414 389
Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
vietasianfox45 added Star Trek Online 2010

13
220 353
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Halo 3 2007

14
782 864
Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

The 13 Sexiest Video Game Commercials Of All Time

15
607 741
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

16
203 248
World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
soidrole added World of Tanks 2010

17
165 219
Red Dead Redemption is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Corgan Ketcher added Red Dead Redemption 2010

18
632 772
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

19
228 237
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
183 150
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Badphil Lamontagne added Diablo II 2000

21
456 847
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Dota 2 2012

The Best Trucks of All Time

22
398 817
EverQuest is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest 1999

23
164 342
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
486 804
Terraria is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Terraria 2011

25
225 289
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
594 941
Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Eve Online 2003

27
121 195
Marvel Heroes is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Joe Knight added Marvel Heroes 2007

28
134 162
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Siwon Shin added StarCraft 1998

The Hardest Video Games To Complete

29
81 110
RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bryan Wiggins added RuneScape 2001

30
60 61
Age of Empires II: The Age of ... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

31
361 677
Payday 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Payday 2 2013

32
296 616
Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

33
121 267
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

34
94 258
Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

35
51 35
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Sieg... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

36
336 620
Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

37
366 683
DayZ is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

38
107 273
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
96 267
The Division is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bobaloo added The Division Jan 01 2014

40
43 51
Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
cybershot32 added Path of Exile 2013

41
247 638
Smite is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DantePolicicchio added Smite

42
325 624
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ark: Survival Evolved

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43
277 671
EverQuest II is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest II 2004

44
52 210
ARMA 3 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
VoryZakone added ARMA 3 2012

45
11 5
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Overwatch

46
7 8
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

47
36 111
Ultima Online is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Hugo Persechini added Ultima Online 1997

48
2 8
Ultra Street Fighter IV is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ultra Street Fighter IV

49
36 105
City of Heroes/villains is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ben Eichinger added City of Heroes/villains

50
16 53
Bloons Td Battles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ifreedom added Bloons Td Battles