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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1,958 1,183
Grand Theft Auto V is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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2
1,847 1,134
World of Warcraft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

3
1,525 1,150
Minecraft is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Minecraft 2009

4
905 998
Civilization V is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

5
1,065 1,080
League of Legends is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

6
362 169
Overwatch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
willhunt added Overwatch

7
740 894
Counter-Strike: Global Offensi... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

8
717 936
Team Fortress 2 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

9
1,179 820
Diablo III is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Diablo III 2012

10
839 879
Destiny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

11
409 348
Star Trek Online is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
vietasianfox45 added Star Trek Online 2010

12
201 196
Battlefield 3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

13
199 326
Halo 3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Halo 3 2007

14
777 826
Final Fantasy XIV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

15
592 712
StarCraft II: Heart of the Swa... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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185 216
World of Tanks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
soidrole added World of Tanks 2010

17
619 746
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraf... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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151 190
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
438 815
Dota 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Dota 2 2012

20
207 212
Star Wars: The Old Republic is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Scottie Carpenter added Star Wars: The Old Republic 2011

21
385 800
EverQuest is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest 1999

22
157 130
Diablo II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Badphil Lamontagne added Diablo II 2000

23
143 322
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
473 786
Terraria is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Terraria 2011

25
585 925
Eve Online is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Eve Online 2003

26
208 273
The Elder Scrolls Online is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
kayleigh-van-der-lee added The Elder Scrolls Online 2014

27
286 601
Splatoon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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116 181
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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41 54
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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69 94
RuneScape is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bryan Wiggins added RuneScape 2001

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115 147
StarCraft is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Siwon Shin added StarCraft 1998

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77 248
Counter-Strike: Source is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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102 258
Counter-Strike is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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346 667
Payday 2 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Payday 2 Aug 13 2013

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359 667
DayZ is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

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325 611
Heroes of the Storm is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Games To Play Online

37
309 610
Ark: Survival Evolved is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Ark: Survival Evolved

38
95 263
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
88 252
The Division is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Bobaloo added The Division Jan 01 2014

40
236 627
Smite is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
DantePolicicchio added Smite

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32 29
Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Sieg... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Guest_0d61a799-87cf-4b92-97e8-f3e037fcb6c9 added Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Siege

42
271 662
EverQuest II is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
ravi2 added EverQuest II 2004

43
32 40
Path of Exile is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
cybershot32 added Path of Exile 2013

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41 202
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 99
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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51 228
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

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31 99
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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27 220
Street Fighter X Tekken is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Street Fighter X Tekken 2012

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48 185
Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
Son Goku added Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate

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10 46
Bloons Td Battles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Games To Play Online
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