Most Addictive Video Games of All Time

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The Top Ten

1 Minecraft

Really great but it can cause bad affects on children such as decrease of creativity, addiction, selfishness, vitamin D decrease, and much more. It makes kids less smart because everyone thinks it enhances creativity which is true but it doesn't encourage kids to use there hands and it decreases active hand use and decreases mental strength. My co-worker's kid became really addicted to Minecraft and made him less selfish and when he was doing Lego with his friend he didn't do it the normal way he got a computer mouse and started clicking on it he didn't use his own hands. The kid's creativity decreased and whenever he plays building blocks or Lego he gets a computer mouse and starts clicking. My co-worker was really shocked

I am glad this is first on the list because I play it for ages and ages and ages and ages and I have never got bored of this. I do not know why more people have not voted for this because this game is really addictive and I have every single type of it, Pocket Edition, Xbox and PC, and I know a lot of people will know what I mean when I say that this IS THE BEST GAME EVER!

You can literally do anything in this game. It's so cool. You wont understand this game when you play for the first time just keep playing and then you will understand this game. This I guess also helps you learn something about resources and stuffs. You might not like to play single player but multiplayer is the best. 26.95 US $ is worth it. I recommend that you play this game before its too late nvm this if your already playing.

This isn't addictive. I get so bored, so fast. - LordDovahkiin

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2 Super Smash Bros

I'm in love with this game! It's so insanely time consuming and once, I went through the whole story mode in one shot! Took me nine hours, but I just couldn't stop playing! This game has consumed me.

Using different characters on different maps, Using Mr Game & Watch to smash mario into oblivion whats not to love?

So addicting! Provides hundreds of hours of playtime for the owner.

The Super Smash Bros franchise, in my opinion, isn't addictive, but those are still very good games and fun to play. The only thing I can consider as addictive might be the story mode in Melee and Brawl, but if you play in singleplayer, besides that, it's not really addictive. - MaxPap

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3 Tetris

This game may have a simple concept but don't let that fool you this game is so addicting with some catchy music and fun gameplay the first tetris was fun so then there were new installments tetris ds tetris party wiiware tetris party deluxe wii and tetris axis for 3ds all these new games have so many mode and ONLINE PLAY this needs to be number 1

This is way more addictive then Minecraft

Why is this not number 1!? It's EXTREMELY addicting! If I let myself, I could play it for HOURS!

Tetris? Addicting!? lol. I mean, it's a great puzzle game, but I never found it addictive. You try the first stage, realize you suck at the game and then ragequit. - MaxPap

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4 World of Warcraft

It ruins lives! I'm surprised people pay to play this because it's a job. It really does drain your money and relationships. Why isn't this #1 on the list!? It caused fights between me and my ex and destroyed my GPA in college.

Hands down the most addictive game I have ever played, and I have played most of the games on this list. Allot of the people that voted probably have no idea just how addictive WoW really is as they haven't experienced it before.

I could be wrong, but I think this is the only game on this list that is known to destroy relationships and drain months or years out of people's lives on a regular basis.
And you have to keep paying for it every month!

I have no life because of wow

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5 Super Mario Bros.

Addictive at the beginning but once you beated the game you barely play the game again. - MaxPap

SHUT UP AND TAKE MY MONEY!

6 Mortal Kombat (2011)

You and group of friends + This game = Fun, screaming and Cussing
6 Seems right

7 The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

I'm sorry, can someone please explain why something like Minecraft, Angry Birds, or Tetris even be on this list? We're talking about addiction, not a way to kill some time. This game will destroy your life. Especially if you haven't been able to play it for the last 6 months like me. :(

I hate it because of how addicting it is. Just kidding this game is a masterpiece. I would sit down and play expecting to stop in maybe an hour and in a flash, the entire day is gone. I never play that much in any other game. - Zeebs

I was going to vote World of warcraft but you don't need an internet connection for Skyrim so I could see people getting more addicted to this game. I was so addicted to this game I played it forover a week straight most of the day tell I beat the game now I haven't touched it since

More than 400 hours and still going

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8 Angry Birds

Actually I played it for a short time and then I got bored...

Only addictive if you can beat the level you play. Instead, you just never play this game. - MaxPap

Meh I used to play it not for very long and it just gets boring after not very long

9 Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto 4 is really addictive.if you play it for once you cannot leave it.so be little aware of it.just kidding, play it its really awesome.now I am going to play Grand Theft Auto 5 (my dad is owener of rockstar company) so any one want it then call in this number 9774770940

Dammit! I have lost it and I feel so bored. I feel empty!

THE REAL FEELING OF HITTING PEDESTRIANS IS JUST AWESOME :D

I like the cover art

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10 Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas

Quite possibly the best game ever! The game world is huge. There are over 100 main story line missions. There are hundreds of different vehicle types including many planes and helicopters. There are so many different side missions/quests that it seems that you can never run out of interesting things to do.

When I play it I gone into the forest of country side

Best game of Grand Theft Auto series shoaib alam

All you had to do was to play the damn game CJ...

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The Contenders

11 Team Fortress 2

I didn't want to stop playing this game! I eventually quit it after playing. 80 hours in just 2 months.

This game is like a drug I tell ya

I've lost so much of my life to this game. And you know what? It was awesome!

I LOVE HATS

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12 Halo: Combat Evolved

What how is this not in the top ten I play this everyday even in 2013 I bring it to school on a flash drive and a bunch of us just play halo during 3rd period tech

That's impossible for a game like that to be bought to school, I know. Cause a classmate I know of was suspended for 3 months for sneaking into the Library Xbox 360 playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. - Mumbizz01

Boss ass hell and should be a top

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13 Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Could have been considered addictive previously, since it was the first most accomplished and accurate modern warfare game of its time and it fitted in to the countries political mood during the time it was released. But if you were to play it for the first time now, then you'd probably put the game down quicker.

Really? 49?! Don't you think that you have to remove the 4 behind the 9?

14 Starcraft

Who called for an exterminator?

Very addictive... My favorite one... - ImagineACoolUsernameHere

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16 Wii Sports

It's an addictive and fun game, it shows off what the Wii can do with the motion controls!

Each time I play this game its like 2 hours it's that addicting

Only addictive if you are with people. If you are alone, it's not really addictive. - MaxPap

Gonna have to vote on this one. Very Addictive and love to play with friends - CheesyNachos

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17 Pac-Man

I freaking love Pac-Man.
It is the most EPIC game ever. - Celestius

Pac man just pac man nothing gets as addictive as this

You can't stop I get on the pc and play it. SO MANY REASONS WHY!

Potato

18 Nyan Cat: Lost In Space

This game's about as addictive as the song is.

Nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan nyan!

19 Counter Strike 1.6

There is no doubt that counter strike is the most addictive video game around the world if you just go to a website like gametracker.com or something like that that consists all kind of games you can easy see which game is mostly played.

There are a lot of reasons that the game is one of the most addictive game in the world it is been mentioned in my school books, as a game is very addictive to young people... There is another reason the fact that it is made up in 2003 and it is still being played by young and adult people around the world.

20 Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

I could stop playing to finish some great storyline

Clowns are terrifying. Nate hit the nail on the head.

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