Top 10 Most Addictive Video Games

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Are you among the people who have not been introduced to the video games in the childhood? I suppose most of the answers will be negative. We all have grown playing the video games such as Mario, Tetris and so on. Video games are like companions to us in our childhood and it teaches us quite a few lessons also like to use common sense, apply brains at some stages and so on.

But some of you still have carried this addiction even if you have moved from your childhood to the adult stage. Here we have managed to list such ten video games which have been designed so beautifully that one gets addicted to it and spend most of their time playing it. The list is a collection of the games from different video gaming platforms.

Loving a game and getting an urge to play it more often is a different thing but this urge should not cross its limits. Addiction to anything is bad and so I hereby urge the people to stop getting addicted. The amount of time which you should spend on these video games should be limited as its excessive use may harm you badly. Now let us look at the list of the top ten most addictive video games till date.

10. Call of Duty 4

Call of Duty 4

Our countdown of the most addictive video games starts with Call of Duty 4 at the number tenth spot. This video game was released on 5th November 2007 and since then every single person who has played it has become its super crazy fan. This video game is the part of the Call of Duty series which is famous worldwide by the name of COD. Call of Duty 4 is different from earlier versions and has been designed keeping in mind the story line which depicts that the president of some country in the Middle East has led to the tension between the nations and consequently the civil war has started in Russia. In the year 2007 when it was released, it became the best-selling game. The amazing graphics and the urge to finish the game at once will make you addicted to this amazing video game.

9. Civilization III

Civilization III

Civilization III is the video game based on the approach in which a player has to build a civilization and with his or her strategy. On a whole a player has to plan about the city, construct it, build armies, educate people, make war with the bordering civilizations, and restore peace and so on. The whole game tests a player’s decision making ability. It was released on 30th October 2001 and since then it has been one of the most loved video games of all times. There have been many instalments of this game released from time to time with certain changes but this one stands ahead of all of them. While playing this game you feel as you should continue playing it and rest everything should be done later.

8. The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda is one of the most addictive games of all times thanks to the amazing action sequence that it has. Those people who love to watch the action scenes and wish to perform, The Legend of Zelda is like a treat for them. The player has to solve puzzles, go out on various adventurous trips and fight many action sequences. This game has always attracted people towards it since its release on 21st November 1998. Not only children but also the grownups are very much addicted to this game and want to solve every puzzle so that the final confrontation arrives quickly.

7. Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros

Super Smash Bros is the game that most of you have grown playing it. At first when you get the first video game, probably this is among the first few games that you play and get addicted to it. Super Smash Bros generates an urge in a player to complete it quickly and so you forget everything and sit there to complete it. It is a fighting game which features the very famous Mario on it and you have to fight with the enemies to get the prized possession. It was released on 21st January 1999 and since then it has managed to sell over 5 million copies worldwide till date.

6. Grand Theft Auto III

Grand Theft Auto III

When we talk about playing an adventure racing game then Grand Auto Theft III is the first name that pops up. It was released on 1st November 2003 and quickly it gained so much popularity with its amazing gameplay and pleasing graphics that it managed to move ahead from all other racing games. This game features a fictional city which is very similar to the New York. The person named as Claude who is a criminal is betrayed by his girlfriend. He regains his status and fights the lady to be the ultimate criminal. People have been so much addicted to this game that now the producers have released it on every platform to attract more buyers.

5. GoldenEye 007

GoldenEye 007

Released on 23rd August 1997, the GoldenEye 007 has been among the top rated video games since then. This shooter video game was developed keeping in mind the popularity of the James bond series film named as GoldenEye. The player is the agent of the British Secret Intelligence Service and is named as the James Bond. He has to chase the criminals who are planning to destroy London using a satellite weapon. As a player you have to confront them and neutralize the attack. The game has been so designed that it will bind you with it and you will not leave it until the game is finished.

4. World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft is probably the best adventurous video game which has been designed so far. It was released on 23rd November 2004 extending the first version of this series. This is an online video game which is played using the multiplayers. All the players have to be the part of the fantasy Warcraft Universe and fight in a battle to save mankind. People from around the globe are addicted to this game and so it has been registered in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the most number of players playing it.

3. Super Mario Bros

Super Mario Bros

In my views, this is the best game that has been ever made in the history of the video games. Who among you have not grown playing the Mario and have not dreamt to reach to the last level so that you can finally meet the princess. It has been more than 25 years since the game was first designed but still no other game has the charm as Super Mario Bros has. Recently a survey was made and according to that Super Mario Bros has been named as the greatest game that has ever been designed. Super Mario Bros has its amazing charm which makes people get addicted to it.

2. Mario Kart 64

Mario Kart 64

After the huge success of the Super Mario Bros the company released a new game Mario Kart 64 with the same hero now racing on the roads to be the champion. This video game was released on 14th December 1996 and slowly it also managed to reach to the heart of video games lovers. The game has several levels in which the difficulty level increases but the player has to overcome all of them and has to lead so as to be the ultimate champion. Many people are mad about Mario Kart 64 and are still very addicted to this game.

1. Tetris


The amazing puzzle solving video game named as Tetris is the top most addictive video game according to our list. This is one such game which has probably been played by everyone. It was released on 6th June 1984 when there were no 3D graphics and the quality of the video games were not so much good but then also none of the game managed to grab people’s attention as much as Tetris did. This game attracts people towards it and generates an urge to complete it. Every video gaming console has this game for the starters. You just need to apply little brain to win this game. Its simplicity is the major factor why people have loved it very much.


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