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List Rules Only games released for the North America SNES console. So Super Famicom-only games.

List of the best games ever released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The 16-bit Super Nintendo (or SNES) video game console was available beginning in 1990 in Japan (where it was known as the Super Famicom) and the following year in North America, and was not discontinued until 2003 and 1999, respectively. During the 16-bit era (which primarily featured SNES competition from the Sega Genesis console), Super Nintendo was the world's best-selling video game system. Over 39 million SNES units were sold around the world (still shy of the incredible 61.91 million original Nintendo systems sold.) Even into the 32-bit era, Super Nintendo systems remained commonplace in homes around the world.

794 total games were officially released for the Super Nintendo system. The first games available for the new system were "Super Mario World," "F-Zero," "Pilotwings," "SimCity" and "Gradius III." "Super Mario World" - which was often bundled and sold with the system in its early days - remained the best-selling SNES game of all time, with over 20 million units sold. Many Super Nintendo titles have remained popular through the use of emulators, which can currently recreate the SNES experience on computers.

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2,074 687
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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2,411 414
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
1,412 634
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,348 607
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,537 468
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,368 370
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,039 412
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
875 505
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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888 313
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Mega Man X 1993

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914 400
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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838 236
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added Super Mario All-Stars 1993

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854 318
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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842 245
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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820 337
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

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726 280
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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583 226
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added Super Castlevania IV 1991

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617 434
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Star Fox 1993

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567 328
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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648 275
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
EarthBound 1994

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519 241
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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480 241
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

The Best Dustin Hoffman Movies

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534 204
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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596 311
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
NBA Jam 1993

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421 227
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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410 247
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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395 278
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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348 129
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
CosmicCastaway added Super Street Fighter II 1993

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369 257
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

The Best Two Player Games for Super Nintendo

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310 286
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
SimCity 1989

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445 266
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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362 191
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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293 245
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ActRaiser 1990

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316 201
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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253 196
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added Terranigma 1995

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259 158
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added Sunset Riders 1991

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

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247 123
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kenji255 added Mega Man X2 1994

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299 275
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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256 196
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added Tetris 1985

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218 184
Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JonathanPitts added Final Fight 1989

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244 209
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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345 130
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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206 165
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

The Best Super Nintendo Puzzle Games

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238 155
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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228 255
Doom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Doom 1993

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193 109
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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243 125
Super Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
DaedelothThomas added Super Ghouls'n Ghosts 1991

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155 183
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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234 192
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Pilotwings 1990

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196 151
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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209 142
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games