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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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2,256 775
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
2,661 460
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
1,522 715
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,484 677
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,676 536
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,501 412
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,126 472
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
956 560
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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978 348
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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1,019 438
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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928 269
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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956 341
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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936 274
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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909 371
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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790 313
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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614 363
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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671 468
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Star Fox 1993

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630 255
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added Super Castlevania IV 1991

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730 309
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
EarthBound 1994

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562 268
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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521 275
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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578 222
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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650 340
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
NBA Jam 1993

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469 250
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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452 272
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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433 304
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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376 149
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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399 283
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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333 313
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
SimCity 1989

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484 285
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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415 210
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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313 268
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ActRaiser 1990

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350 217
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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278 217
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added Terranigma 1995

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284 178
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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272 135
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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318 300
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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283 211
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added Tetris 1985

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229 205
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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256 230
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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378 146
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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223 184
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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250 281
Doom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Doom 1993

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257 174
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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214 127
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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266 145
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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255 207
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Pilotwings 1990

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170 204
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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216 175
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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230 248
Mario Paint is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games