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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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3,062 1,080
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
3,619 643
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
2,041 955
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

4
2,027 1,025
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

5
2,373 710
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

6
2,095 549
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

7
1,511 629
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,415 590
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

9
1,348 510
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

10
1,232 713
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

11
1,356 382
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-júnior added 1993

12
1,326 453
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

13
1,260 468
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

14
1,307 371
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

15
884 345
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991

16
1,049 435
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

17
833 511
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

18
867 605
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

19
1,089 397
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994

20
752 346
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

21
698 349
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

22
855 446
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

23
772 322
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

24
656 333
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

25
630 348
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games