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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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1,435 469
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,655 295
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,046 434
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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990 439
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,090 348
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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965 274
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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774 284
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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647 367
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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563 160
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
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656 311
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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644 236
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Mega Man X 1993

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622 244
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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606 264
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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582 182
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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480 328
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Star Fox 1993

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519 213
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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426 247
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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430 170
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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475 200
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
EarthBound 1994

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384 186
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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450 232
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
NBA Jam 1993

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366 180
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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397 144
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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308 207
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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294 184
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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304 166
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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342 197
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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227 89
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
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235 220
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
SimCity 1989

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271 195
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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210 190
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ActRaiser 1990

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262 140
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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241 206
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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209 157
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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170 146
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added Terranigma 1995

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168 113
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added Sunset Riders 1991

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182 150
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added Tetris 1985

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228 88
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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169 84
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kenji255 added Mega Man X2 1994

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150 138
Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JonathanPitts added Final Fight 1989

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181 165
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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161 161
Mario Paint is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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177 188
Doom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Doom 1993

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130 101
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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150 122
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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173 113
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Secret of Evermore Sep 18 1995

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122 106
Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Top Gear 1992

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127 70
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Illusion of Gaia Jan 01 1993

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163 105
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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162 150
Super Star Wars: The Empire St... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games