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

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2,219 384
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
1,331 568
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,263 554
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,419 443
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,270 351
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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967 387
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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827 470
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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832 293
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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855 379
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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766 220
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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801 298
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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780 228
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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773 316
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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677 264
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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523 305
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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576 412
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Star Fox 1993

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533 217
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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478 224
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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588 259
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
EarthBound 1994

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445 228
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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500 185
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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566 288
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
NBA Jam 1993

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386 213
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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372 264
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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378 231
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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318 118
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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348 243
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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420 250
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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287 267
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
SimCity 1989

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328 182
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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263 235
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ActRaiser 1990

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297 189
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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234 145
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added Sunset Riders 1991

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225 184
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added Terranigma 1995

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

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222 114
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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282 261
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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238 182
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added Tetris 1985

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203 168
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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226 199
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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316 120
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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225 142
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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189 153
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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176 96
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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212 238
Doom is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Doom 1993

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219 117
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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182 135
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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216 181
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Pilotwings 1990

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136 173
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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194 133
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games