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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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3,116 1,096
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
3,693 658
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
2,077 972
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

4
2,053 1,041
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

5
2,419 721
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

6
2,137 563
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

7
1,544 638
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,441 599
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

9
1,372 522
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

10
1,246 719
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

11
1,389 386
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added 1993

12
1,358 461
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

13
1,289 475
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

14
1,325 378
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

15
904 353
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991

16
847 516
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

17
1,066 444
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

18
885 612
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

19
1,113 402
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994

20
761 354
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

21
715 355
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

22
865 453
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

23
780 329
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

24
668 341
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

25
647 353
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games