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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.

Check out more lists like a collection of all Super Nintendo games made, the most loved Super Smash Bros characters, and which Nintendo system was the best.
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1
2,665 948
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
3,144 558
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
1,760 825
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

4
1,771 891
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

5
2,040 630
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

6
1,803 482
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

7
1,331 560
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,171 439
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

9
1,233 517
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

10
1,160 333
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added 1993

11
1,089 643
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

12
1,150 397
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

13
1,128 325
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

14
1,086 417
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

15
913 384
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

16
711 449
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

17
762 304
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991

18
771 552
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

19
922 362
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994

20
641 313
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

21
620 317
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

22
753 394
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

23
677 278
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

24
518 350
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

25
570 293
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

26
543 313
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

27
459 189
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
CosmicCastaway added 1993

28
470 338
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

29
394 373
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1989

30
547 345
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

31
501 241
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

32
371 313
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1990

33
409 257
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

34
328 252
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added 1995

35
324 214
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added 1991

36
333 167
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kenji255 added 1994

37
369 343
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

38
325 253
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added 1985

39
464 171
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

40
267 239
Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JonathanPitts added 1989

41
273 75
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

42
301 275
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

43
295 327
Doom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

44
261 147
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

45
305 198
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

46
325 172
Super Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
DaedelothThomas added 1991

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249 224
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

48
269 206
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

49
294 240
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1990

50
198 236
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games