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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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3,278 1,148
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
2
3,866 696
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
3
2,195 1,015
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
4
2,163 1,095
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
5
2,538 758
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
6
2,263 590
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
7
1,512 624
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
8
1,440 545
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993
9
1,623 672
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
10
1,326 742
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
11
1,466 403
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added 1993
12
1,428 487
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
13
1,356 496
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
14
1,404 388
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
15
958 376
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991
16
1,121 468
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
17
895 543
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
18
926 643
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993
19
1,177 431
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994
20
800 376
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
21
754 379
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
22
711 359
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
23
920 470
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993
24
831 343
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
25
674 376
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games