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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
2,757 972
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
3,255 571
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
1,816 850
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

4
1,822 914
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

5
2,103 641
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

6
1,865 491
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

7
1,370 573
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,209 448
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

9
1,265 525
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

10
1,194 343
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added 1993

11
1,125 654
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

12
1,196 407
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

13
1,170 333
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

14
1,128 425
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

15
943 390
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

16
742 457
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

17
791 309
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991

18
790 562
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

19
962 368
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994

20
670 320
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

21
643 323
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

22
778 402
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

23
705 284
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

24
533 355
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

25
592 300
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

26
565 317
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

27
482 194
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
CosmicCastaway added 1993

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410 380
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1989

29
484 346
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

30
574 351
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

31
525 243
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

32
387 317
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1990

33
423 264
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

34
345 255
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added 1995

35
337 217
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added 1991

36
348 172
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kenji255 added 1994

37
383 353
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

38
341 258
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added 1985

39
485 175
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

40
278 245
Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JonathanPitts added 1989

41
292 83
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

42
316 280
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

43
306 336
Doom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

44
322 201
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

45
275 150
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

46
339 176
Super Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
DaedelothThomas added 1991

47
261 227
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

48
311 244
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1990

49
281 212
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

50
211 237
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games