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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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2,177 742
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
2,576 443
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,483 685
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,436 649
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,617 517
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,456 396
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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933 538
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,090 452
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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944 334
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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970 425
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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904 250
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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912 330
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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894 261
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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876 358
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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765 302
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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659 453
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Star Fox 1993

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595 351
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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613 245
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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695 294
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
EarthBound 1994

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548 259
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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506 265
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

The Best English Poets of All Time

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561 216
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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630 328
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
NBA Jam 1993

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453 242
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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438 263
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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421 295
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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367 144
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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474 275
Mortal Kombat 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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390 273
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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325 304
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
SimCity 1989

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394 202
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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304 262
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ActRaiser 1990

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336 209
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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265 210
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added Terranigma 1995

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272 171
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added Sunset Riders 1991

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

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263 131
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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312 289
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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274 206
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added Tetris 1985

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223 198
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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251 221
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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365 139
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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212 179
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

The Best Super Nintendo Baseball Games

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249 167
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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239 271
Doom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Doom 1993

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203 121
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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255 137
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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163 194
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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245 202
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Pilotwings 1990

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212 165
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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221 155
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games