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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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3,120 1,099
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
3,700 661
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
2,082 976
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

4
2,057 1,046
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

5
2,428 723
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

6
2,144 564
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

7
1,547 642
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,443 601
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

9
1,376 523
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

10
1,250 720
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

11
1,393 388
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added 1993

12
1,363 463
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

13
1,293 476
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

14
1,330 378
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

15
905 354
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991

16
851 517
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

17
1,070 445
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

18
889 613
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

19
1,116 403
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994

20
764 355
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

21
716 356
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

22
867 453
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

23
783 329
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

24
670 342
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

25
649 354
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games