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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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2,597 912
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

2
3,061 530
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

3
1,731 854
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

4
1,709 794
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

5
1,978 610
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

6
1,744 466
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

7
1,296 542
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

8
1,145 418
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

9
1,190 501
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

10
1,118 319
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
paulo-jĂșnior added 1993

11
1,068 628
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

12
1,112 384
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

13
1,093 312
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

14
1,055 406
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

15
893 369
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

16
696 429
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

17
736 295
Super Castlevania IV is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JohnnyChaffin added 1991

18
753 538
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

19
890 355
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1994

20
623 305
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

21
601 311
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

22
653 264
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

23
733 384
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

24
500 339
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

25
549 286
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

26
525 305
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

27
446 180
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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457 324
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

29
385 364
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1989

30
535 333
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

31
484 238
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

32
361 307
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1990

33
400 250
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

34
316 248
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added 1995

35
319 208
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added 1991

36
326 162
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kenji255 added 1994

37
359 336
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

38
316 245
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added 1985

39
455 167
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

40
260 235
Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JonathanPitts added 1989

41
262 69
Disney's Aladdin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

42
293 270
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

43
287 319
Doom is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1993

44
252 144
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

45
294 194
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

46
314 166
Super Ghouls'n Ghosts is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
DaedelothThomas added 1991

47
243 216
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

48
289 233
Pilotwings is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
1990

49
258 199
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

50
193 229
The Legend of the Mystical Nin... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games