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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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1,447 475
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,676 298
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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1,054 437
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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996 444
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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1,098 353
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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977 277
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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779 290
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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651 374
Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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662 314
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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569 166
Super Mario All-Stars is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
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651 237
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Mega Man X 1993

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630 248
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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613 265
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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590 185
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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483 331
Star Fox is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Star Fox 1993

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523 214
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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430 249
F-Zero is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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433 173
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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477 203
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
EarthBound 1994

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389 186
Contra III: The Alien Wars is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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452 235
NBA Jam is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
NBA Jam 1993

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401 145
Mortal Kombat II is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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368 182
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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310 207
Earthworm Jim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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297 185
Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie K... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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305 166
Super Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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344 198
Mortal Kombat is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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229 89
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
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236 222
SimCity is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
SimCity 1989

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276 196
Killer Instinct is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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264 140
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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210 192
ActRaiser is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ActRaiser 1990

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242 207
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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212 157
NBA Jam Tournament Edition is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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172 147
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
brlarini added Terranigma 1995

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170 114
Sunset Riders is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Kasorugi added Sunset Riders 1991

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183 151
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
ElizabethWillis added Tetris 1985

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228 89
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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171 84
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
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151 138
Final Fight is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
JonathanPitts added Final Fight 1989

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183 165
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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162 162
Mario Paint is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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132 101
The Lion King is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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177 189
Doom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Doom 1993

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175 113
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Secret of Evermore Sep 18 1995

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150 123
The Lost Vikings is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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122 107
Top Gear is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Top Gear 1992

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128 71
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games
Illusion of Gaia Jan 01 1993

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164 150
Super Star Wars: The Empire St... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games

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163 106
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo (SNES) Games