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The best Nintendo games of all time include classic NES titles, N64 gems, and new high tech Wii titles. These fan favorite Nintendo games include classic titles like Super Mario and The Legend of Zelda, a couple of the greatest video games of all time. There are also perennial favorites like Tetris, Donkey Kong, and Metroid (some of which you'll find among the best classic arcade games) on this list of the top Nintendo games.

What are the best Nintendo games ever? Many will agree the best games were the pioneering ones that came out in the time of the NES system, while others see advances in technology as making video games better. Whatever your stance, this greatest Nintendo games list is a chance for you to vote on what you consider to be the best video games from Nintendo.

What are the best Nintendo Wii games? What are the top classic Nintendo games? Are Wii games better than old Nintendo games? Vote on this list of top Nintendo video games so you and other gamers can settle this video game debate. If your favorite Nintendo game isn't on the Nintendo game list, make sure to add it so other players can become consumed in that video game universe the same way you did.

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Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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524 142
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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435 120
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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377 122
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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368 112
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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351 122
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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389 114
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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327 70
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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283 109
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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222 107
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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230 133
Super Mario Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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259 127
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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242 76
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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254 91
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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227 122
Mega Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Mega Man 2 1989

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220 102
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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232 126
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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304 92
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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232 123
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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210 95
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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195 79
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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149 53
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Tetris 1985

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192 69
Contra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Contra 1987

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189 87
Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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188 83
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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138 62
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Aw... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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158 91
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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176 74
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Duck Hunt 1984

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174 106
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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143 88
Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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155 75
Metroid is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Metroid 1986

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101 33
Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
EDDE12345678 added Mario Kart 8 2014

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142 80
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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136 66
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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126 52
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
killakane94 added The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 2000

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128 69
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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147 39
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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118 63
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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142 93
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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141 89
Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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121 56
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
DuckTales 1989

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134 73
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Excitebike 1984

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108 43
New Super Mario Bros is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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104 42
New Super Mario Bros. Wii is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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113 60
Zelda II: The Adventure of Lin... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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112 86
Super Mario Land is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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113 78
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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125 45
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game

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106 65
Metroid Prime is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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100 61
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked