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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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485 157
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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444 123
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

3
531 147
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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389 123
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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373 116
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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356 126
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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399 115
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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335 71
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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292 110
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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236 134
Super Mario Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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265 128
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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225 110
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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246 78
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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224 104
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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229 125
Mega Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Mega Man 2 1989

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258 95
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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238 127
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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310 96
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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234 125
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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216 96
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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198 82
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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153 54
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Tetris 1985

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197 70
Contra is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Contra 1987

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193 85
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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190 90
Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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180 76
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Duck Hunt 1984

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141 65
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Aw... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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159 94
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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177 107
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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148 88
Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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147 82
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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159 77
Metroid is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Metroid 1986

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104 35
Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
EDDE12345678 added Mario Kart 8 2014

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134 70
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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151 40
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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138 67
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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129 54
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
killakane94 added The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 2000

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122 64
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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147 94
Pokémon Gold and Silver crysta... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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143 90
Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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114 44
New Super Mario Bros is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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123 57
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
DuckTales 1989

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137 75
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Excitebike 1984

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109 43
New Super Mario Bros. Wii is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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115 87
Super Mario Land is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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114 62
Zelda II: The Adventure of Lin... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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116 80
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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109 66
Metroid Prime is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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127 47
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game

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103 62
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked