Total Nerd The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked  

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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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1
690 242
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

2
647 195
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

3
748 243
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina o... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

4
542 194
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

5
570 165
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

6
529 185
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

7
475 202
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

8
464 131
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

9
434 178
Super Smash Bros. Melee is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

10
357 192
Super Mario Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

11
386 190
Super Smash Bros. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

12
340 179
Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

13
317 171
The Legend of Zelda: The Wind ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

14
327 146
Super Metroid is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

15
366 148
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

16
349 121
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

17
332 176
Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

18
309 178
Mega Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1989

19
309 137
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

20
242 95
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1985

21
295 126
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

22
409 144
GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

23
199 64
Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
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24
278 132
The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

25
220 120
Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

26
203 109
The Legend of Zelda: Link's Aw... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

27
265 120
Contra is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1987

28
252 127
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1984

29
236 61
Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

30
225 111
Metroid is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1986

31
219 117
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

32
204 126
Pokémon Gold and Silver is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

33
232 152
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

34
201 90
The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
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35
243 133
Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

36
202 131
Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

37
182 103
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

38
168 69
New Super Mario Bros is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

39
169 70
New Super Mario Bros. Wii is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

40
171 90
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

41
190 96
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

42
190 120
Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

43
187 107
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1984

44
155 117
Super Mario Land is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

45
161 111
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

46
115 66
Super Mario 3D Land is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

47
151 92
Metroid Prime is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

48
164 85
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
1989

49
104 19
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

50
103 83
New Super Mario Bros. U is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked