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

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

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

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

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

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Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Super Smash Bros. Brawl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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Mega Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Mega Man 2 1989

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Pokémon Red and Blue is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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

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GoldenEye 007 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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The Legend of Zelda: Twilight ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
EDDE12345678 added Mario Kart 8 2014

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Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Duck Hunt 1984

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Contra is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Contra 1987

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

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Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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

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Donkey Kong Country is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Star Fox 64 is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora's ... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
killakane94 added The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask 2000

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Super Street Fighter II is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Pokémon Gold and Silver is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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

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Super Mario Land is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Excitebike 1984

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

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DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
DuckTales 1989

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Zelda II: The Adventure of Lin... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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Super Mario 3D Land is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked

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

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Nintendo Games, Ranked
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game