Total Nerd The Best NES Puzzle Games  

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If you owned a NES at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few puzzle games in your collection. Using your brain to solve challenge after challenge, whether it involves numbers, crosswords, and dungeons, is actually one of the most rewarding experiences in gaming. With so many great options to choose from, there was never a shortage of games to play for fans of the genre. Since some games were much better than others, we've decided to rank the best NES puzzle games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling puzzle games that were released for NES. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. This list is made up of different items, including Tetris and Dr. Mario. Vote for your favorite video games below, and feel free to add any that you think deserve to be on the list.
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58 18
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1985

2
50 14
Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1990

3
37 15
Bubble Bobble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

4
31 12
Solomon's Key is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

5
26 13
Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1983

6
24 12
Adventures of Lolo is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

7
24 14
Adventures of Lolo 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

8
25 15
Q*bert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1982

9
20 11
Wrecking Crew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

10
22 13
Lemmings is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1991

11
26 17
Wario's Woods is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

12
21 13
Tetris: The Soviet Mind Game is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

13
23 15
Adventures of Lolo 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

14
19 14
BurgerTime is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1982

15
16 12
Shadowgate is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1987

16
19 16
Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1991

17
17 14
Kickle Cubicle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

18
15 14
Fire 'n Ice is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

19
11 10
Bomberman II is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

20
13 13
Lode Runner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

21
10 10
Solstice: The Quest for the St... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

22
8 8
Palamedes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1990

23
9 10
Gyromite is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
1985

24
15 17
Clu Clu Land is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

25
15 17
Marble Madness is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games