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The Best NES Puzzle Games 

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List Rules Games don't have to be console exclusive, as long as they were released for Nintendo Entertainment System at some point.

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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Tetris is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
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Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1990 (Nintendo)
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Solomon's Key is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1986 (Tecmo)
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Bubble Bobble is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1986 (Taito Corporation)
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Adventures of Lolo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1990 (HAL Laboratory)
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Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1983 (Hudson Soft)
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Adventures of Lolo 3 is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1991 (HAL Laboratory)
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Tetris: The Soviet Mind ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Tetris: The Soviet Mind Game
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Q*bert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1982 (Atari)
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Wario's Woods is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1994 (Nintendo)
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Fire 'n Ice is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 2004 (Tecmo)
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Kickle Cubicle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1990 (Irem)
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Adventures of Lolo 2 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1990 (HAL Laboratory)
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BurgerTime is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1982 (Data East)
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Wrecking Crew is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1985 (Nintendo)
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Lemmings is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1991 (Rockstar North)
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Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1991 (Game Freak)
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Shadowgate is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1987 (ICOM Simulations)
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Lode Runner is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1983 (Douglas E. Smith)
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Marble Madness is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1984 (Atari Games)
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Bomberman II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1991 (Hudson Soft)
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Palamedes is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1990 (Taito Corporation)
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Clu Clu Land is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1984 (Nintendo)
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A Boy and His Blob: Trou... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1989 (Imagineering)
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Puyo Puyo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Released: 1991 (Compile)