Total Nerd 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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Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Dr. Mario 1990

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Tetris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Tetris 1985

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

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Wario's Woods is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Tetris: The Soviet Mind Game is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Q*bert is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Q*bert 1982

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Bomberman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Bomberman 1983

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Yoshi is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Yoshi 1991

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Solomon's Key is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Klax is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Klax 1989

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Adventures of Lolo 3 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Adventures of Lolo 3 Jan 01 1991

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Lemmings is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Lemmings 1991

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A Boy and His Blob: Trouble on... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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

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The Bugs Bunny Crazy Castle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Where in the World Is Carmen S... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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

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Adventures of Lolo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Wrecking Crew is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Wrecking Crew Jan 01 1985

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Krusty's Fun House is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Bomberman II is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Adventures of Lolo 2 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Adventures of Lolo 2 Jan 01 1990

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Clu Clu Land is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Fire 'n Ice is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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

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Quarth is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Quarth 1989

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Lode Runner is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Rampart is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Rampart 1990

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Shanghai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Shanghai 1986

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Puzznic is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Puzznic 1990

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Shadowgate is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Shadowgate 1987

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Trog is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Trog 1990

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Battle City is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Nuts & Milk is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Treasure Island Dizzy is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Treasure Island Dizzy Aug 01 1987

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Gyromite is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Gyromite 1985

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Castlequest is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Castlequest Sep 01 1989

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Pipe Mania is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Pipe Mania 1989

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Solstice: The Quest for the St... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Eggerland: Meikyū no Fukkatsu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Palamedes is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Palamedes Jan 01 1990

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Dragon's Lair is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Puyo Puyo is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Puyo Puyo 1991

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Pictionary is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Loopz is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Loopz 1991

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Ishido: The Way of Stones is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Flappy is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Flappy

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Plotting is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Plotting 1990

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The Quest of Ki is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games

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Make Trax is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best NES Puzzle Games
Make Trax Jan 01 1981