Total Nerd The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made  

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List Rules Roleplaying games that were released on the SNES, they do not have to be exclusives.

The best Super Nintendo RPG games introduced a generation of gamers to the term "role playing game. There's something about role playing games that really capture your imagination and make you feel like you're part of another world. Your party always has colorful characters, the abilities you gain along the way are amazing, and boss battles are usually nothing short of epic. 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 SNES RPGs of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling RPGs that were released for Super Nintendo. While many of these games were console exclusive, we're allowing non-exclusives to be a part of the list as well. Games featured on this list include everything from Chrono Trigger to Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars. 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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2,792 541
Chrono Trigger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

2
2,141 375
Final Fantasy VI is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

3
1,407 532
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

4
1,521 509
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1994

5
797 309
Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistra... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

6
1,380 390
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

7
986 281
Final Fantasy IV is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

8
687 246
Final Fantasy V is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

9
717 285
Breath of Fire II is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

10
558 177
Seiken Densetsu 3 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

11
666 232
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

12
552 244
Breath of Fire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

13
422 186
Tales of Phantasia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

14
641 191
Terranigma is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1995

15
329 180
Lufia & the Fortress of Doom is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

16
296 159
Dragon Quest V: Hand of the He... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

17
619 190
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

18
351 134
Star Ocean is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1996

19
322 156
Ogre Battle: The March of the ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

20
220 163
Dragon Warrior I & II is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

21
234 149
Soul Blazer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

22
286 161
Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made
1993

23
179 117
Dragon Warrior III is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

24
209 151
Bahamut Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

25
265 156
Harvest Moon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made