Total Nerd The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games  

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

If you owned a Super Nintendo at any time during your life, then it's safe to say there were probably a few adventure games in your collection. There's something about exploring new places, finding treasure and fighting enemies that makes adventure games so addicting. 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 Super Nintendo adventure games of all time.

This list will feature the most popular and best selling adventure games 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. This list contains items like Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars and Secret of Mana.

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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124 15
The Legend of Zelda: A Link to... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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151 42
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1994

3
85 22
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

4
93 30
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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73 29
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

6
83 36
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1993

7
44 21
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
CosmicCastaway added 1995

8
45 23
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

9
36 21
Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1993

10
44 31
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

11
19 7
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
midnightq2 added 1993

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32 21
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

13
22 13
Mega Man X3 is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

14
26 19
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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25 19
Mega Man 7 is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1995

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26 21
Super Star Wars: Return of the... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

17
27 23
The 7th Saga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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20 16
Super Adventure Island is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

19
13 11
Ys IV: Mask of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

20
18 17
Clock Tower: The First Fear is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

21
26 27
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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14 13
The Adventures of Batman & Rob... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

23
14 13
Indiana Jones' Greatest Advent... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

24
21 22
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Rev... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

25
25 27
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

26
15 15
Super Star Wars: The Empire St... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

27
13 13
Wario's Woods is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

28
12 12
Ninja Gaiden Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

29
12 12
Joe & Mac is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1991

30
12 12
Mega Man & Bass is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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11 11
The Firemen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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18 20
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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9 10
Scooby-Doo Mystery is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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13 15
The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

35
20 24
System Shock is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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16 19
Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1991

37
11 13
Spider-Man Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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7 8
Romancing SaGa is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

39
10 12
The Death and Return of Superm... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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6 7
Shin Megami Tensei if... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

41
17 21
Mario Is Missing! is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

42
8 10
Equinox is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1994

43
11 14
Ecco the Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

44
12 16
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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10 14
Batman Forever is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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10 14
Young Merlin is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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10 14
Daffy Duck: The Marvin Mission... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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5 8
Madō Monogatari: Hanamaru Daiy... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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5 8
Drakkhen is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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8 12
Star Trek: The Next Generation... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games