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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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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162 44
EarthBound is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1994

3
96 23
Secret of Mana is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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104 32
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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96 37
Mega Man X is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1993

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76 31
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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49 23
Secret of Evermore is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
CosmicCastaway added 1995

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49 24
Kirby Super Star is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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25 7
Illusion of Gaia is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
midnightq2 added 1993

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38 22
Mega Man X2 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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39 23
Shadowrun is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1993

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28 14
Mega Man X3 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

13
47 33
Zombies Ate My Neighbors is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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31 20
Mega Man 7 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1995

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30 22
Castlevania: Bloodlines is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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30 23
Super Star Wars: Return of the... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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31 25
The 7th Saga is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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23 19
Super Adventure Island is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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16 12
Ys IV: Mask of the Sun is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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15 13
Wario's Woods is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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23 23
Dragon Quest VI: Realms of Rev... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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15 14
Joe & Mac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1991

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27 29
Super Star Wars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

24
17 17
Super Star Wars: The Empire St... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

25
19 20
Clock Tower: The First Fear is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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14 14
Mega Man & Bass is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

27
15 16
Indiana Jones' Greatest Advent... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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19 21
Mario Is Missing! is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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14 15
The Adventures of Batman & Rob... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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26 30
Jurassic Park is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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13 14
Ninja Gaiden Trilogy is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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18 21
Lagoon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1991

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14 16
The Simpsons: Bart's Nightmare is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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14 16
Ecco the Dolphin is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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8 9
Romancing SaGa is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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11 13
The Firemen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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18 22
Mighty Morphin Power Rangers is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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7 8
Shin Megami Tensei if... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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11 14
The Death and Return of Superm... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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20 26
System Shock is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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13 17
Young Merlin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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9 12
Scooby-Doo Mystery is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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9 12
Equinox is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games
1994

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11 15
Daffy Duck: The Marvin Mission... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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11 15
Spider-Man Animated Series is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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11 15
Star Fox Adventures is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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8 12
Hook is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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13 19
Beavis and Butt-head is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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10 15
Mario's Time Machine is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games

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7 11
Drakkhen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Super Nintendo Adventure Games