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The Best Mario Games of All Time 

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List Rules Games starring Mario only, no Mario Kart, or Smash Brothers games allowed. Rare exceptions for Luigi's Mansion and a few others.

Here are the best Mario games, ranked from best to worst by thousands of gamers' votes. With over 80 games starring everyone's favorite Mario brother, from Super Mario Bros, to all the Mario Party games, there's sure to be a lot of different opinions on what the greatest Mario game of all time is. 

If you think the coolest and funnest Mario game isn't as high as it should be, then make sure to vote it up so that it has the chance to rise to the top. Are you and your friends arguing over what the best Mario game of all time is? Use this list to see how many people agree with you and end the squabble once and for all. 

This list is kept up-to-date with all new releases. so if you're wondering, "What are the nest Mario games ever made?" then this list should answer your questions. And if you're looking for the best Mario Kart games, the best Mario Party games, or the best Smash Brothers games, we have separate lists for those.

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Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1996 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1988 (Nintendo)
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Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1990 (Nintendo)
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Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2010 (Nintendo EAD Tokyo)
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Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2017 (Nintendo EPD)
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Super Mario Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2007 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Super Mario Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2002 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1985 (Systems Research & Development Co.)
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Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Released: 1996 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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New Super Mario Bros. Wi... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2009 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2014 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Released: 2008 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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New Super Mario Bros is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2006 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Mario Kart: Double Dash‼... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2003 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)
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Luigi's Mansion is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2001 (Nintendo)
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Paper Mario: The Thousan... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2004 (Intelligent Systems)
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Super Mario World 2: Yos... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1995 (Nintendo)
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Mario Kart DS is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2005 (Nintendo)
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Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1988 (Nintendo)
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Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Pablo Jose Ponce Julve added Released: 2000 (Intelligent Systems)
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Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 1992 (Nintendo)
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Super Mario RPG: Legend ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Chris Abraham added Released: 1996 (Nintendo)
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Darkchrome added Released: 2011 (1-UP Studio)
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Super Mario 64 DS is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Released: 2004 (Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development)