Total Nerd 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.

List of best Mario Series games, ranked from best to worst with cover art when available. With the recent release of Mario Maker, this list is sure to undergo some reordering. Allowing to play and infinite amount of user created levels, Mario Maker is being called the last Mario game you'll ever need to buy. If you think the coolest Mario game to play 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 a friend arguing over what the greatest Mario game of all time is? A classic Mario 64 vs Mario 3 debate? What about that one friend who thinks that Mario Galaxy is the best? Use this ranked list of Mario video games to see how many people would agree with you and end the squabble once and for all.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different games, including everything from Mario is Missing to Mario Sunshine. If you're wondering, "What are the greatest Mario Series games?" or "What is the best Mario Series game of all time?" then this list should answer your questions.
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342 116
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

2
356 100
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

3
321 108
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

4
283 111
Super Mario Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

5
255 103
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

6
253 103
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

7
239 106
Super Mario Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

8
223 91
New Super Mario Bros. Wii is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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184 52
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Mario Kart 64 1996

10
166 51
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Mario Kart Wii 2008

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175 83
New Super Mario Bros is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

12
173 80
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

13
137 50
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

14
165 96
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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162 84
Luigi's Mansion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

16
132 36
Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

17
119 40
Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

18
127 59
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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135 85
Super Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
JamesDenham added Super Paper Mario 2007

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115 47
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Super Mario Maker 2015

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92 48
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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101 64
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Darkchrome added Super Mario 3D Land 2011

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95 67
New Super Mario Bros. U is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
otternuke added New Super Mario Bros. U 2012

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92 37
Mario Kart DS is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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66 4
Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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124 69
Super Mario 64 DS is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Super Mario 64 DS Nov 21 2004

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92 80
Super Mario Land is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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99 70
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

The Best Dragon Pokemon of All Time

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89 88
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Le... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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81 34
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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96 73
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden C... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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74 48
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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88 40
Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Pablo Jose Ponce Julve added Paper Mario 2000

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68 54
Mario Party 3 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Mario Party 3 2000

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51 60
Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
billboy added Dr. Mario 1990

The 100+ Best Video Games of All Time, Ranked by Fans

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81 85
Yoshi's Story is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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44 52
Mario Tennis is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added Mario Tennis 2000

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53 25
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CosmicCastaway added Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story 2009

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50 41
Mario Kart: Super Circuit is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

40
68 62
New Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
otternuke added New Super Mario Bros. 2 Jul 28 2012

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48 63
Mario Party 8 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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62 70
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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52 47
Mario Party 4 is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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42 51
Mario Party 5 is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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45 53
Mario Golf is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Mario Golf 1999

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49 82
Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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34 39
Mario Party 7 is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

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37 54
Mario Strikers Charged is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

49
53 85
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic G... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

50
55 86
Mario & Sonic at the Olympic W... is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time