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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478 170
Super Mario World is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

2
503 159
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

3
566 160
Super Mario 64 is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

4
424 143
Super Mario Galaxy 2 is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

5
403 154
Super Mario Galaxy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

6
340 143
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

7
341 135
Super Mario Sunshine is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

8
304 126
New Super Mario Bros. Wii is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

9
251 87
Mario Kart Wii is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added 2008

10
265 98
Mario Kart 64 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added 1996

11
234 115
New Super Mario Bros is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

12
212 22
Super Mario Odyssey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

13
222 114
Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's I... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

14
189 87
Super Mario Kart is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

15
222 121
Luigi's Mansion is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

16
212 146
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

17
212 58
Mario Kart 8 is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

18
187 58
Mario Kart: Double Dash‼ is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

19
175 82
Super Mario RPG: Legend of the... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

20
147 88
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Darkchrome added 2011

21
140 90
New Super Mario Bros. U is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
otternuke added 2012

22
176 64
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23
135 63
Mario Party is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

24
129 102
Super Mario Land is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

25
174 116
Super Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
JamesDenham added 2007

26
143 60
Mario Kart DS is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

27
173 88
Super Mario 64 DS is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

28
139 97
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

29
137 50
Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

30
117 117
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Le... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

31
132 56
Paper Mario is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Pablo Jose Ponce Julve added 2000

32
114 67
Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

33
131 91
Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden C... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

34
98 68
Mario Party 3 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added 2000

35
81 91
Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
billboy added 1990

36
95 40
Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CosmicCastaway added 2009

37
108 103
Yoshi's Story is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

38
69 73
Mario Tennis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CapoAssKickerMikey95 added 2000

39
80 80
Mario Party 8 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

40
85 59
Mario Party 4 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

41
56 18
mario kart 8 deluxe is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Heyo_Stealer added mario kart 8 deluxe

42
101 84
New Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
otternuke added 2012

43
70 65
Mario Kart: Super Circuit is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

44
58 16
Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
Heyo_Stealer added Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

45
71 65
Mario Party 5 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

46
61 43
Mario Party 2 is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

47
65 104
Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

48
82 90
Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

49
62 52
Mario Party 7 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time

50
48 20
Mario Kart 7 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Mario Games of All Time
CosmicCastaway added 2011