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If you’re collecting all Nintendo Entertainment System games ever made, you’re going to need this list of all NES games. The original Nintendo NES console was released in 1983 and was the most popular game systems of all time. One interesting aspect of the NES was that games were produced by hundreds of Nintendo Entertainment System game developers, both licensed and unlicensed.

Fortunately for retro game lovers everywhere, Nintendo recently announced they will be selling a miniature version of the original console in November 2016. The console will come with 30 games pre-loaded on the system, including Mega Man 2, Super Mario Bros. 3, and more.

The Nintendo Entertainment System now has a cult following amongst classic game collectors. For that reason, many of the games mentioned below will be hard to find outside of collections and may require you to spend hours searching online classified. For that reason, it is best to start with the best Nintendo NES games as they are the most common. Otherwise, happy hunting for the rare NES games below!

It was a time when game developers could still get around the NES’ authentication system in order to publish games not approved by Nintendo. This list of all Nintendo Entertainment System games includes both licensed and unlicensed games.
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1
4,290 1,220
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

2
4,360 1,059
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

3
3,191 876
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

4
3,245 837
Contra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Contra 1987

5
2,407 756
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

6
2,375 1,404
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

7
2,722 824
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

8
1,880 987
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

9
2,444 800
Metroid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Metroid 1986

10
2,680 908
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

11
1,897 879
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
DuckTales 1989

12
2,304 645
Mega Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 2 1989

13
2,084 808
Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

14
2,086 943
Excitebike is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Excitebike 1984

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15
1,716 977
Zelda II: The Adventure of Lin... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

16
2,027 673
Double Dragon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

17
1,794 608
Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

18
1,036 724
Metal Gear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Metal Gear 1987

19
1,362 794
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

20
1,222 575
Castlevania III: Dracula's Cur... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

21
1,741 691
Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

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22
1,969 610
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game

23
1,387 924
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Duck Hunt 1984

24
1,438 598
Mega Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 3 1990

25
2,090 732
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

26
1,563 881
Paperboy is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Paperboy 1984

27
1,092 646
Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

28
991 658
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

The All Time Best Video Game Horses, Ranked

29
1,399 773
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

30
1,192 497
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 1995

31
1,440 692
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

32
1,471 564
R.C. Pro-Am is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

33
757 441
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Swor... is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

34
1,228 526
Double Dragon II: The Revenge is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

35
1,094 767
Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Dr. Mario 1990

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36
1,078 604
Kid Icarus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Kid Icarus 1986

37
1,026 456
Super Contra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

38
778 449
Bionic Commando is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

39
767 442
Mega Man 4 is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 4 1991

40
894 448
Blaster Master is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

41
975 520
1942 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
1942 1984

42
1,068 610
Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

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43
1,360 534
Rampage is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Rampage 1986

44
752 527
River City Ransom is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

45
754 678
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Spa... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

46
1,372 547
Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

47
960 557
Ghosts'n Goblins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

48
799 489
Mega Man 5 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 5 Jan 01 1992

49
545 403
StarTropics is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

50
1,201 569
Tecmo Bowl is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Tecmo Bowl 1990