Total Nerd Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst  

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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
3,867 998
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

2
3,909 1,013
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

3
2,911 802
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

4
3,021 759
Contra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Contra 1987

5
2,240 671
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

6
2,190 1,306
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

7
2,270 736
Metroid is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Metroid 1986

8
1,744 929
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

9
2,162 613
Mega Man 2 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 2 1989

10
2,534 766
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

11
2,535 818
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

12
1,762 829
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
DuckTales 1989

13
1,935 770
Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

14
1,963 874
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
1,588 913
Zelda II: The Adventure of Lin... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

16
1,102 545
Castlevania III: Dracula's Cur... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

17
1,917 629
Double Dragon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

18
1,345 568
Mega Man 3 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 3 1990

19
1,689 574
Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

20
1,280 710
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

21
977 664
Metal Gear is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Metal Gear 1987

The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

22
1,830 579
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
1,618 663
Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

24
1,463 809
Paperboy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Paperboy 1984

25
1,985 703
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

26
1,280 879
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Duck Hunt 1984

27
974 619
Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

28
1,122 464
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 1995

The Greatest RPG Characters of All Time

29
1,299 735
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

30
1,152 505
Double Dragon II: The Revenge is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

31
911 632
Donkey Kong is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

32
1,398 525
R.C. Pro-Am is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

33
1,345 650
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

34
704 417
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Swor... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

35
1,019 731
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
1,005 572
Kid Icarus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Kid Icarus 1986

37
966 434
Super Contra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

38
725 424
Bionic Commando is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

39
719 423
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
757 468
Mega Man 5 is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 5 Jan 01 1992

41
840 421
Blaster Master is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

42
931 484
1942 is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
1942 1984

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43
1,014 572
Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

44
1,296 508
Rampage is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Rampage 1986

45
714 619
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Spa... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

46
1,302 519
Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

47
908 522
Ghosts'n Goblins is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

48
582 514
Tiny Toon Adventures is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

49
680 502
River City Ransom is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

50
561 430
Mega Man 6 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 6 Jan 01 1993