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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.

1
4,396 1,281
The Legend of Zelda is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

2
4,502 1,069
Super Mario Bros. 3 is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

3
3,283 895
Super Mario Bros. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

4
3,313 858
Contra is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Contra 1987

5
2,455 780
Castlevania is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

6
2,446 1,428
Super Mario Bros. 2 is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

7
2,789 845
Punch-Out!! is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

8
1,933 1,012
Tetris is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

9
2,504 819
Metroid is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Metroid 1986

10
2,724 937
Tecmo Super Bowl is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

11
1,954 896
DuckTales is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
DuckTales 1989

12
2,367 658
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
2,141 817
Super Mario Bros./Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

14
2,126 962
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
1,752 1,013
Zelda II: The Adventure of Lin... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

16
2,069 689
Double Dragon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

17
1,842 624
Ninja Gaiden is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

18
1,059 753
Metal Gear is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Metal Gear 1987

19
1,392 823
Castlevania II: Simon's Quest is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

20
1,268 587
Castlevania III: Dracula's Cur... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

21
2,030 619
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles I... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
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The Best Super Nintendo RPGs Ever Made

22
1,772 711
Final Fantasy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

23
1,426 938
Duck Hunt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Duck Hunt 1984

24
1,475 610
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
1,606 899
Paperboy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Paperboy 1984

26
2,134 745
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: ... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

27
1,137 660
Kirby's Adventure is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

28
1,010 673
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
1,431 797
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

30
1,228 512
Mega Man is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 1995

31
1,474 711
Battletoads is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

32
785 453
Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Swor... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

33
1,501 582
R.C. Pro-Am is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

34
1,131 783
Dr. Mario is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Dr. Mario 1990

35
1,266 537
Double Dragon II: The Revenge is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

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36
1,104 624
Kid Icarus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Kid Icarus 1986

37
1,062 467
Super Contra is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

38
795 453
Mega Man 4 is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Mega Man 4 1991

39
803 466
Bionic Commando is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

40
924 463
Blaster Master is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

41
996 533
1942 is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
1942 1984

42
782 541
River City Ransom is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

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43
1,092 627
Double Dribble is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

44
1,390 546
Rampage is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
Rampage 1986

45
776 702
The Simpsons: Bart vs. the Spa... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

46
988 570
Ghosts'n Goblins is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

47
1,398 562
Blades of Steel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

48
823 500
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
567 419
StarTropics is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst

50
540 430
DuckTales 2 is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Every Single NES Game, Ranked From Best to Worst
DuckTales 2 Jan 01 1993