The 30 Best Super Nintendo Games of All-Time

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It’s been nearly thirty years since the debut of Nintendo’s 16-bit SNES console, and boy, was it a game changer! Considered one of the ‘golden eras’ of gaming, the SNES is responsible for the launch of several franchises, including Super Mario, F-Zero, and Sin City, to name a few, and remains arguably the most popular console in Nintendo history. We have put together a list of the 30 best SNES games of all-time based on cultural impact, longevity, and originality. Any ranking can be subjective, but we truly believe these games are worthy of being on this list. That said, let’s get to it!

1. 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV: Turtles in Time'

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2. 'Super Metroid'


3. 'Harvest Moon'

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4. 'Kirby’s Dream Course'

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5. 'Super Mario All-Stars'

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6. 'F-Zero'

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7. 'Star Fox'

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8. ‘Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars’

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9. ‘Secret of Mana’

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10. 'Shadowrun'

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11. 'Super Mario Kart'

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12. 'NBA Jam'

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13. 'Contra III: Alien Wars'

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14. 'ActRaiser'

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15. 'Mortal Kombat II'

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16. 'Donkey Kong Country'

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17. 'Final Fantasy VI'

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18. 'Batman Returns'

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19. 'Ninja Gaiden'

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20. 'Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island'

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21. 'Chrono Trigger'


22. 'Mega Man X'

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23. 'Earthbound'

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24. 'Castlevania'

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25. 'Metroid'

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26. 'Punch-Out!!'

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27. 'Tetris Attack'

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28. Super Castlevania IV

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29. Super Mario World

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30. 'Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past'

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That’s going to wrap up our list of the best SNES games of all-time. While we understand that some may disagree with our selections, we can all agree that the SNES era was a special one. We hope you enjoyed this article and look forward to sharing our next set of rankings.

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