Best Snes Games: Top Super Nintendo Games

Here we have gathered a list of <strong>best snes games</strong> for you. If you're looking for a great time playing snes, this list was made just to you!   The snes, also known as 16-bit Super Nintendo Entertainment System, were launched on the market in Japan in beginning of 1990 and in North America in 1991. Super Nintendo quickly became the world's best-selling video gaming console with a total of over 39 millions units sold. The total amount of games released for snes is just a little under 800. Some examples worth mentioning that are included on this list are Mortal Kombat, Mega Man, Super Mario World and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. In case you don't find your own personal favourite snes game on this list, feel free to add and vote it to share it with fellow snes fans.

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    Indiana Jones’ Greatest Adventures

    Indiana Jones’ Greatest Adventures is a 1994 platform video game released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is a video game adaptation of the Indiana Jones films Raiders of the Lost…

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    Mega Man 7

    Taking place in the 21st century (the ambiguous year 20XX), Mega Man 7 begins directly after the events of Mega Man 6. Thanks to the efforts of Mega Man and his friends, Dr. Wily was finally brought to justice. However, Wily…

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    Knights of the Round

    Arthur, who had been training himself to be a great knight, pulled out the sacred sword Excalibur from the rock. After pulling it out, Arthur realized his destiny was to become the first King of the Britons. Merlin then sends…

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    Tetris Attack

    The game’s single-player story mode takes place in the world of Yoshi’s Island, where Bowser and his minions have cursed all of Yoshi‘s friends. Playing as Yoshi, the player must defeat each of his friends in order to…

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    Street Fighter II Turbo

    Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting[a] is a competitive fighting game released for the arcade by Capcom in 1992. It is the third game in the Street Fighter II sub-series of Street…

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    Final Fight 2

    Time has passed since Mike Haggar, along with his friends Cody and Guy, defeated the Mad Gear gang and restored peace to Metro City. While the trio has continued living their normal lives, with Cody taking a vacation with his…

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    Super Mario Kart

    Super Mario Kart is a kart racing game featuring several single and multiplayer modes. During the game, players take control of one of eight Mario franchise characters and…

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    Donkey Kong Country

    On a stormy night, Donkey Kong assigns Diddy to guard his hoard of bananas as part of Diddy’s hero training, and promises to relieve him of the duty at midnight. Later that night, the Kremlings overpower Diddy, seal him in a barrel, and…

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    Super Mario World

    After saving the Mushroom Kingdom in Super Mario Bros. 3, brothers Mario and Luigi decide to go on holiday to a place called Dinosaur Land, a prehistoric-themed world swarming with dinosaurs and other enemies. While resting on the…

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    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    Instead of using the side-scrolling perspective introduced by Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, A Link to the Past reverts to an overhead perspective similar to that of the original Zelda. While A Link to the Past still uses…

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    Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

    Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 (UMK3) is a fighting game in the Mortal Kombat series, developed and released by Midway to arcades in 1995. It is a standalone update of 1995’s earlier Mortal Kombat…

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    Yoshi’s Cookie

    Yoshi’s Cookie is a 1992 tile-matching puzzle video game developed by Bullet-Proof Software for the Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, and Super NES video game consoles. The NES and Game Boy versions were published…

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    Flashback

    In the year 2140, amnesiac Conrad B. Hart is chased by mutants and crash-lands his hover bike in a jungle on Titan. He finds a holocube which fell from his pocket. It contains a recorded message from himself, telling him to meet his…

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    Blackthorne

    Blackthorne is set on the planet Tuul, which has existed for centuries without human knowledge. All of this time, Tuul’s people have been ruled over by a single shaman who “was blessed with all knowledge”. Years before the…

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    NBA Live 96

    NBA Live 96 is the second installment of the NBA Livevideo games series. The PC and PlayStation covers features Shaquille O’Nealof the Orlando Magic, while the Super Nintendo Entertainment…

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    Biker Mice from Mars

    On the planet Mars, there existed a race of anthropomorphic mice who enjoyed motorsports and had a very similar culture and society to that of human beings. At some point in time they were all but wiped out by the Plutarkians, an alien…

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    Goof Troop

    On a great day for fishing in Spoonerville, Goofy and his son Max go out to the sea. While fishing, they see a huge pirate ship heading towards Spoonerville with Pete and PJ kidnapped. Goofy tries to catch up with the ship, but doesn’t succeed…

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    NHL ’94

    NHL ’94 is an ice hockey game by EA Sports for the Genesis, Super NES and Sega CD, as well as the first release for the PC (DOS), simply titled “NHL Hockey”, without the…

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    Breath of Fire

    Breath of Fire takes place in an unnamed medieval world. In addition to ordinary humans, it is populated by various “clans” of anthropomorphic animals. The Dragon Clan—a race of humans who are able to transform…

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    NHL 96

    NHL 96 is a 1995 sports video game developed by EA Tiburon for the SNES, High Score Productions for the Sega Genesis, Pioneer Productions for the DOS, and Probe Entertainment for the Game Boy. EA…

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    Super Tennis

    The game itself features three different modes: Doubles mode, World Circuit mode, and Singles mode, in which the player competes against a human or chosen computer opponent. In doubles mode, the player and a human teammate can face the CPU,…

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    Star Ocean

    The game takes place in S.D 346 (A.D 2432), and starts off in a small town of Kratus on the under-developed planet of Roak.[9] There, a few of the local Fellpool (cat-like people) youth, Roddick, Millie, and Dorne, are part of the…

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    Axelay

    Axelay takes place in the fictional planetary system known as Illis. Once a peaceful system, it was invaded by an alien empire known as the Armada of Annihilation, taking over the planets of the Illis system, including…

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    Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals

    The game is a prequel, set ninety-nine years before Lufia & the Fortress of Doom, which tells the story of how the Sinistrals first appeared in the world and the battles fought against them. The story is centered around the hero Maxim, a…

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    Uniracers

    The gameplay of Uniracers involves racing riderless unicycles around a 2D track. Heavy emphasis is placed on performing stunts. Performing stunts causes the unicycle to go faster on race or circuit tracks and earn points on stunt…

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    Lufia & the Fortress of Doom

    Lufia & the Fortress of Doom plays much like a traditional role-playing video game and features 2D character sprites and environments. The player advances the story by travelling through several harsh dungeons, encountering monsters along…

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    R-Type III: The Third Lightning

    R-Type III was originally released only on the Super Famicom/SNES, but later ported to the Game Boy Advance by Italy-based Raylight Studios. It was the first game in the series to introduce new Forces. As well as the…

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    Ken Griffey, Jr. Presents Major League Baseball

    Ken Griffey Jr. Presents Major League Baseball is a Super NESbaseball game that was released in 1994. The game has a Major League Baseball license but not a Major League Baseball Players Association license,…

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    Final Fantasy V

    Final Fantasy V begins on a day when the world’s wind currents begin to slow and stale. Deeply troubled by this occurrence, the king of Tycoon makes ready to travel to the Wind Shrine on the back of his drake, quelling the worries of his…

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    Castlevania: Dracula X

    Taking place in 1792, Rondo of Blood is set in the fictional universe of the Castlevania series. The premise of the series is the eternal conflict between the vampire hunters of the Belmont clan and the immortal vampire…

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    Top Gear 2

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Top_Gear_2Top Gear 2 (released as Top Racer 2 in Japan) is the sequel to the 1992 racerTop Gear. First released in August 1993 for the SNES, May 24, 1994 for the Sega Genesis and in 1994 for Amiga. It was…

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    Final Fight 3

    Following the annihilation of the Mad Gear Gang, a new criminal group named the Skull Cross Gang emerges as the new dominant criminal organization in Metro City. When Guy returns to Metro City from his martial art training to become…

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    Final Fantasy II

    Final Fantasy II begins as Firion, Maria, Guy and Leon are attacked by Palamecian Black Knight soldiers and left for dead. Firion, Maria, and Guy are rescued by Princess Hilda, who has established a rebel base in the town of Altair after her…

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    Tales of Phantasia

    The game begins as four heroes are locked in battle with a powerful sorcerer king named Dhaos. Before he can be defeated, Dhaos uses his magic to travel several years into the future, where he is immediately met by one of the four…

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    The Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse

    Disney’s Magical Quest, known in Japan as Mickey’s Magical Adventure, is a Disney platform game trilogy released by Capcom. The games star Mickey Mouse and, (depending on the game version), either Minnie Mouse or Donald Duck,…

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    Ogre Battle: The March of the Black Queen

    Listed as the 5th chapter of the entire saga; twenty-five years prior to the beginning of the game, Empress Endora conquered the continent of Zetegenia. During her reign, a resistance organization called the Liberation Army forms to free the…

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    Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose!

    Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose! (released in Japan as Tiny Toon Adventures) is a video game for the Super NESconsole that is based on the animated TV series Tiny Toon Adventures. It was developed and published…

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    Batman Returns

    Batman Returns is a video game for various platforms based on the film of the same name. The Sega console versions (i.e. Sega Mega Drive/Genesis, Mega-CD, Sega Master System and Sega Game…

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    Shadowrun

    Shadowrun is a cyberpunk interactive fiction role-playing video game for the Sega Mega-CD adapted from the Japanese version of the pen and paper RPG Shadowrun by FASA (which was created by Group SNE). It was developed…

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    Final Fantasy III

    An earthquake opens up a previously hidden cavern in Altar Cave near the village of Ur on the floating continent. Four young orphans under the care of Topapa, the village elder, explore the earthquake’s impact and come across a crystal of…

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    Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back

    Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is a 1993 run and gun game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. It is the second game in the Super Star Wars trilogy and is based on the 1980 film The Empire Strikes…

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters

    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Tournament Fighters, or Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles: Tournament Fighters in Europe, is the title of three different fighting games based on the characters the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,…

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    Jurassic Park (SNES)

    Jurassic Park is an action-adventure video game for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES), based on the 1990 noveland 1993 film of the same name. It was developed by Ocean Software and…

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    E.V.O.: Search for Eden

    E.V.O.: Search for Eden[a] is a side-scrolling action video game developed by Almanic Corporation and published by Enix for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Released in 1992 for Japanese…

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    Rock n’ Roll Racing

    Rock n’ Roll Racing is a vehicular combat-based racing video game developed by Silicon & Synapse (now known as Blizzard Entertainment) and published by Interplay Productions for the Mega…

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    Demon’s Crest

    The game’s story revolves around the Crests, six magical stones which preside over their respective elements (Fire, Earth, Water, Air, Time and Heaven). When all crests are combined, the Crest of…

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    Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi

    Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi follows closely the standard set by the previous two Super Star Wars games, with the return of selectable characters (on specific levels), multiple playable characters and Mode 7 quasi-3D…

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    ClayFighter

    A meteor made entirely out of clay crash-lands on the grounds of a humble American circus. The goo from the interstellar object contaminates all of the circus’ attractions, transforming them into bizarre caricatures of their former selves,…

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    Super Bomberman

    The game’s story takes place in the far to the north of Bomberman’s hometown, Peace Town, where it lies the modern metropolis Diamond City. There, the evil Carat Diamond and his cohort, scientist Dr. Mook, are holding a Robot Tournament…

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    Super R-Type

    Super R-TypebSuper R-Type (スーパー・アール・タイプ Sūpā Āru Taipu) is a shooter game for the SNES, developed and published by Irem in 1991. It is a partial port of R-Type II, borrowing stages and enemies, but introducing…

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    Mega Man X3

    The story of Mega Man X3 is set during the 22nd century (the year “21XX”), in which after Mega Man X2 humans coexist with intelligent robots called “Reploids” (replicant androids). Due to their free will,…

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    Top Gear

    Top Gear is a racing video game for the Super NES, published by Kemco and developed by Gremlin Graphics in 1992. The objective of the game is to become the fastest driver in the world by racing other drivers…

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    Mario Paint

    Aside from being a basic drawing utility, Mario Paint allows the creation of custom stamps pixel-by-pixel. Several publications, such as Nintendo Power, released guides on how to create iconic Nintendo related stamps…

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    Breath of Fire II

    Breath of Fire II is set in a fantasy world 500 years after the events of the original game.[3] The story opens on Ryu, age 6, who lives in a village with his sister Yua and father Ganer, a priest for the Church of St. Eva. Years…

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    The Lion King

    The Lion King is a platformer video game based on Disney‘s animated film of the same name. The title was developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment for…

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    The Legend of the Mystical Ninja

    As with many action/platformer video games, the plot is minimal except for revealing future stages. In this game, the players control Goemon (loosely inspired by the historical Goemon) and Ebisumaru (the two are called Kid Ying and Dr.…

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    Pilotwings

    Pilotwings[a] is a video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game was originally released in Japan in December 1990, shortly after the launch of the Super Famicom in…

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    The Lost Vikings

    The Lost Vikings is a side-scrollingpuzzle/platformvideo game series which was developed by Silicon & Synapse (later Blizzard Entertainment). The first game, The Lost Vikings, was released in 1992…

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    Super Ghouls’n Ghosts

    The player takes the role of the knightArthur, who must once again rescue the Princess from the demons. The antagonist this time is the Emperor Sardius (known as Samael in the Japanese version), who has…

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    Illusion of Gaia

    When the game begins, Will stumbles into a “Dark Space” where he meets a strange being called Gaia. Gaia tells Will that he must leave his home and save the world from a coming evil. A comet is approaching, and it will bring ill fortune…

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    Secret of Evermore

    The story of Secret of Evermore begins with a black and white flashback to 1965, in a small town called Podunk, USA. In a laboratory situated on the roof of a mansion, a malfunction occurs which floods the area with white…

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    Doom

    Doom is divided into three episodes: “Knee-Deep in the Dead”, “The Shores of Hell”, and “Inferno”. A fourth episode, “Thy Flesh Consumed”, was added in an expanded version of the game, The…

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    Disney’s Aladdin

    Disney’s Aladdin is a platform video game developed and published by Virgin Games based on the 1992 film of the same name. The game was released for the Sega Genesis in November 1993, and was later…

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    Super Star Wars

    Super Star Wars is a 1992 video game for the Super NES based on the 1977 film Star Wars. It is the SNES equivalent of the Star Wars NES game. Super Star Wars features mostly run and gun gameplay,…

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    Final Fight

    The game is set in a fictional city in the United States named Metro City. According to the game’s intro, in 1990 (or 1989 in the Japanese version), the city’s crime rate reached alarming levels. But since the election of pro…

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    Zombies Ate My Neighbors

    Zombies Ate My Neighbors is a run and gun video game developed by LucasArts and published by Konami for the Super NES and Sega Mega Drive/Genesis consoles in 1993. One or two players take…

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    Tetris

    Tetris (Russian: Тетрис [ˈtɛtrʲɪs]) is a tile-matching puzzle video game, originally designed and programmed by Russian game designer Alexey Pajitnov (Russian: Алексе́й Леони́дович…

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    Tecmo Super Bowl

    Tecmo Super Bowl[ is an American football video game for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) that was released on December 13, 1991. Developed by Tecmo, it was the first sports video game that was licensed by both the National Football…

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    Sunset Riders

    Sunset Riders is a side-scrolling run and gun video game developed and released by Konami as a coin-operated video game on the JAMMA arcade platform in 1991. The game is set in the American Old West, where the player takes control of a…

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    Mega Man X2

    Mega Man X2 is set in an ambiguous year during the 22nd century (“21XX”) in which the world is populated both by humans and mechanical beings known as “Reploids” (replicant androids). The mass-produced Reploids are based…

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    Terranigma

    The first chapter of the game, “The Outset,” introduces Ark, a mischievous boy who lives in Crysta, the only village in the under world.[5] After opening a forbidden door and touching a mysterious box containing a friendly demon…

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    NBA Jam Tournament Edition

    An update named NBA Jam: Tournament Edition (commonly referred to as NBA Jam: T.E.) was released in arcades. NBA Jam: T.E. included updated rosters, new features and easter eggs combined with the same gameplay of…

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    ActRaiser

    The plot follows a god-like being known only as “The Master” (God in the Japanese version) in his fight against Tanzra (Satan in the Japanese version), also referred to as “The Evil One.” According to the instruction…

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    Kirby Super Star

    Kirby Super Star,[a] released as Kirby’s Fun Pak in PAL regions, is a 1996 platformingvideo game developed by HAL Laboratoryand published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment…

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    Mortal Kombat

    The game takes place on a fictional island in Earthrealm, where a tournament is being held at Shang Tsung’s Island, on which seven of its locations serve as stages in the game. The introduction to Mortal Kombat II explains that Shang…

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    Killer Instinct

    Killer Instinct is a fighting video game developed by Rare and published by Midway and Nintendo. It was released as an arcade game in the fall of 1994 and, the following year, ported to…

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    SimCity

    SimCity (later renamed SimCity Classic)[2] is a city-building simulation video game, designed by Will Wright, published by Maxis, and released on 2 February 1989,[1][3] it is the first game in…

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    Super Street Fighter II

    Super Street Fighter II: The New Challengers[a] is a head-to-head fighting game produced by Capcom and originally released as an arcade game in 1993. It is the fourth game in the Street Fighter…

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    Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double Trouble!

    Shortly after the events of Diddy’s Kong Quest, Donkey Kong and Diddy Kong suddenly disappear in the Northern Kremisphere.[11] Dixie Kong sets off to find the pair and is joined by her cousin Kiddy Kong and aided by Funky…

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    Super Punch-Out!!

    Super Punch-Out!![ is a boxing video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System(SNES). It was released on September 14, 1994 in North America and again in the same region in 1996. It was released in…

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    Earthworm Jim

    Earthworm Jim is a series of side-scrollingplatformingvideo games,[1] the first game of which was released in 1994. The series is noted for its platforming and shooting gameplay, surrealist humor, and edgy art style.[2] Four…

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    Mortal Kombat II

    Following his failure to defeat Liu Kang in the previous Mortal Kombat tournament, the evil Shang Tsung begs his master Shao Kahn, supreme ruler of Outworld and the surrounding kingdoms, to spare his life. He tells Shao Kahn…

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    NBA Jam

    NBA Jam is a basketball arcade game published and developed by Midway in 1993. It is the first entry in the NBA Jam series. The project leader for this game was Mark Turmell. Midway had previously…

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    Final Fantasy IV

    The Red Wings attack the city of Mysidia to steal their Water Crystal, and return to the Kingdom of Baron. When Cecil, Captain of the Red Wings, afterwards questions the king’s motives, he is stripped of his rank and sent with Kain, his friend…

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    Contra III: The Alien Wars

    Set in the futuristic year 2636, the alien invaders that were defeated during the previous installments have decided to launch a full-scale war against mankind on Earth, starting the “Alien Wars”. Unlike the…

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    EarthBound

    EarthBound takes place about a decade after the events of Mother, in the fictional country of Eagleland. The player starts as a young boy named Ness[nb 3] as he investigates a nearby meteorite crash[9] with his neighbor,…

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    Star Fox

    Star Fox,[a] released as Starwing in Europe, is a 1993 rail shooter video game co-developed by Nintendo EAD and Argonaut Software and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo…

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    Super Castlevania IV

    Super Castlevania IV[a] is a 1991 platform game developed and published by Konami. Released originally for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, it has been re-released multiple times, including for the Super NES…

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    F-Zero

    F-Zero is a futuristic racing video game developed by Nintendo EAD and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). The game was released in Japan on November 21, 1990, in North…

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    Secret of Mana

    The game begins as three boys from the small Potos village disobey their Elder’s instructions and trespass into a local waterfall, where a treasure is said to be kept. One of the boys stumbles and falls into the lake, where he finds a rusty…

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    Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island

    Super Mario World 2: Yoshi’s Island[a] is a 1995 platform video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. In order to reunite baby…

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    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time

    The introductory cut scene of the game details the game’s plot. It begins with the Turtles watching a TV newscast on a Sunday evening, with April O’Neil reporting from Liberty Island.…

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    Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest

    Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy’s Kong Quest is an adventure platform video game developed by Rare and published by Nintendofor the Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNES). It was released on 20…

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    Street Fighter II

    Street Fighter II[a] is a competitive fighting game developed by Capcom and released for arcades in 1991. The sequel to Street Fighter (1987), Street Fighter II adds multiple playable…

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    Super Mario All-Stars

    Super Mario All-Stars[a] is a 1993 compilation of Super Mario platform video games developed and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System. The game contains enhanced…

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    Mega Man X

    Mega Man X takes place in an unspecified time during the 22nd century (21XX) and approximately 100 years after the original Mega Man series.[3][15] A human archaeologist named Dr. Cain discovers the ruins…

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    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars

    Mario sets out to rescue Princess Toadstool, infiltrating the castle to which she has been taken and challenging kidnapper King Bowser.[2] During the battle, a giant living sword named Exor falls from the sky, breaks through the Star Road (a…

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    Final Fantasy VI

    In the town of Narshe, Terra participates in an Imperial mission to seize a powerful Esper encased in ice. Upon locating it, a magical reaction occurs between Terra and the Esper; as a result, the soldiers accompanying Terra are killed and Terra is…

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    Super Metroid

    After bringing a Metroid larva to Ceres Space Colony for study,[4]:4–5 bounty hunter Samus Aran receives a distress call. She returns to find the scientists dead and the larva stolen by Ridley, leader of…

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    Chrono Trigger

    In AD 1000, Crono and Marle watch Lucca and her father demonstrate her new teleporter at the Millennial Fair. When Marle volunteers to be teleported, her pendant interferes with the device and creates a time portal into which she is…

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