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100 Greatest Nintendo Games - The Complete List

How many have you got?

Over the past few weeks we've been revealing our top 100 greatest Nintendo games of all time in a series of features on the website. We announced our top ten on Monday and now we're posting the full list of games for you to look through. How many have you got?

This list was compiled for a special edition supplement that's free with the latest issue of Official Nintendo Magazine.

1. Super Mario Bros (NES)

2. The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time (N64)

3. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)

4. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)

5. Tetris (Game Boy)

6. Super Mario 64 (N64)

7. Super Mario World (SNES)

8. The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past (SNES)

9. Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Wii)

10. Super Street Fighter II (SNES)

11. Super Mario Bros 3 (NES)

12. The Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker (GameCube)

13. Super Mario Kart (SNES)

14. Lylat Wars (N64)

15. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)

16. The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)

17. Mario Kart 64 (N64)

18. Metroid Prime (GameCube)

19. Advance Wars: Dark Conflict (DS)

20. Pokémon Diamond / Pearl (DS)

21. Wii Sports (Wii)

22. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (SNES)

23. Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)

24. Super Metroid (SNES)

25. The Legend Of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX (GB Color)

26. Mario Kart DS (DS)

27. Super Mario Bros 2 (NES)

28. Starwing (SNES)

29. Pikmin 2 (GameCube)

30. New Super Mario Bros (DS)

31. Chrono Trigger (DS)

32. Final Fantasy VI (GBA)

33. Okami (Wii)

34. Super Mario RPG (SNES)

35. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)

36. Banjo Kazooie (N64)

37. Perfect Dark (N64)

38. The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS)

39. F-Zero X (N64)

40. Pilotwings 64 (N64)

41. Soul Calibur 2 (GameCube)

42. Guitar Hero: World Tour (Wii)

43. Resident Evil (GameCube)

44. Super Mario Land 2 (Game Boy)

45. The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask (N64)

46. Super Mario Sunshine (GameCube)

47. The Legend Of Zelda: Minish Cap (GBA)

48. Eternal Darkness: Sanity's Requiem (GameCube)

49. Wave Race 64 (N64)

50. Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time (DS)

51. Super Probotector (SNES)

52. Pokémon Red / Blue (Game Boy)

53. Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour (GameCube)

54. Donkey Kong Country (SNES)

55. GoldenEye 007 (N64)

56. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (N64)

57. The Legend Of Zelda: Oracle Of Ages / Seasons (GB Color)

58. Super Smash Bros Melee (GameCube)

59. Super Castlevania IV (SNES)

60. Mega Man 2 (NES)

61. Pilotwings (SNES)

62. Metroid Fusion (GBA)

63. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)

64. Sin & Punishment (N64)

65. Professor Layton & The Curious Village (DS)

66. F-Zero (SNES)

67. Kid Icarus (NES)

68. Super Star Wars (SNES)

69. Kirby's Adventure (NES)

70. WWF No Mercy (N64)

71. Castlevania: Aria Of Sorrow (GBA)

72. Advance Wars (GBA)

73. Super Mario Land (Game Boy)

74. Punch-Out!! (NES)

75. Sonic Advance (GBA)

76. Super Ghouls 'N' Ghosts (SNES)

77. The Legend Of Zelda (NES)

78. WarioWare Inc (GBA)

79. Diddy Kong Racing (N64)

80. Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes (GameCube)

81. International Superstar Soccer 64 (N64)

82. Secret Of Mana (SNES)

83. World Of Goo (WiiWare)

84. Blast Corps (N64)

85. Duck Tales (NES)

86. Prince Of Persia: Sands Of Time (GameCube)

87. 1080 Snowboarding (N64)

88. Chibi-Robo! (GameCube)

89. Donkey Kong 94 (Game Boy)

90. Super Monkey Ball (GameCube)

91. Beyond Good And Evil (GameCube)

92. F-Zero GX (GameCube)

93. Jet Force Gemini (N64)

94. Metroid Zero Mission (GBA)

95. Killer Instinct (SNES)

96. Kirby: Power Paintbrush (DS)

97. Conker's Bad Fur Day (N64)

98. Bomberman Blast (WiiWare)

99. Luigi's Mansion (GameCube)

100. Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader (GameCube) That's it! You can read the series of features by clicking on the links below:-

100-81

80-61

60-41

40-21

20-11

10-1

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  1. famicomuter Tuesday 3rd Mar 2009 at 19:46

    Nice list. I don't agree with how it's put together but the titles are all top notch. I just would have liked it to be all first and second party titles though.

    P.S. I own 47 of the titles on the list. some of them I downloaded from the virtual console. but thats about 5 of em so.... still have to get about 60 of em. :lol:

  2. Mr Resettio Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 11:02

    i have something like No.1

    It was on GBC and it was called Super Mario Bros. Deluxe. it was basiclly the same game but featured a Challenge mode, Boo races and Lost Levels as an unlockable

  3. KrikenKing Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 11:21

    I've actually got/played most of these.

    And Super Mario Bros. the best game ever? You've got to be joking. As revoloutionary as it was, it's quite dated now, and it's been bettered by the likes of New Super Mario Bros IMO.

  4. 91nintendo Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 11:35

    I have:

    1. Super Mario Bros (NES)
    2. The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time (N64)
    3. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
    4. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
    6. Super Mario 64 (N64)
    7. Super Mario World (SNES)
    8. The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past (SNES)
    12. The Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker (GameCube)
    13. Super Mario Kart (SNES)
    15. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
    16. The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)
    17. Mario Kart 64 (N64)
    18. Metroid Prime (GameCube)
    19. Advance Wars: Dark Conflict (DS)
    20. Pokémon Diamond / Pearl (DS)
    21. Wii Sports (Wii)
    22. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island (SNES)
    23. Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
    24. Super Metroid (SNES)
    26. Mario Kart DS (DS)
    29. Pikmin 2 (GameCube)
    30. New Super Mario Bros (DS)
    35. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)
    36. Banjo Kazooie (N64)
    38. The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS)
    46. Super Mario Sunshine (GameCube)
    47. The Legend Of Zelda: Minish Cap (GBA)
    49. Wave Race 64 (N64)
    50. Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time (DS)
    52. Pokémon Red / Blue (Game Boy)
    54. Donkey Kong Country (SNES)
    58. Super Smash Bros Melee (GameCube)
    63. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)
    65. Professor Layton & The Curious Village (DS)
    72. Advance Wars (GBA)
    73. Super Mario Land (Game Boy)
    75. Sonic Advance (GBA)
    78. WarioWare Inc (GBA)
    90. Super Monkey Ball (GameCube)
    92. F-Zero GX (GameCube)
    96. Kirby: Power Paintbrush (DS)
    99. Luigi's Mansion (GameCube)
    100. Star Wars Rogue Squadron II: Rogue Leader (GameCube)

  5. Metroidfan09 Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 12:00

    i have
    Metroid prime 1
    metroid prime 3
    metroid fusion
    pikmin 2
    SSBB
    SSBM
    Mario kart wii
    mario kart double dash
    mario kart DS
    Luigis mansion
    Wii sports
    okami
    TLOZ:TP
    TLOZ:WW
    TLOZ:OoT and MM on collectors edition
    PoP:SoT
    Fzero GX
    Metroid zero mission
    NSMB
    Professor layton
    Super mario 64
    RE4
    AW:DC


    On my wii is
    Super street fighter 2
    Super mario bros 1 and 3
    Super metroid
    fzero x
    Sin and punishment
    punchout
    Super mario world

    i think that is it

  6. ellroyo Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 13:53

    I either have or have had at some point in my life 68 of the games on this list, including all of the top 21, and have at least played 74 of them.

    hmmm...don't agree with the positions of roughly 100% of them though, there clearly a fundemental flaw in your minds if Metroid Prime isn't even in the top 10, it's clearly a top 5 game...and MKWii? srsly?

  7. TheAPERSON Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 14:28

    Off the top of my head:

    1. Super Mario Bros. (VC)
    2. The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time (on a collectors edition disk)
    3. Super Mario Galaxy (should be lower)
    4. Mario Kart Wii
    6. Super Mario 64 (well, the DS version anyway)
    7. Super Mario World (at one point)
    8. The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past (GBA version)
    11. Super Mario Bros. 3 (VC)
    12. The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
    15. Super Smash Bros. Brawl (should be higher)
    16. The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii version) (should be higher)
    18. Metroid Prime (should be higher)
    20. Pokémon Diamond/Pearl (Not really the best Pokémon game, Gold and Silver should get that award)
    21. Wii Sports (should be lower)
    26. Mario Kart DS
    32. Final Fantasy VI (GBA version) (DESERVING OF THE TOP SPOT!)
    33. Okami (Wii version) (AGAIN, SHOULD BE MUCH HIGHER ON THE LIST!)
    35. Metroid Prime 3 (should be higher)
    38. The Legend of Zelda Phantom Hourglass (AKA The casual Zelda)
    41. Soul Calibur II (GC version) (Best beat 'em up apart from Smash Bros.)
    42. Guitar Hero World Tour (Wii version) (!)
    45. The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask (on collectors edition)
    46. Super Mario Sunshine
    47. The Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
    50. Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time
    52. Pokémon Red/Blue (before I sold it and replaced it with the remake)
    54. Donkey Kong Country (VC) (2 is better though and should be on the list near the top).
    58. Super Smash Bros. Melee
    63. Mario Kart: Double Dash
    73. Super Mario Land (ages ago)
    77. The Legend of Zelda (on collector's edition)
    83. World Of Goo
    90. Super Monkey Ball
    94. Metroid Zero Mission
    96. Kirby Power Paintbrush (waiting to be sold)

    Wow, I've played a lot.

  8. Kool_Koopa Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 14:39

    Mario Kart Double Dash is worse than Mario Kart DS or even Wii sports? that's impossible!!!! Mario Kart DD is the best Mario Kart game I ever played and I sold it to buy Mario Kart DS and find out that it sucks! Mario Kart DS does not deserve to be there. It's so boring and the tracks are as wide as... they are not even tracks! They are car parks!!!! Wii sports is boring and it sucks too. i've got 20 of those games and I'm on my way to download Super Mario Bros.

  9. ultra_slb Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 15:39

    Let's see.. I have..

    Blast Corps
    World of Goo
    The Legend Of Zelda
    Super Mario Land
    F Zero
    Super Smash Bros. Melee
    Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons
    Pokemon Red
    Legend of Zelda: The Minish Cap
    Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
    Super Mario Land 2
    F Zero X
    Legend of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass
    New Super Mario Bros.
    Starwing
    Super Mario Bros. 2
    Mario Kart DS
    Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
    Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
    Wii Sports
    Pokemon Diamond
    The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    Mario Kart 64
    Super Smash Bros. Brawl
    Lylat Wars
    Super Mario Kart
    Super Mario Bros. 3
    Zelda: A Link to the Past
    Super Mario World
    Super Mario 64
    Tetris
    Mario Kart Wii
    Super Mario Galaxy
    Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    Super Mario Bros.

    Well.. having 8 out of 10 of the top 10, i think it's pretty good x)

  10. fssmtdd Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 17:05

    i have something like No.1

    It was on GBC and it was called Super Mario Bros. Deluxe. it was basiclly the same game but featured a Challenge mode, Boo races and Lost Levels as an unlockable

    same :)

  11. akatsukiworm Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 17:17


    hmmm...don't agree with the positions of roughly 100% of them though, there clearly a fundemental flaw in your minds if Metroid Prime isn't even in the top 10, it's clearly a top 5 game...and MKWii? srsly?

    OMG same here mkwii is so overrated
    i got no1 on VC... it rock!

  12. hooeylewissukz Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 17:52

    In my list, I will say in backets next to it my affiliation to it. They will be:
    Wii (own on Wii)
    DS (own on DS)
    VC (own on VC)
    Played (played on someone else's)
    Stolen (Had on DS but got nicked by guys in Sunderland. GRRRRR! :evil: :evil:)
    Well, Here goes...

    Super Mario Bros. (played)
    Zelda: OoT (VC)
    Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
    MK Wii (Wii)
    Super Mario 64 (VC)
    SMB3 (VC)
    Lylat Wars (VC)
    SSBB (Wii)
    Zelda: TP (played (IN FRENCH!!!))
    Advance Wars: Dark Conflict (DS)
    Pokemon: D/P (DS)
    Animal Crossing: WW (DS)
    Wii Sports- OF COURSE!! (Wii)
    MK DS (stolen- GRRRRRRR!!!)
    NSMB (stolen- GRRRRRRR!!!)
    Chrono Trigger (DS)
    Metroid Prime 3 (Wii)
    Zelda: PH (DS)
    Perfect Dark (played)
    F-zero X (VC)
    GH: World Tour (Wii)
    Goldeneye 007 (played)
    Kirby's Adventure (VC)
    World of Goo (wii)
    :D :D :) :lol:

  13. Zombieboy Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 18:03

    I own 81 of them and have played 90.
    :shock:
    Disagree with some of the games on the list (wii sports...are you kidding?) but it is your opinion so no complaints here and apart from those few a good list!!

  14. 5pan1el Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 19:15

    i have 11 well i didnt start gaming on nintendo till a coupal of years back

  15. jinzo64 Wednesday 4th Mar 2009 at 23:48

    i own
    1.The Legend Of Zelda: Ocarina Of Time (N64)
    2.Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
    3.Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
    4.Super Mario 64 (N64)
    5.The Legend Of Zelda: A Link To The Past (SNES)
    6.The Legend Of Zelda: Wind Waker (GameCube)
    7.Lylat Wars (N64)
    8.Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
    9.The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)
    10.Mario Kart 64 (N64)
    11.Metroid Prime (GameCube)
    12.Wii Sports (Wii)
    13.Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
    14.Mario Kart DS (DS)
    15.Pikmin 2 (GameCube)
    16.Chrono Trigger (DS)
    17.Okami (Wii)
    18.Super Mario RPG (SNES)
    19.Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)
    20.Perfect Dark (N64)
    21.The Legend Of Zelda: Phantom Hourglass (DS)
    22.Pilotwings 64 (N64)
    23.Soul Calibur 2 (GameCube)
    24.The Legend Of Zelda: Majora's Mask (N64)
    25.Super Mario Sunshine (GameCube)
    26.Wave Race 64 (N64)
    27.Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour (GameCube)
    28.GoldenEye 007 (N64)
    30.Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (N64)
    31.Super Smash Bros Melee (GameCube)
    32.Pilotwings (SNES)
    33.Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)
    34.Sin & Punishment (N64)
    35.Secret Of Mana (SNES)
    36.1080 Snowboarding (N64)
    37.Super Monkey Ball (GameCube)

  16. monthehoops64 Thursday 5th Mar 2009 at 09:12

    I own or have owned most of them and played about 95 of them (Im not into final fantasy or pokemon)

    I agree that mario 1 was a great game but it is not the best game in my opinion I would have to go with Zelda 3 A Link To The Past I have played the game thousands of times and it still never gets old.

  17. chino40k Thursday 5th Mar 2009 at 13:09

    37 of the 100 I own, several others played. madness

  18. Stu_the_great Thursday 5th Mar 2009 at 17:42

    I own currently 64 of the titles in that list and I've played and owned at least 94 of those games at some point.

  19. Stu_the_great Thursday 5th Mar 2009 at 17:48

    I currently own 64 of the titles in that list and I've played and owned at least 94 of those games at some point.

  20. Mr Resettio Friday 6th Mar 2009 at 13:34

    i have something like No.1

    It was on GBC and it was called Super Mario Bros. Deluxe. it was basiclly the same game but featured a Challenge mode, Boo races and Lost Levels as an unlockable

    same :)

    kl. tought i was the only one. :D

  21. TMCOFFEY Monday 9th Mar 2009 at 18:47

    I HAVE OWENED 95 OF THE GAMES ON THIS LIST AT SOME POINT

  22. Linebeck013 Saturday 28th Mar 2009 at 14:09

    i actually have 86 of these.

    But dont agree with the list. Still, top notch games here

    And proud to say im a veteran who has origionals, not virtual console downloads. :twisted:

    Keep up the good work Nintendo

  23. theherooftime Saturday 28th Mar 2009 at 19:32

    There is clearly too many problems going on here. You clearly don’t know a good game from a bad one so i'll simply tell you where you went wrong and believe me it was in quite a few place. I'm a nice guy so i've shown a blind eye to some of your fictional views.

    100. Star Wars: Rogue Leader
    79. Diddy Kong Racing
    63. Mario Kart: Double Dash
    55. GoldenEye 007
    52. Pokémon Red/Blue
    37. Perfect Dark
    30. New Super Mario Bros.
    21. Wii Sports
    17. Mario Kart 64
    16. Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
    15. Super Smash Bros. Brawl
    13. Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
    2. Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
    1. Super Mario Bros.

    I think these games have been judged incorrectly and i think you know that to. These games defined Nintendo or better yet, kept it going. Your measley scores have tarnished their reputations and i think you need to rework your list or remove it altogether. These games should be listed in the 1-20 category not 1-100. However where OFT and SMB are concerned i'm unsure of which order to put them in as they basicly define Nintendo and its history so i'm not really dissapointed there but this list is appauling and something needs to be done about it.

  24. theherooftime Saturday 28th Mar 2009 at 19:37

    Just to add one more seeing how i missed this one out.

    73. Super Mario Land (Game Boy)

    this should again be somwhere in the top 20 that i have listed already.

  25. nintendo_guy Tuesday 27th Oct 2009 at 18:11

    I know noones been here for 7 months, but here's the ones I have or I've played:


    1. Super Mario Bros (NES)
    3. Super Mario Galaxy (Wii)
    4. Mario Kart Wii (Wii)
    6. Super Mario 64 (N64)
    7. Super Mario World (SNES)
    9. Resident Evil 4: Wii Edition (Wii)
    11. Super Mario Bros 3 (NES)
    15. Super Smash Bros Brawl (Wii)
    16. The Legend Of Zelda: Twilight Princess (Wii)
    19. Advance Wars: Dark Conflict (DS)
    20. Pokémon Diamond / Pearl (DS)
    21. Wii Sports (Wii)
    23. Animal Crossing: Wild World (DS)
    29. Pikmin 2 (GameCube)
    30. New Super Mario Bros (DS)
    35. Metroid Prime 3: Corruption (Wii)
    42. Guitar Hero: World Tour (Wii)
    50. Mario & Luigi: Partners In Time (DS)
    52. Pokémon Red / Blue (Game Boy)
    56. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door (N64)
    58. Super Smash Bros Melee (GameCube)
    63. Mario Kart: Double Dash!! (GameCube)
    65. Professor Layton & The Curious Village (DS)
    66. F-Zero (SNES)
    72. Advance Wars (GBA)
    73. Super Mario Land (Game Boy)
    78. WarioWare Inc (GBA)
    99. Luigi's Mansion (GameCube)

  26. noisyboy43 Tuesday 29th Nov 2011 at 00:37

    have any of you played Super Mario Galaxy 2? that should've at LEAST been in the top ten, let alone #1.

  27. bigmanboy Monday 9th Apr 2012 at 17:54

    i have all the mario and zelda games on this list which is like 73 of them gosh i am old
    :shock:

  28. bigmanboy Monday 9th Apr 2012 at 18:02

    have any of you played Super Mario Galaxy 2? that should've at LEAST been in the top ten, let alone #1.

    i have completed it 100% all of the green stars done :D :D :D :D

  29. hugh2011 Tuesday 10th Apr 2012 at 10:23

    WTF WHERES SKYWARD SWORD

  30. noisyboy43 Sunday 26th May 2013 at 18:59

    why super smash bros brawl in the top ten?

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