[Essentials] SNES *NEW*

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  1. Takeshi
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    This is the new and updated SNES-Essentials topic.​

    The layout will be the same as that of my other lists and the rules are:
    All games will be sorted alphabetically as I decided that I won't show the exact number of votes for each game.

    I tried my best to sort out all naming differences, but I couldn't find any equivalent for the following games (GoodSNES 2.04):
    Warning: Spoilers inside!
    If anyone can provide more info on them, please post.

    Used game codes are:
    (NG-Dump Known) = No good dump has been found
    (NP) = Nintendo Power exclusive
    (BS) = Broadcast Satellite (Satellaview) ROM




    Essential Games [10+ votes]
    Chrono Trigger
    Donkey Kong Country
    Earthbound / Mother 2
    Final Fantasy VI / Final Fantasy III (US)
    Legend of Zelda, The - A Link to the Past
    Secret of Mana
    Super Mario All-Stars
    Super Mario Kart
    Super Mario RPG - Legend of the Seven Stars
    Super Mario World
    Super Metroid








    Recommended Games [5+ votes]
    Aladdin
    Super Castlevania IV
    Contra III - The Alien Wars / Super Probotector - The Alien Rebels
    Donkey Kong Country 2 - Diddy's Kong Quest
    Donkey Kong Country 3 - Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
    F-ZERO
    Final Fantasy IV / Final Fantasy II (US)
    Final Fight
    Killer Instinct
    Kirby's Fun Pack / Kirby Super Star
    Mario Paint
    Mega Man X
    Mega Man X 3
    Shadowrun
    Shin Kidou Senki Gundam W - Endless Duel
    Street Fighter II Turbo - Hyper Fighting
    Super Mario World 2 - Yoshi's Island
    Super Smash T.V.
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles IV - Turtles in Time / Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles IV - Turtles in Time
    Terranigma
    Zombies Ate My Neighbors








    Noteworthy Games [3+ votes]
    Another World / Out of this World
    Batman Returns
    Battletoads & Double Dragon - The Ultimate Team
    Battletoads in Battlemaniacs
    Breath Of Fire II
    Cybernator / Assault Suits Valken
    Dr. Mario
    E.V.O. Search for Eden
    Harvest Moon
    Illusion of Gaia
    King Arthur's World
    Kirby's Avalanche
    Kirby's Dream Land 3
    Lufia II - Rise of the Sinistrals
    Mega Man VII
    Mega Man X 2
    Metal Marines
    Mortal Kombat 3
    NBA Jam - Tournament Edition
    Ogre Battle - The March of the Black Queen
    PilotWings
    R-Type III - The Third Lightning
    Secret of Evermore
    Seiken Densetsu 3
    Sky Blazer
    Soul Blazer
    Sparkster
    Street Fighter II - The World Warrior
    Sunset Riders
    Super Aleste
    Super Bomberman
    Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts
    Super Punch-Out!!
    Super R-Type
    Super Star Wars
    Super Star Wars - Return of the Jedi
    Super Star Wars - The Empire Strikes Back
    Super Street Fighter II - The New Challengers
    Super Turrican
    Tetris
    Tetris Attack
    Top Gear
    U.N. Squadron
    Umihara Kawase
    Wario's Woods
    Wild Guns








    Other Games [<3 votes]
    2020 Super Baseball
    7th Saga, The
    Acrobat Mission
    Actraiser
    Actraiser 2
    Addams Family, The
    Adventures of Batman & Robin, The
    Aero Fighters
    Aero the Acro-Bat
    Aerobiz Supersonic
    Alfred Chicken
    Amazing Spider-Man, The - Lethal Foes
    Araiguma Rascal
    Arcana
    Area 88
    Arkanoid - Doh It Again (BS)
    Art of Fighting
    Asterix
    Asterix & Obelix
    Axelay
    Bahamut Lagoon
    Bakuto Dochers
    Battle Clash
    Battle Cross
    Battle Racers
    Biker Mice From Mars
    Bio Metal
    Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon - Another Story
    Blackthorne
    Blazeon
    Bomberman B-Daman
    Boogerman - A Pick and Flick Adventure
    Breath of Fire
    Bubsy II
    Bubsy in Claws Encounters of the Furred Kind
    Bugs Bunny - Rabbit Rampage
    Bust-A-Move
    Cameltry / On The Ball
    Cannon Fodder
    Captain Commando
    Castlevania - Dracula X
    Chavez
    Choplifter III
    Choujikuu Yousai Macross - Scrambled Valkyrie
    Claymates
    Clock Tower
    Cool Spot
    Cool World
    Cosmo Gang - The Video
    Dai-3-Ji Super Robot Taisen
    Dai-4-Ji Super Robot Taisen
    Darius Twin
    Death and Return of Superman, The
    Demon's Crest
    Der Langrisser
    Do-Re-Mi Fantasy - Milon no Dokidoki Daibouken
    Donald in Maui Mallard
    Double Dragon V - The Shadow Falls
    Dragon Ball Z - Hyper Dimension
    Dragon Ball Z - Super Butouden 2
    Dragon Ball Z - Super Gokuuden Totsugeki Hen
    Dragon Quest I & II
    Dragon Quest III - Soshite Densetsu he...
    Dragon Quest V - Tenkuu no Hanayome
    Dragon Quest VI - Maboroshi no Daichi
    Dragon View
    Dragon's Lair
    Dream Basketball - Dunk & Hoop
    Dual Orb II
    Dungeon Master
    Earthworm Jim
    Earthworm Jim 2
    Equinox
    F-ZERO Grand Prix 2 (BS)
    Final Fantasy - Mystic Quest
    Final Fantasy V
    Final Fight 2
    Final Fight 3
    Final Fight Guy
    Fire Emblem - Monshou no Nazo
    Fire Emblem - Seisen no Keifu
    Fire Emblem - Thraki 776
    Firemen, The
    Firepower 2000
    Flashback - The Quest for Identity
    Front Mission
    Front Mission - Gun Hazard
    Fushigi no Dungeon 2 - Fuurai no Shiren
    Ganbare Daiku no Gensan
    Ganbare Goemon 2 - Kiteretsu Shougun Magginesu
    Ganbare Goemon 3 - Shishi Juurokubei no Karakuri Manjigatame
    Ganbare Goemon - Boku ga Dancer ni Natta Riyuu - Kirakira Douchuu
    Gegege no Kitarou - Youkai Donjara
    Gemfire
    Gods
    Gokujou Parodius
    Goof Troop
    Gradius III
    Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow - Pop'n Smash!!
    HyperZone
    Ignition Factor
    Illusion of Time
    Inindo - Way of the Ninja
    Iron Commando (NG-Dump Known)
    Jikkyou Oshaberi Parodius
    Jelly Boy
    Joe & Mac / Joe & Mac - Caveman Ninja
    Joe & Mac 2 - Lost in the Tropics
    Jurassic Park
    Keeper
    King of Dragons, The
    King of the Monsters
    Kirby no Kirakira Kids (NP)
    Kirby's Dream Course
    Knights of the Round
    Kunio-kun no Dodge Ball - Zenin Shuugou!
    Legend (718)
    Legend of The Mystical Ninja, The
    Lemmings
    Lemmings 2 - The Tribes
    Lion King, The
    Live A Live
    Lode Runner Twin - Justy to Liberty no Daibouken
    Lost Vikings, The
    Lost Vikings II, The
    Lufia & The Fortress of Doom
    Madden NFL '98
    Magic Sword
    Magical Drop 2
    Magical Pop'n
    Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse, The
    Majuu Ou
    Marchen Adventure Cotton 100%
    Mario & Wario
    Mario no Super Picross
    Marvel Super Heroes - War of the Gems
    Mazinger Z
    Mechwarrior 3050
    Metal Combat - Falcon's Revenge
    Metal Warriors
    Metroid Legacy (Hack) (get the patch here: http://www.romhacking.net/hacks/109/)
    Mickey Mania
    Mickey no Tokyo Disneyland Daibouken
    Mickey to Donald - Magical Adventure 3
    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers
    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - The Fighting Edition
    Mighty Morphin Power Rangers - The Movie
    Miracle Girls
    Monopoly
    Monstania
    Mortal Kombat
    Mortal Kombat II
    NBA Jam
    Ninja Gaiden Trilogy
    Ninja Warriors, The
    Ninja Warriors Again, The
    Nosferatu
    Otoboke Ninja Colosseum
    Paladin's Quest
    Parodius - Non-Sense Fantasy
    Phantom 2040
    Plok!
    Pocky & Rocky / Kiki KaiKai - Nazo no Kuro Mantle
    Pop'n Twinbee
    Pop'n Twinbee - Rainbow Bell Adventures
    Populous
    Populous II - Trials of the Olympian Gods
    Power Lode Runner
    Power Soukoban (NP)
    Primal Rage
    Prince of Persia
    Prince of Persia 2 - The Shadow & The Flame
    Puzzle'n Desu!
    Ranma Nibunnoichi
    Ranma Nibunnoichi - Gu Choki Ougi Jaanken
    Ren & Stimpy Show, The - Fire Dogs
    Rendering Ranger R2
    Rival Turf
    Rock N' Roll Racing
    Rockman & Forte
    Romance of the Three Kingdoms II
    Romance of the Three Kingdoms III - Dragon of Destiny
    Romance of the Three Kingdoms IV - Wall of Fire
    Romancing SaGa 3
    Rudra no Hihou
    Rushing Beat Shura
    Septentrion
    Samurai Shodown
    Sanrio World Smash Ball!
    SD F-1 Grand Prix
    SD Hiryuu no Ken
    Secret of the Stars
    Shin Megami Tensei
    Shin Megami Tensei II
    Shin Nekketsu Kouha - Kunio-tachi no Banka
    Shodai Nekketsu Kouha Kunio-kun
    Sim City
    Sim City 2000
    Sim Earth - The Living Planet
    Smash Tennis
    Sonic Blast Man II
    Space Megaforce
    Spark World
    Spider-Man & Venom - Maximum Carnage
    Spriggan Powered
    Star Fox / StarWing
    Star Fox 2 (Beta TD)
    Star Ocean
    Street Fighter Alpha 2
    Street Racer
    Strike Gunner
    Stunt Race FX
    Super Adventure Island
    Super Adventure Island II
    Super Bomberman - Panic Bomber W
    Super Bomberman 2
    Super Bomberman 3
    Super Buster Bros.
    Super Conflict - The Mideast
    Super Double Dragon
    Super Drift Out
    Super Earth Defense Force
    Super Famicom Wars (NP)
    Super Mad Champ
    Super NES Super Scope 6 / Super NES Nintendo Scope 6
    Super Nova
    Super Robot Taisen Gaiden - Masou Kishin - The Lord of Elemental
    Super Soccer
    Super Soukoban
    Super Tekkyuu Fight!
    Super Tennis
    Super Turrican 2
    Sutte Hakkun
    Taekwon-Do
    Tales of Phantasia
    Tecmo Super Bowl
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles - Tournament Fighters / Teenage Mutant Hero Turtles - Tournament Fighters
    Tetris Battle Gaiden
    Thunder Spirits
    Tin Star
    Tiny Toon Adventures - Buster Busts Loose!
    Top Gear 2
    Torneko no Daibouken - Fushigi no Dungeon
    Treasure Hunter G
    Twisted Tales of Spike McFang, The
    Uchuu no Kishi - Tekkaman Blade
    Uchuu Race - Astro Go! Go!
    Ultima - Runes Of Virtue 2
    Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3
    Undercover Cops
    Uniracers
    Whirlo
    Wizardry V - Heart of the Maelstrom
    Wonder Project J - Kikai no Shounen Pino
    Wrecking Crew '98
    X-Men - Mutant Apocalypse
    Ys III - Wanderers from Ys
    Ys IV - Mask of the Sun
    Yuu Yuu Hakusho
    Yuu Yuu Hakusho - Tokubetsu Hen
    Yuu Yuu Hakusho 2 - Kakutou no Shou
    Yuu Yuu Hakusho Final - Makai Saikyou Retsuden
    Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel








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    *Last updated on 2010-12-05 - post 15
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    Special thanks to Bitbyte and dice.

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    Keep voting guys, don't forget about the other essentials lists and most of all: have fun playing the games listed here.

    P.S.: Constructive criticism is always welcome!
     
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  2. gamerjr

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    Uniracers +1
     
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    Ogre Battle!
     
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    +1
    Super Metroid
    Super Mario All-stars
    The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past

    that's all the good SNES games I've played.
    I need to get back into the SNES.
     
  5. Takeshi
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    List updated. Keep 'em coming! [​IMG]
     
  6. Okami Wolfen

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    Zelda: A Link to the Past.

    Final Fantasy IV, V, and VI.

    Super Metroid.

    Fire Emblem Seisen no Keifu and Thracia 776.

    Chrono Trigger.

    And of course, Super Mario World.
     
  7. Takeshi
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    List updated.
     
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    Chrono Trigger
    Donkey Kong Country
    Earthbound
    Super Mario RPG - Legend of the Seven Stars
    Super Mario World
    Super Metroid
    Final Fantasy III (US)
    Killer Instinct
    Kirby Super Star
    Mega Man X
    Mega Man X2
    Mega Man X3
    Shin Kidou Senki Gundam W - Endless Duel
    Street Fighter II Turbo - Hyper Fighting
    U.N. Squadron
    Final Fight
    Final Fight 3
     
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    Final Fight
    Street Fighter 2 Turbo
    Super Mario RPG - Legend of the Seven Stars
    Super Mario World
    Top Gear
    Top Gear 2
     
  11. MFDC12

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    +1 super metroid

    best snes game imo [​IMG]

    +1 clock tower
    that game is damn creepy even on the snes!

    +1 a link to the past
     
  12. Takeshi
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    The list is up to date.
     
  13. Blaze163

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    Lack of Jelly Boy makes me sad....

    seriously, the guy can turn into a hammer and smack enemies in the face. That's awesome. especially if like me you get it boxed with manual on ebay for 99p [​IMG]
     
  14. SpaceJump

    SpaceJump Where's my new 2D-Metroid?

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    Metroid Legacy is a Super Metroid hack. It is a great one! It's so good it could be Super Metroid 2. Everyone who likes Super Metroid should play it!

    My votes:
    Obviously Super Metroid and Legacy
    Super Mario RPG
    Zelda
    Super Mario World
    Yoshi's Island
    Super Mario All-Stars
    Sparkster
    Contra 3
    Super Turrican
    SSF2
    Tiny Toons
    Castlevania IV
    Mortal Kombat 2 and 3
    Chrono Trigger
    All DKCs
    Super Mario Kart

    Ah, memories...
     
  15. AsPika2219

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    Cats City
    Sim City and Sim City 2000 is my best games for creating buildings!

    Bahamut Lagoon is the best strategies games!
     
  16. Takeshi
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    List updated. Thanks SpaceJump for the info on Metroid Legacy!

    Also @SpaceJump: Which Tiny Toons game did you mean?
     
  17. RchUncleSkeleton

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    I Vote:

    Chrono Trigger
    Donkey Kong Country
    Earthbound
    E.V.O The Search for Eden
    Final Fight
    F-Zero
    Goof Troop
    Joe & Mac(Caveman Ninja)
    Kirby's Dreamland 3
    Kirby Super Star
    Legend of the Mystical Ninja
    Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
    Magical Quest Starring Mickey Mouse
    Mega Man X
    Rock N' Roll Racing
    Starfox
    Street Fighter II Turbo: Hyper Fighting
    Sunset Riders
    Super Bonk
    Super Castlevania IV
    Super Ghouls 'N Ghosts
    Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
    Super Mario World
    Super Metroid
    Super Off-Road(The original...not that god awful "The Baja" one)
    Super Punch-Out!!
    Teenage Mutant Ninja Turltes IV: Turtles in Time
    Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster Busts Loose
    Uncharted Waters 2: New Horizons
    Zombies Ate My Neighbors

    those are the games I had most fun with as a kid and still have fun with to this day!
     
  18. amosmyn

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    Chrono Trigger
    Contra III
    Earthbound
    Super Punch-Out!!
    Super Metroid
    Super Mario World 2
    Super Kaizo Mario 2 (Hack)
    Super Mario RPG
    Mega Man X2
    Mega Man X
    Mega Man 7
    Prince of Persia
    Secret of Mana
    Donkey Kong Country 2
    Legend of Zelda - A Link to the Past
    Fire Emblem: Seisen no Keifu
     
  19. Atomglow

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    Terranigma
    Donkey Kong Country 1 + 2
    Yoshis Island
    Super Street Fighter 2 The World Warrior
    Stunt Race
    Starwing

    I've much more favourite games, but I like this ones best.
     
  20. 431unknown

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    I'll throw some votes at:
    Actraiser 1 & 2
    Soul Blazer
    Star Fox
    E.V.O. Search for Eden
    Final Fantasy 2 & 3 (USA numbering)
    Contra 3
    TMNT 4 turtles in time

    I'd also like to nominate Drakken and Lagoon since I did not see them in any part of the list. There are more, but I'll let them for another time.