Ranking Super Nintendo games is basically an impossible task. Go through any “best-of” list around the interwebs and you’ll see an absolutely loaded selection of games, featuring some of the true all-time greats.
Looking through the selection of games for other video game systems, I have little doubt this was the greatest console of all time. There’s just so much depth.
So how do you sift through all of that?
After making my own list, I still don’t know.
I do know my inspiration came about in part because of the release of the Super NES Classic, a retro system release (featuring 20 games from the original lineup … and one new one) which I recently read has been outselling “new” consoles like the Switch and Playstation 4.
That it’s resonating in a major way is no surprise to me. I bought one myself!
Read on for a list of 30 reasons why Super Nintendo nostalgia is at an all-time high.