Top 10 Nintendo Games of All Time

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The Top Ten

1
The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Great and amazing game!
Such a revolutionary game and really changed the way games were made from there on out!
No game has ever reached this amount of perfection and caliber as this one did.
And another thing, WHY THE HELL IS GUITAR HERO ON THIS LIST?!?!
GUITAR HERO IS MADE BY ACTIVISION NOT NINTENDO!
You know the feeling Pokémon gives to the player? That feeling of "you're in the game"? Well, this game gives that feeling too, but instead of walking around and make your Pokémons fight, in this one you slay monsters in attempt to save your world. Definitely worth its spot. Who the hell added guitar hero.
You know a game is fantastic when you find yourself coming back to it again and again, even after you've beaten it! I have never stopped loving this game, and it will forever be the best Zelda game ever created!
[Newest]I love the different songs in the game.

2Super Smash Bros. Brawl
This should DEFIANTLY be #1. If you are a big gamer you have to like this game. It has all of your favorite characters with their own stage and special powers. In this game, it can easily bring out each characters personality and skills. The extras are some of the best parts of the game. Also, for anybody that thinks its just stupid fighting, it's a lot more that that. There's a story mode, fun training and lots of skill-building mini games. If you don't like this game, play it.
WHY isn't THIS NUMBER 1?! It has all my favorite characters and more. I'm addicted to adventure mode, and the brawls are great. Great story line, bringing all of nintendos best games together for an epic game. Absolutely love it. All time greatest characters fom all time greatest game. I can make teams of people from other games. I love how the pokemon are added, ugh, perfect game.

dragonfly99

This needs to be number one and I have a list of games that are not nintendo but are not in here! Guitar hero 3, final fantasy, resident evil, pac-man, popeye, and the simpsons game and those are not nintendo games!
[Newest]Definitely Smash Bros all the way.

3Super Mario Bros. 3
Why is SMB3 the only mainstream Super Mario game/cartoon with the Frog Suit?! Why does it even debut there instead of Mario Land?!
Fun game happy music hard super nice gameplay cool bosses the relse of the koopa kids and some levels you can just fly over wit the super leaf like the cape feder in super mario world best game ever!
All the levels and secrets in this game are breathtaking.

Oreanta


4The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess
How does this come before Skyward Sword and Link to the Past? This is a much better game than those two
I really loved this game!
I cannot understand how people hate this game
[Newest]Very, very good Zelda. Second best after Ocarina of Time.

5The Legend of Zelda: Majora's Mask
Guitar hero isn't even a nintendo game this list is just weird. I had no idea paper mario was this popular, and I really don't think super smash bros deserves that much credit. I predicted number one, but I couldn't predict anything else. Majora's mask is my favorite zelda game, and it would have either been this or super mario 64, so I just went with this.
Probably the deepest and the most compelx Zelda series game. The plot is just amazing and full of meaning which can be interpreted in many ways. The best N64, Zelda and action adventure game of all times. It's unique and refined. If you don't like video games and you didn't play this one... you have no idea what are you talking.
I feel that this is the perfect place for this game. But higher would be better. I think the Zelda and Mario games made Nintendo to what it is today and this is probably the best Zelda game ever.

6Super Mario 64
It's still a fun game to play.
Greatest 3D Mario of all.
This what started it all for the bestselling handheld..

xCHAOSNARUTOx


7Super Smash Brothers
Ohh... these bring back memories!

Oreanta

Hours of goreless fighting.

QTANTOBA

all three of em are grear #1

bluemachine


8Super Smash Bros Melee
A masterpiece of a game that can be played by absolutely anyone, and need I mention that this game has stayed relevant in gaming longer than almost any other game, 2014, and this is still being played by professionals at major events, some may say that smash never needed to be competitive, but I disagree. Much better than Brawl
Super Smash Bros Melee was a fantastic fighting game with an amazing roster of characters. It is probably the best game on the Gamecube. I'm surprised the other 2 Smash Bros are ahead of Melee.
Best in the smash brothers series

9The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker
This game is AMAZING! It's my favourite legend of Zelda game. He child like features and amazing sound track make a great game. Plus, the new hd version is super and I can't see and flaws. Sure, it can be annoying waiting and waiting in a sail boat traveling around, but the game makes up for it. There's been loads of times I've went to dragon roast island just to dance around to the music. Personally, this game should be in the top 3 at least.

Cheesecakepony10

Great storyline and graphics (Opinion: Better than Twilight Princess) Opinion! I value yours.
Mario Kart 8 should like 20 to 10. It's so so epic.

10Paper Mario
The greatest RPG game ever. So much better than ocarina of time or any legend of zelda game.

babbott15


The Contenders

11Super Mario Galaxy
This is one of the first games to get 3d platforming right in this generation so seriously 15, give me a break
15? REALLY? Ythis is the greatest gmae invented! Gamerankigns even shows it t has the best aggregate score! And yet oot still gets all the credit. :(

HeavyDonkeyKong


12Super Metroid
HOW IS THIS NOT TOP 10?! This game is GENIUS, everything is amazing about it and only few other Nintendo games compare. The fact that SSB1 and Paper Mario is in top 10, yet this, Super Mario 64 and Super Mario World aren't shows how moronic this site is. VOTE!
What makes this game so great is how it combines the fun platforming of a 2-D mario game and the concept of an alien space hunter, the first metroid. I just love this game.
Super metroid should be in the top 10s it is the best game for the snes!
[Newest]Best SNES game there is

13Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
No doubt this is one of Link's most memorable adventures.

Oreanta

I havn't played ocarina enough to know if its better than this

moose4life19


14Super Mario World
The game who brought up the best character ever who is Yoshi deserves one spot
Music best music ever greate game play and its fun
The best game ever

15Super Mario Bros.
The good old Mario Bros.

16Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
One of my favorite games of all time in my opinion! I love it SO MUCH! I played it non-stop when I first got it.
up with paper mario! Dang he should have been in Smash bros. Brawl.

Oreanta

Who doesn't love the RPG elements combined with a superb platformer?

Oreanta

[Newest]Best paper Mario game

17Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Mario Galaxy 2 was AWESOME! WHY IS IT NUMBER 19!?
Should be number 10. Better than A Link to the Past and so on.
One of the best wii games. Should be in the top 10

18Pokemon Red
Best. Game. Of. Pokemon. Series.
Why isn't this no. One this is my childhood in a nutshell? So life change fun and revolutionary, nintendo wouldn't be half as succesful if it wasnt for pokemon and mario series

Nikokomomo


19Star Fox 64
WHAT! 42nd! WHAT! This is the most amazing game I ever played. Unique levels, butt-kickin' animals, easy-to-learn maneuvers, great graphics, challenging bosses, vs. Mode, training mode for beginners, different power-ups & great critical reception. SHAME ON THOSE WHO THINK MARIOKART DS IS BETTER! That game is bull-crap! CrAppY GraPh1cs, impossible controls, pathetic battle mode & shameful track selection. How the heck does that piece of crap compare to this cartridge of glory on a phenomenon of a console. HOW!

20Fire Emblem: Awakening
Has a lot of depth, great story and characters. DLC is good too.

21Fire Emblem: Radiant Dawn
The wonderful storyline in this game is awe-inspiring. The battle sequences are a wonderful touch.

Oreanta

ZOMG hours of my life well spent finishing this 4 times

Gunti


22Guitar Hero 3
While perhaps one of the most amazing games ever released on a Nintendo console, it could be in no way considered a "Nintendo game". It kinda "belongs" on the other consoles, really, and just happens to be released on the Wii.

But boy, I am glad that this game is available on the Wii :3

Maplestrip

With songs like:

Rock you like a Hurricane
Through the Fire and Flames
One
Paranoid
Stricken
Knights of Cydonia
Cult of Personality
Raining Blood
Before I Forget
Slow Ride

I can go on and on...

AymanKabir

Wow... what a selection of guitars, characters and songs. Definitely a top 10.

Oreanta


23PAC-MAN
This isn't a Nintendo game! It's a Namco game!
PAC-MAN would be an arcade game, first ported to quite a few Atari and PC systems before eventually coming to the NES. The franchise happens to have had some Nintendo releases, but is in no way affiliated with Nintendo, so why in the world is this in this list? XP

Maplestrip


24Animal Crossing
Animal crossing is the best game ever! I can't believe it's so far down. You can do whatever you want in this game. You get connected with the characters VERY easily. I've been playing this all my life, and I can gladly say this game is the best.

25Kid Icarus: Uprising
Fun and original from start to finish. Can you get a 100% complete file? Most people can't. If I compared this game to another I would compare it to call of duty. Why? Well this game has you fighting killing and blasting your way through enemies (most certainly has a difference). To top it off there is that online gaming that everyone loves. This game even has hilarious dialogue and eye popping levels that will bring you back for more. And wait... Does that rock have a face!?!
An expansive, funny and addictive shooter with brilliant voice acting, mesmerizing music and a punishing difficulty system. One of the top games in existence.
Pit sounds terrible in this game.

26Metroid Prime #
I just picked up this game a few months ago, and I have to say I have never enjoyed a game this much. It aged perfectly, unlike most Zelda games (except Wind Waker), and it's worth playing, 'cause it's fun, unlike most Mario games. damn masterpiece, that's what this game is.
... this game is... FANTASTIC!
This game should defimetly be in the top ten it has by far the best plot in a nitendo game the game play is sick and halo was baed of the prime series. It is the best metroid game hands down.

27Conker's Bad Fur Day
This is my favorite game ever. It's so funny!

28Kirby's Epic Yarn
When is there going to be a Diddy Kong Yarn actually by Good Feel & Nintendo?

29Mario Kart: Double Dash
I can;t believe smash brothers brawl got ahead of this when all you do is fight.

30Super Mario Sunshine
It is just so fun but where did all the brown poop come from?

31Super Mario 3D World
Princess Daisy should've replaced the pathetic, bad-tempered Princess Peach.

32Resident Evil 4
It's on gamecube but it's by capcom

xCHAOSNARUTOx


33The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword
Oh. My. God. Send this game to the top of the list, for goodness' sake! Great locations, amazing dungeons, awesome bosses, intriguing story... Skyward Sword has it all!
Revolutionized the way motion controls works and had one of the most epic storylines of all time. Simply a masterpiece.
My favorite Zelda game best storyline funny villain origans of the master sword and hyrule should be at the top of the list.

34Metroid Prime 2 Echos

35 Pokemon Silver

36Donkey Kong

37Chrono Trigger
The most emotional and compelling adventure ever, even better than Zelda, oh, and I'm not just copying what I saw on the package, this is the real deal.

38Mario Kart 64

39Donkey Kong Country Returns

40Pokemon Sapphire
Who can forget the secret base mode? Probably the best thing about the game.

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41Banjo-Kazooie

42New Super Mario Bros. U
Why is new super mario bros you all the way down here? This game is one of the best games on the wii you
New geneason of gaming

43Mario Kart Wii

44Pokemon Emerald

45Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
Geno! Lands end! And the ability to play as Bowzer!

46Pokemon FireRed

47Kingdom Hearts Dream Drop Distance

48The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening DX
Got it on 3ds 3rd best Zelda I've played

49Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time

50Mario Kart DS

51Final Fantasy (Original Game Boy)

52Luigi's Mansion
Fun game music to die for you can call me stuped but its my list fun game
This is the game that sealed Nintendo having a game for EVERY type of game being the first exploration game that was actually fun. I REGRET NOTHING!

bonezee


53The Legend of Zelda
Defeat ganon and others

54Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Blue Rescue Team

55Donkey Kong Country

56Pokemon Diamond

57Kirby: Squeak Squad

58Earthbound
This RPG is a little known or heard of gem, but is amazing! Go play it now!
Should be much higher up. Play the game.
This is my favorite game!

59Pokémon Stadium

60Mario Kart 7
New items and faster speed you can be your miis Fly and Swim
It's so nice Stupeds I like playing it

61Zelda II: The Adventure of Link
Fun game awesome music one of the best nitendo games ever

62The World Ends With You
Great game but... It's by Square Enix, not Nintendo.

63Pikmin 2
Greate straeagy game you con kill a boss up down left or rhigt now no time limit

64Mario Superstar Baseball

65Pokemon X

66Donkey Kong 64

67Bubble Bobble
Mmmm... how fun! This classic arcade game sure brings back memories.

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68The Simpsons Game

69Mario Party Advance

70F-Zero X

71Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
Wait… Wut? Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, the game that Kept the SNES around for a whole year after it's original US cancellation date, the game that revolutionized Mario games and platform games in general? This isn't my favorite Nintendo game, but it gets my vote simply because it needs to be higher. MUCH HIGHER.

72Body Harvest

73Duck Hunt

74Wii Sports Resort

75Sonic Generations

76Animal Crossing: City Folk
How can you not love the cute animals? This game is amazing! I played ALL the Animal Crossings, and this Is the best one for sure.

77Ice Climber

78Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
Best metroid game hands down. and by far best story in a Nintendo game
Good game fun music

79Professor Layton and the Unwound Future
this is the best game ever

80Mario Strikers Charged

81New Super Mario Bros.
It is not good or bad the boss battles don't make sense.
Best Mario game of all time!

82Mario Party 5
Why this game isn't among Nintendo titles as the whole series?

83Startropics
A Zelda-like game forgotten in time.

84The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Seasons

85The Legend of Zelda: Oracle of Ages

86Star Tropics II: Zoda's Revenge

87Mario Party

88Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga
Best game ever hands down
Best game of all video gaming town
Shots fired
It's only ranked 80 the people making these lists should be fired
Because of this game playing you will never be tired
All other games should retreat
Because when it comes to gaming this one can not be beat

89Mario vs. Donkey Kong

90Mario Pinball Land

91Metroid

92Balloon Fight: Nintendo Nes

93Kirby Super Star

94Star Fox

95F-zero

96Metroid II: Return of Samus

97Clu Clu Land

98Wrecking Crew

99Mach Rider

100Donkey Kong 3

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