Best Nintendo Series

The Top Ten

1 Mario Bros.

I've never been into the Zelda games so I have to go with Mario. They're so addicting!

I loved mario for like forever!

Are any of these items even real? Tell me Gigiyas! Mario and Princess Peach are great characters. They are graceful to the kingdom. Pokemon is filled with annoying creatures just...battling!

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2 Legend of Zelda

I've yet to find another series that gives as much satisfaction and sense of adventure and purpose as the Zelda franchise. Fantastic games, even the weakest entries are fun.

Oh, YEAH! This series is just so great. It never gets old, and all of them are incredible! You never know what plot twists will come because the story in every single game (ESPECIALLY Majora's Mask, which is my favorite) is amazing, the sidequests, are really fun and entertaining, and you go through emotional tales of adventure that will just keep you on the edge of your seat the whole time! Two thumbs up from me!

Legend of zelda has a great story line unlike mario or any other games I've played. This has been a great experience playing

I like Mario I really do but Zelda is best game

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3 Pokemon

Pokemon, while it can seem repetitive, is a world of itself. The games do their best to immerse you in this world, and if they can do that, then you've been hooked. The series has many incarnations, spin-offs, and even a niche for the competitive players. Overall, one of the top series of all time. - LordFlashFire

I know this question is completely unrelated to Pokemon but why is sonic on this list when it's not a Nintendo series?

Pokemon has lunch boxes, a modern show, playing cards, and it is super common to find as a toy at McDonald's how would anything beat it?

Ultra sun and ultra moon is like forgiving for sun and moon on how bad it is by giving all the legendarys

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4 Super Smash Bros.

Super Smash Bros has all of your favorite Nintendo Allstars and allows you to see what would happen if they were in a fight.

This franchise let me know more of the other Nintendo franchises besides Mario, Pokemon and Kirby. - truespongebobfan

This game is awesome best fighting video game series ever

It’s every Nintendo franchise in the best videogame crossover ever!

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5 Kirby

Part of my YouTube Channel Name if I make one has /Deluxe, which is part of the Kirby Triple Deluxe game.

Wjy is sonic and Minecraft here they not Nintendo -

Kirby is da best kirby

Kirby games have a place in your heart, even though they are easy, the are the funnest Nintendo games I have ever played :
Kirby games have sensational graphics, the powers are AMAZING
Kirby should deserve better and that is my opinion
Even though Kirby is not that well known, he is the best to all the kirby fans.

6 Metroid

What is Metroid doing all the way down here?! Seriously, 11?! Honestly, Metroid deserves better, which is obviously my opinion because I'm voting for it. Metroid has so much more than other Nintendo games, and some of the ones that are higher aren't even Nintendo series. Come on, Metroid deserves way better than this.

Metroid has always been my favorite. I've been playing it since the 90's... it was the first game I ever played. Nothing compares.

Metroid has the best game ever

6 percent? 6 PERCENT!? 6 PERCENNTT!?

But seriously, more people need to know about this series.

7 Donkey Kong

I want a 3rd entry in Donkey Kong's "Returns" series more than Metroid Prime 4.

8 Earth Bound

The mother trilogy as it should be called has taken the spot as my favorite series. Ever. LoZ would have won, but it's less consistent in quality, though there are many more games. The reason for the Mother Trilogy being so good is that it really is unique, sure there are other rpg's, but how many of them have you fighting a overweight bully who's working with an insane alien, AND has you finding stuff in trash.
Not many, that's for sure.

I am a die hard Zelda fan but, the closest Zelda game to almost make me cry was OoT. The difference is Mother 3 and Earthbound made me want to re-think my life and the games literally made me sit in awe after I completed them. There is no other series like the Mother series but, Zelda I would put second for sure.

Best game I've ever played on any Nintendo platform. Great score, hilarious story, interesting characters. One of the few games that I ever just sat down and played straight through. A classic and truly enjoyable game.

This game is so good. Along with mother 1 and 3. Special place in my heart.

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9 Mario Kart

Hopefully we can have a opened level Mario kart

I'd agree. If Mario Kart 9 gets a Story Mode, then it would be a Day 1 Purchase. - Pikachu7586

It is part of Mario.

10 Wario Land

The Contenders

11 Animal Crossing

Will suck your soul from what you think is real. But I love it.


12 Star Fox

Love Star Fox Assault :D and Star Fox 64.

13 Donkey Kong Country
14 Fire Emblem

Love I mean love Fire Emblem so much. But why is every body complaining about Mine craft I can not find it I see sonic but no Minecraft I think fix something for once.

Maybe it's the turn-based gameplay that doesn't make players tick. I love this set of games for how deeply fleshed-out their storylines are.

People really need to give this brilliant series some more love

Fire emblem is nintendos best work. No game in the world is more fun. No nt even Zelda! I AM LOOKING AT YOU DAD!

15 F-Zero
16 Pikmin

Amazing strategy game different from everything else Nintendo has!

Was not as popular in US but still a great series!


17 Paper Mario
18 Xeno
19 Kid Icarus

I love Kid Icarus Uprising

20 Magical Starsign
21 Splatoon

Many shooters nowadays are all the same - gritty, gory games that little kids play to feel cool. However Nintendo with splatoon and splatoon 2 has turned the mechanics of shooters games (kill) and slapped it in the face. The goal of splatoon is to cover the area with as much ink as you can, a delightful breath of fresh air from normal shooter games. All of the ranked modes are fun (tower control gets absolutely crazy), the single-player campaign is much better than I ever expected to be, and all of the weapons and outfits are varied in use and style. Splatoon 2 built upon these foundations and this is looking to one day be on the Mount Rushmore of nintendo (Mario, Zelda, Pokemon, Kirby).

22 Advance Wars
23 Mega Man

This should be higher

24 Yoshi's Island
25 Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog Sonic the Hedgehog, trademarked Sonic The Hedgehog, is the title character and protagonist of the Sonic the Hedgehog series released by Sega, as well as numerous spin-off comics, five animated shows, and an animated OVA.

Sonic the Hedgehog is the best! I don't know why it's on this list though. This isn't made by Nintendo. Could some please fix this?


26 Mario & Luigi
27 Bomberman

I don't know why I love this. But I love it and it's crazy awesome.

I agree dude. Multiplayer is only 2nd to smash.

It's epic! Who doesn't love a bunch of bombs going boom!
Multiplayer? Like, Heck Yeah!
Bomberman is the BOMB!

28 WarioWare
29 Professor Layton Professor Layton Professor Hershel Layton is a fictional character and the main protagonist of the Professor Layton fictional universe, created by Level-5.


30 The Legendary Starfy
31 Punch-Out!!

I can't believe Pikmin is on here, but Punch Out isn't. Punch Out is one of the best game series because it offers a great challenge, especially in Title Defense.

32 Wii Series
33 Pac-Man

Pokemon is as good as Pac-man and in my opinion its funner

The world's famous arcade game character! Everyone looks for him and his games in an arcade. Screw Pokemon, PAC-man rocks!

34 Ice Climbers

Go Ice Climbers! Sadly, they didn't make it into the next Smash Bros. game because of technical difficulties on the 3DS version. :(

35 Game & Watch
36 Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games
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