Top 10 Most Iconic Mario Games

These Mario games are very iconic. They're extremely popular and very good. Some of the games also got remakes.

The Top Ten

1 Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros is probably the most iconic Mario game of all time. It was first released in 1985. It gained a lot of popularity in the late 80s and 90s. Almost everyone knows this game. It's still extremely popular and well known as of today. This game also had a couple of remakes. This game had a remake in 1993. It was one of the 4 games in the Super Mario All-Star game. The graphics changed a lot as well. This game got another remake in 1999. It was Super Mario Deluxe for the Game Boy Color. The Mario game for the Game Boy Color is still the same game just like the original game that came out in 1985, except it got new features in it. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

Super mario bros is a good mario game I played it a little bit on wii u virtual console - trains45

Well, this started it all! - BorisRule

The classic - ElSherlock

2 Super Mario World

This a good mario game I played it a few times on virtual console and the gameboy version on a ds lite - trains45

Super Mario World's one of the best Mario games for the SNES. This game released between 1990 and 1992, depending the region. It gained a lot of popularity in the 90s. This game's very unique and it has several new features that most Mario games didn't have yet. Eventually, this game got a remake for the Game Boy Advance. It's called Super Mario World: Super Mario Advance 2. It was released in 2001/2002, depending the region. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

My favourite Mario game. - BorisRule

The graphics and sprites in particular make this game iconic. Combined with great levels this is the best 2D mario game - darthvadern

3 Super Mario 64

Easily the most innovative game in the series until odyssey - Randomator

The most iconic of the 3D games - darthvadern

Super Mario 64's a very popular game that got extremely popular in the late 90s. It released in 1996/1997, depending the region. Most people will recognize this game. In 2004, they made a new remake for the Nintendo DS. It became popular again in the 2000s. The DS version also features mini games. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

4 Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros 3 is also another popular Mario game. In Japan, it was released in 1988. In North America, it was released in 1990. Super Mario Bros 3 got a remake for the Super Mario All-Star game in 1993. The graphics have changed a lot compared to the original game. Eventually, they made another version for the Game Boy Advance. It's Called Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros 3. It was released in 2003. Some new features were added as well. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

Another classic much like Super Mario Bros. and Super Mario World - darthvadern

5 New Super Mario Bros

Amazing and very fun game to play. - Userguy44

The Wii is more iconic in my opinion - darthvadern

New Super Mario Bros is probably the most iconic Mario game in the 2000s. This game released in 2006. It became really popular in the late 2000s. This game's very unique and they added a lot of great features. It's also the best selling DS game of all time. This game also have mini games. It was also the first game from the New Super Mario Bros series to come in existence. Almost everyone will recognize this game. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

The best of the “New” series - Randomator

6 Super Mario Bros. 2

Super Mario Bros 2 is an iconic, yet unique Mario game that was first released in 1988. This game had a remake for the Super Mario All-Star game in 1993. Same as Super Mario Bros, the graphics changed a lot. This game had another remake in 2001. It's Super Mario Advance: Super Mario Bros 2 for the Game Boy Advance. Unlike the original game and their previous remake, the Game Boy Advance version had a lot of new features. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

This one's definitely a bit iconic with its different gameplay - darthvadern

Sure it’s just a doki doki panic reskin but it’s still really unique compared to every other Mario game - Randomator

7 Super Mario Odyssey

Biggest and most innovative 3D Mario game since 64. Even then the cappy mechanism and being able to capture things takes 3D Mario beyond what any of the other games could - Randomator

8 Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels

Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels is very similar to Super Mario Bros. It was released in 1986. The only differences between this game and the one that was released in 1985 (Super Mario Bros) is that the designs are different and the levels are harder. Super Mario Bros: The Lost Levels got a remake for the Mario All-Star game in 1993. In 1999, they made another version for the Game Boy Advance game, Super Mario Deluxe. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

I'd not say this is iconic. Rather the opposite - darthvadern

9 Super Mario Galaxy
10 Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island

Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island's quite an iconic game. Baby Mario's on a Yoshi in this game. It released in 1995. Eventually, this game had a remake called Yoshi's Island: Super Mario Advance 3. It released in 2002/2003, depending the region. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

No yoshi game after this has been more iconic which shows this game's iconicness - darthvadern

I wouldn’t count this as a Mario game because it’s more centered around Yoshi but that’s just me - Randomator

The Contenders

11 Mario Kart 64

Unfortunately - darthvadern

It’s a bit overrated - Randomator

12 Mario Kart: Double Dash!!

This the best mario kart had fun playing it a few weeks ago - trains45

One of the best and most unique Mario Kart games - Randomator

Mario Kart: Double Dash is a very popular Game Cube game that released in 2003. This game was quite popular in the 2000s. It's tracks are very unique. Most Mario Kart players will recognize this game. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

One of the most iconic mario karts - darthvadern

13 Mario Party
14 Super Mario Sunshine

This a good mario game I used to own it on my old gamecube hope to get it again - trains45

15 New Super Mario Bros. Wii

New Super Mario Bros Wii's the second New Super Mario Bros game that came in existence. It was released in 2009. It got really popular in the early 2010s. New features were added. This game got a lot of new power ups as well. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

16 Paper Mario
17 Mario Golf
18 Mario Party 3
19 Super Mario Kart

Iconic only because it’s the first Mario Kart. There’s definitely a lot of flaws - Randomator

20 Super Mario Maker
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