Enjoyed seeing everyone responses in the PS1 thread, as well as throwing around some nostalgia. As I stated in the previous, I was going to be posing this question for each console over time. This time, it's Super Nintendo Entertainment System. Also known as Super NES, SNES, and of course Super Famicom.
Here's my top 20 SNES Titles:
1.Final Fantasy III
– Formally known as FF6, this title is easily my favorite FF of all time. The cast was amazing, the customization was great, the leveling and unique skills were well thought out, and the story was a good one to boot.
2.Final Fantasy II
– Probably one of my first ever JRPGs that made me realize how great JRPGs were. It changed how I viewed story telling in video games and had a fantastic cast including the wonderful Palom and Porom.
3.Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
– Taking the genre of action adventure to a whole new level, ALTTP definitely set the bar high after its release. Huge world to explore, amazing visuals, fun items/weapons, and great dungeons.
- The most visually stunning titles of the SNES era, as well as one of the best gameplay you’ll find in JRPG history. This title rivals most Final Fantasy titles for me. Which makes sense because it’s from Squaresoft.
5.Secret of Mana
– It’s hard to choose between Zelda and SoM for me personally. I loved SoM because of its combat system and gameplay. While it didn’t have the depth of Zelda, it was still a classic in my book.
6.Super Mario World
– Easily my favorite Mario titles of all time. I sunk so many hours into mastering this title. I especially loved YOSHI!
7.Super Mario Kart
– Ah the title that started a legacy. SMK was a great kart style racing game that also had a fun versus mode that my family/friends enjoyed for years.
8.Mega Man X
– One of my favorite Mega Man titles of all time. Not only did you gain abilities as you went along, but you also built Mega Man from a weak blue guy into a decked out armored wrecker. Can’t tell you how many times I played through this one.
– Easily one of my first ever racing titles that I ever got caught up in. Taking racing to the future, as well as rival competition. It was also one of the first racing games I ever seen that had life bars! Oh how adrenalin pumping it was to go through those tight corners while low on health. Waiting to hit a wall and go BOOM!
10.Zombies Ate My Neighbors
– The first ever true zombie invasion game I remember playing. As well as it struck a chord for the zombie fanatic in me. The gameplay was wonderful, the weapon selection was tight, and the exploration made it a classic.
11.Super Mario RPG
– Who can forget that wonderful opening scene where Mario mimics Bowser? Or having a turn based system in a Mario title? SMRPG was a smash hit with me, and is singly the reason why I can’t wait for the 3DS’s Paper Mario Sticker Star.
12.Donkey Kong Country
– Now this is the Donkey Kong I grew to know and love. A fun, visually amazing, and action filled 2D platformer that had banana collecting fever about it.
13.Super Star Wars
– Wait, a Star Wars game that is good? Why yes! This great title brought the many faces of Star Wars into a fantastic 2D platformer. Though I remember how frustrated I got trying to beat the huge midget filled tank.
– I have a soft spot in my heart for Castlevania. While I left it in the PS era, Super Castlevania was one of the first that got me hooked into this 2D platformer/slasher series.
15.TMNT: Turtles In Time
– Classic arcade style beat’em up that me and my brothers enjoyed playing quite a bit.
– Metroid on NES was great, but Super Metroid was insanely deep and well designed. While I spent hours searching for the next upgrade to get to the next area and spent plenty of time writing down maps, it was still amazing.
17.Street Fighter II
– I can’t tell you how often I got together with my friends and had some matches on Street Fighter II. It was the original fighter I got into, and still remains one of the only fighters I ever cared to play.
– This game was very addicting. You control a helicopter that is sent on missions to save people, destroy stuff, or grab supplies. It was a blast and very unique.
– Ah, the Bugs Bunny of the gaming world. This crazy feline had so much color and humor about him that he won a place in my family’s heart. I still remember the day we all busted up laughing when he started knocking on the TV screen as we were eating dinner.
– “Why so low on the list?!” Well, I didn’t get to play as far into this as I’d like. However it’s still an amazing game that’s worth making my list above many others. A modern-day RPG with creative mechanics, I enjoyed it!
So how about you all? What's your favorite SNES titles ever?