First comments section I've read all the way through in ages. I'm not sure what the standing on Quintet is but guessing licensing there too. The first Donkey Kong Country was considered revolutionary in 1994 and picked up numerous Game of the Year awards, but the sequel improved upon it in every way imaginable. I agree with Chrono Trigger and the other two DKC games. Breath of Fire II @LUIGITORNADO I'm not sure that it has the definitive versions of the NES games. A lot of us SNES kids grew up with all stars rather than the originals on NES. Turtles in Time, Killer Instinct, and Actraiser are mong my absolute favorites. All Rights Reserved. The current crop of games that Nintendo selected for the SNES Classic Edition are somewhat thin on nodding toward the sports … The NES Classic and Nintendo Switch Online have given new life to some of our favorite 8-bit classics. Still missing Secret of Evermore which I love. Uniracers could have never made it to the SNES mini:. Megaman X229. Feature: 30 Upcoming Nintendo Switch Games To Look Forwar... Guide: Got Yourself A New Nintendo Switch? Your opinion matters! Pick the faster red car meant burning more fuel and more pit stops. Secret of Evermore One of my all time favourite co-op games. @Deanster101 I mean side scrolling beat em ups in the vein of final fight, tmnt, etc. Challenging but fair, there’s a number of weapons to unlock and some memorable boss battles. , Ok I'll do a list too screw it lol!Sunset RidersZombies ate my Neighbors Super Mario All Stars w/world Pocky & Rocky 1&2DKC 2&3Top Gear 1,2 & 3000BlackthorneSmash TVKnights of the RoundFinal Fight 2,3Rival TurfBuster BrosGradius 3ActraiserMicro Machines Sagaia space invaders Arkanoid I'm sure I missed quite a few!! Both this one and the N64 version. Known as Uniracers in North America, this unique and speedy racing title from DMA Design (later Rockstar North – whatever happened to them?) Lufia & The Fortress of Doom Donkey Kong Country 2 Pocky & Rocky 2 These scenarios include tasks ranging from managing traffic problems to fending off alien attacks. The levels in the TMNT games feel decidedly more interactive than those typically found in the genre. Yes, some titles posted here were of course SNES staples, but it's hard to argue what games are included aren't all good at worst, half a dozen bona fide all-time classics. As for games I'd like to have seen included, Sunset Riders, Ninja Warriors Again, Pocky & Rocky 1 and 2, Super Bonk 1 and 2(just played those recently. I still have both with their boxes and booklets and everything. Having at least DKC2 on it would have been great. Tetris Attack? Perhaps best to leave it off on safety grounds, then. Pure Nostalgia, I had one of these in my early teens. Despite its flaws, Donkey Kong Country 3 was one of the best late-era SNES games. Whether you were being carried away by powerful drafts in a mine shaft or trenching through honey-filled bee hives, you were never sure what to expect next. The time travel gimmick gives players a tremendous amount of freedom, and the adventure is a lot less linear than most games since there are so many optional side quests and numerous ways for the game to end. Non-licensed omissions that seem weird to me are DKC 2 and All-Stars. The system was bundled with two replica SNES controllers and had options that weren’t present on the previous year’s model (including a rewind feature), but it only came with 21 games installed instead of the 30 the NES Classic Edition had. I needed Actraiser to consider purchasing a SNES Mini--as it is, nope! Great list. Soulblazer This is so much better than the original SNES, the suspend point option is great. 10 classic games the SNES Mini is missing. Super Mario All StarsMario's time machineMario is missingTurtles in timeSim CityPilot Wings (I was disappointed as I did think this was included until about a month ago)Super R typeDKC 2&3Desert Strike (that would have been a cool addition to the console), Soul blazer Illusion of timeTerranigmaAct raiserMega man X2 & X3Magical quest starring Mickey MouseSuper Mario allstarsChrono triggerPocky & RockyThe lost vikingsAxelay Donkey Kong Country 2 & 3. @LUIGITORNADO "Definitive" is debatable. The SNES Mini really lacks a shooter and a sports game, and those three fill the void. Reading everyone's posts brought back some good memories. That all could have been one game and would have left room for other titles. Illusion of Gaia I came to post my love for Uniracers, and was pleasantly surprised to see it on the list. As much as I enjoy Mega Man X, I also appreciate the classic flavor of Mega Man 7. Super Mario Bros. 3 is the highlight of this NES re-release compilation, often considered (alongside Mario World) the greatest of the 2D Mario platformers. So let's suppose that the SNES mini had come loaded with an additional 20 games. The SNES Classic Edition has action/RPGs covered with A Link to the Past and Secret of Mana, but the inclusion of Terranigma could have helped to heal old wounds. All of us could add a bunch of different games to our wishlist, but I'm sure we can all agree on the games I mentioned. While I always appreciated the game, I felt it was a step down from Diddy’s Kong Quest. If only there was a way to get those great games added to the SNES mini. If you’ve got a choosy nature when it comes to SNES supported titles, and you want to know more about the best SNES games, we’ve got you covered. Or Dragon Quest III SFC version? The best-selling SNES game of all time, Super Mario Kart introduced the cartoony cast of kart racers and spawned one … Super NES Classic: 10 Great Games the System Does Not Have. This is why, if I had any say, I'd have designed the SNES Mini with a functioning mini cartridge slot, and I'd have it so consumers could buy additional mini-compilation carts down the line that each contain another 20-30 or so of the SNES' best games (I'd charge maybe $30-$40 each for them on something like that). Then, Japan also got our version of the game, named Yoshi's De Pon, or similar to that, on their Satelaview SNes add-on. And I'm sure there's others I'm forgetting... ActRaiser Donkey Kong is out, replaced by Dixie Kong, who has a useful floating move to avoid dangers. A great list, but I think it’s missing Tiny Toon Adventures Buster Busts Loose. Though not a prolific developer, Quintet produced some cracking games in its time (see also: ActRaiser). Check out our picks for the best NES games. Breath of Fire. I hope the N64 ones are included in the N64 Mini, I'm pretty sure I've lost my copy of Mystical Ninja 2. While SimCity is an easy-going game with no time limit and no definitive objective, there are also several scenarios for more goal-orientated individuals. After all, Tetris is one of the classic games not only on the NES, but ... Atari 2600 titles like ET set the stage for what is still known today as a group of games best avoided. I understand why Tetris Attack isn’t included on the SNES Classic, but it’s a glaring omission nonetheless. Ken Griffey's MLB Baseball. Hence, Kirby's Dream Course is the "golf" title on the Mini. Perhaps only fun in multiplayer. You add in Chrono Trigger that may make too many RPGs at once. This really speaks to how great the SNES actually was. 15? Pocky and Rocky 225. Save states and the new rewind feature are good additions, and the inclusion of a second controller (unlike with the NES mini) is welcome. And disappointed Nintendo life; no Stunt Race FX? If I had to sacrifice an existing SNES Mini game to fit these 2 it's one of the Kirby games and an RPG - or both Kirby games! But the classics are tucked into a cornucopia of lazy movie tie-ins, mediocre sports games, and … Players have to be mindful of the positioning of enemies, and the inclusion of team moves provides incentive to experiment with different party members. Gameplay isn't bad on either, but is kind of whatever. Chrono Trigger32. I found this by chance on the internet and ordered one as well as a few cartridges, mostly my favourate games from when I had my NES clone - Castlevania I&II, Contra I&II and Ninja Gaiden II&III. I kind of wish they'd release a translated Super Bomberman 5 or just Super Bomberman 2. Again hopefully the modders will address all our needs & desires!! Will hack my SNES just to get those! This would turn your dinky box of retro delights into an unsightly mass of cables that would inevitably strangle at least one of your guests. Super Star Wars Return of the Jedi Nintendo's best retro console isn't the SNES Classic, it's the 3DS. Hopefully Square Enix is saving it for a localised release of the Seiken Densetsu Collection instead. When this subject arises, three games immediately enter my head: UN Squadron, ISS Deluxe and Axelay. - Awesome in 2-playerZombies Ate My Neighbors - Awesome in 2-playerFinal Fight 3 - Awesome in 2-playerSuper Bomberman 2 - Awesome in 4 & 5 -player... Yeah, I see the problem...Mega Man X2Demons CrestDonkey Kong Country 2Super Turrican 2, @Sinton Lol, late reply here. Beyond that I think DKC 2 and Unirally make a lot of sense in isolation. I know licensing can be tricky, but the SNES Classic is in dire need of a great two-player beat ’em up, and Turtles in Time would have been the perfect game to fill this void. But that sense of satisfaction you get from upgrading your animal is so great. Soul Blazer The SNES has one of the best video games catalogs. @gurtifus YOU SIRE ARE A GENTLEMAN AND A SCHOLAR. This time around, though, the weapons you find are used for more than just battling enemies. Strategy and foresight are required if you want to compete at a higher level. The developers were sued by Pixar because the unicycle resembled a character from Red's dream, a Pixar short. The package includes the three other Super Mario Bros. titles (including the Japan only “Lost Levels”) and gives them a 16-bit audio-visual makeover. That said, more obscure choices like DBZ Hyper Dimension or Gundam Wing Endless Duel would have been lovely (but extremely unlikely) surprises. @Everyone_Else: I would have taken out of the mini: Plus Bomberman of course. A few more days and it will be hackes, so all of these and everythign else will be on it. @Joffy That was on the Super Famicom Mini so we didn't include it here. There was more variety in the stages, and new gimmicks were being introduced all the time. Good work everyone. This guy @DESS-M-8 saved me typing my own list out, great list and I love games like Batman Returns more than I should. When i played the emulated version many years after i have played the original i cried a little when i left the hometown. There's no capcom Disney games in this. Legend of the Mystical Ninja. Did Nintendo consider the game too hard for the Mini's (target) market/audience? Chrono Trigger might be the most notable absentee on the SNES Classic, as it is one of the best games on the system. As for licensed games I would have liked BATMAN: TAS or BATMAN RETURNS. It’s yet another Konami game (they were on fire back then!) I love the SNES classic line-up, but a few more 2 player games would have been great. SimCity spawned over a dozen sequels and spinoffs, but none captured the same beautiful simplicity. Cannon Fodder If two Castlevania games can be included on the NES Classic Edition, then I see no reason why the Blue Bomber couldn’t have made a couple of appearances as well. There's a lot of weird, obscure choices here. . Seemingly simple, the game quickly becomes engrossing as you try to perfect your run. GBC downgrades of I+II and III did come west, and eventually V and VI came west on the Nintendo DS. I wish that all the DKC games were included and of course Chrono Trigger. @Damo Ah fair enough, wish it would've made its way onto the PAL one. Good choices, though imo there really should have been a puzzle game on here, with multiplayer, like Tetris & Dr. Mario, that, ChronoTrigger, and Turtles in Time (or any other Beat-em-ups) would have rounded out the selection nicely. Larger characters include a dancing girl and a pig, and there are plenty of other weird moments such as the bullhorn you can pick up to unleash bizarre text phrases at your enemies such as “Toaster Overheated!”. Indiana Jones' Greatest AdventuresSuper Star Wars TrilogyPilotwingsTurtles in TimeAlien 3Batman ReturnsParodiusWing Commander (not exclusive but I spent a lot of time on this one!). The list of SNES Classic games covers a wide variety of genres, including racing games, role-playing games, fighting games, role playing games, action games, and more. @Dr_Corndog it has the definitive versions of the NES Mario games. SGnG, SF2T, SoM, SC4, C3, FF3(FF6). When a second player joins in, the game rivals Super Mario Kart in terms of how fun it is. . Yeah I agree with this list and could add a few more titles as well where Is final fight 3! I think it's the most-played JRPG from that time. ActRaiser would have also been pretty awesome to have on the system. It's still online. You all enjoy! It was the only arcade port, in my opinion, that tried to surpass the actual arcade. Good. The SNES Classic Edition was cut from the same cloth as its predecessor, but it obviously included classic games from the 16-bit generation. Megaman X3 Specifically RPG/Adventure, Shmups, Brawlers, and Puzzlers. by Zack Kotzer. Kirby Super Star is also already on there, by the way. The series has appeared on a number of different systems over the years including the PC Engine, Dreamcast and Neo Geo Pocket Color, but only on occasion have games seen a Western release. I would love any Capcom Disney games on that list (Aladdin, Lion King, Jungle Book, any Micky game, Goof Troop, to name a bunch), Claymates (am I the only one who liked that game? 30 was a good number. Read on and let us know what classics we missed out in the comments section. I'd put Bomberman there as well. The Duel: Test Drive 2 It’s in two-player mode that the game really shines, however. In others you have fluff pieces like re-running the SMB games in AllStars and wasting space on sequelitis with DKC2 and 3. Three different court surfaces feature and there’s a Circuit mode and exhibition matches for the single player to indulge in. The selection of titles on the SNES Mini is good but there are a few genres that are notably underrepresented. Playing similarly to (the also awesome) Secret of Mana, Seiken Densetsu 3 adds a calendar system. Throw in Super Mario All-Stars + Super Mario World since it is the first time Luigi was a unique sprite from Mario in Super Mario World. Games not in the above list that should be considered are Aliens 3 and one of the Top Gear games. How did Space Megaforce/Super Aleste not make the list? So, if you are a hardcore SNES fan you must be in possession of a lot of SNES games. And I-III all have beautiful re-releases on iOS. Which classic games do you wish could have been included on the SNES Classic Mini? 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