Best retro gaming buys: Best SNES games of all time

GameSkinny's picks for best SNES games of all time.

Last week’s post gave you the hardware. Today’s post will give you the must-have games for your Super Nintendo. The best SNES games don’t come cheap, but these tried and true titles are worth it. Part three of this series includes the best SNES games of all time.

Part One: SNES games under $50.

Part Two: SNES games under $100.

Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen

Ogre Battle: March of the Black Queen - from $104.98 to $139.00

Reportedly one of the best strategy RPGs for SNES. Only 25,000 copies were released for North America so this is a higher ticket title.

Chrono Trigger

Chrono Trigger - from $65.00 to $155.50

If you already own this game, consider yourself a lucky, lucky human. Chrono Trigger has been called “one of the best video games of all time”.


EarthBound - from $49.00 to $260.43

If you’ve never played EarthBound, you need to. EarthBound is an all-time favorite with great replayability. The character, Ness, who you may know from Super Smash Bros, originated in this series. This particular title is known as Mother 2 in Japan, and was the first in the series to release in North America. Definitely one for the retro enthusiast. Fun fact: Former Nintendo President and CEO, Satoru Iwata, worked on this game.

This article concludes the "Best retro gaming buys: SNES games" series. Stay tuned for more great gaming articles!


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Published Aug. 17th 2016

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