With a 91.2% win percentage, claiming victory in 18,563 of its 20,354 battles, SNES’ Super Mario World has officially come out on top.
Super Mario World narrowly beat out The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past and Super Mario Kart, games that placed 2nd and 3rd, respectively. Super Nintendo games – including Super Metroid, Donkey Kong Country, and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time – claimed the top six spots, while Sonic the Hedgehog 2 was the first Sega Genesis game at #7. Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Street Fighter II Turbo, and Super Mario All-Stars rounded out the top 10.
As for the bottom of the barrel, Magical Taruruto-kun came in last place with only a 17.1% win percentage. It was joined by Herzog Zwei, which had a 21.8% win percentage, Target Earth, Sword of Vermilion, Pulseman, Wings of Wor, Mazin Saga: Mutant Fighter, Zero Tolerance, Steel Empire, and General Chaos.
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