Rank the Mario games (by series)

Doctor Healmore

Shine Sprite
Poll Committee
The below lists are only based on what I’ve played, not counting amiibo Tap/Smash demos. It is also purely subjective.

Super Mario series
  • Galaxy 2
  • Odyssey
  • Maker
  • New Super Mario Bros. Wii
  • 3D World
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Run (free)

Mario RPGs
  • Dream Team
  • Superstar Saga (DX)
  • Paper Jam
  • Mario + Rabbids
  • Puzzle & Dragons: SMB Edition
  • Color Splash

Mario Kart series
  • 8 (DX)
  • Wii

Mario Sports series
  • Mario Golf: World Tour
  • Mario Sports Mix
  • Mario Tennis Open
  • Mario Sports Superstars
  • M&S Sochi 2014
  • M&S Rio 2016 (Wii U)
  • M&S London 2012 (Wii)
  • M&S Vancouver 2010 (Wii)
  • Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash

Mario Party series
  • 8
  • Island Tour
  • Top 100
  • 10
  • 9
  • Star Rush

Yoshi
  • Yoshi's Woolly World
  • Yoshi's New Island

Donkey Kong
  • DKC: Tropical Freeze
  • DKC Returns
 

Dr. Baby Luigi

Mushroom Kingdom's Most Adorable Doctor
2D Mario Platformers
1. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
2. New Super Mario Bros. DS
3. Super Mario Advance: Super Mario Bros. 2
4. Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World
5. New Super Mario Bros. U
6. Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island
7. Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3

3D Mario platformers
1. Super Mario 3D World
2. Super Mario 64 DS
3. Super Mario Galaxy
4. Super Mario 3D Land
5. Super Mario 64
6. Super Mario Galaxy 2

Mario & Luigi
1. Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
2. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

Paper Mario
1. Paper Mario
2. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door

Mario Party
(I pretty much like all of these games)
1. Mario Party 6
2. Mario Party 7
3. Mario Party 5
4. Mario Party 4
5. Mario Party DS
6. Mario Party: Star Rush
7. Mario Party 8
8. Mario Party Advance
9. Mario Party 3
10. Mario Party: The Top 100
11. Mario Party 2
12. Mario Party 9
13. Mario Party: Island Tour
14. Mario Party

Mario Kart
1. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe / Mario Kart 8
2. Mario Kart Wii
3. Mario Kart 7
4. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
5. Mario Kart: Super Circuit
6. Mario Kart Arcade GP DX
7. Mario Kart Arcade GP 2
8. Mario Kart DS
9. Mario Kart 64

Mario Sports games
(I pretty much like all of these games except the last one)
1. Mario Sports Superstars
2. Mario Tennis Open
3. Mario Super Sluggers
4. Mario Superstar Baseball
5. Mario Sports Mix
6. Mario Strikers Charged
7. Mario Power Tennis
8. Super Mario Strikers
9. Mario Hoops 3-on-3
10. Mario Golf: World Tour
11. Mario Tennis 64
12. Mario Golf: Toadstool Tour
13. Mario Golf 64
14. Mario & Sonic at the London 3DS Olympic Games
 

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Super Mario
1. Super Mario 3D World
2. Super Mario 3D Land
3. New Super Mario Bros. U/New Super Luigi U
4. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
5. Super Mario Galaxy
6. Super Mario Odyssey
7. Super Mario Sunshine
8. New Super Mario Bros.
9. Super Mario Run
10. Super Mario Maker

Mario Kart
1. Mario Kart 8
2. Mario Kart Wii
3. Mario Kart 7
4. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
5. Mario Kart DS

Mario Party
1. Mario Party 9
2. Mario Party DS
3. Mario Party: Island Tour
4. Mario Party: Star Rush
5. Mario Party 10
6. Mario Party 8

Mario & Sonic
1. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (3DS)
2. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
3. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS)
4. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii)
5. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U)
6. Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (DS)
7. Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (Wii)
8. Mario & Sonic at the RIo 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)

Everything else
1. Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker
2. Yoshi's Woolly World
3. Luigi's Mansion 2
4. Super Smash Bros. for Wii U
5. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini-Land Mayhem!
6. Dr. Mario (Game Boy)
7. Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
8. Yoshi's Island DS
 

Dr. Peach

Rest in Peace Walkazo 1991-2016
Out of the ones I've played:

Main Series (3D):

1. Super Mario 64 DS
2. Super Mario 64
3. Super Mario Galaxy 1
4. Super Mario Galaxy 2
5. Super Mario 3D World
6. Super Mario Odyssey (I only played this a little bit on someone's Switch)
7. Super Mario Sunshine

Main Series (2D):

1. Super Mario Bros. 2
2. Super Mario Bros. 1
3. Super Mario Bros. 3
4. Super Mario World.
5. Super Mario Land
6. Super Mario Run
7. New Super Mario Bros. DS
8. New Super Mario Bros. Wii.

Mario Kart

1. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
3. Mario Kart 8 Original
4. Mario Kart DS
5. Mario Kart 7 (I played it on someone's 3DS)
6. Mario Kart Wii
7. Mario Kart 64
8. Super Mario Kart
 

Dr. Eggman

I am the enemy, I will succeed
Mario Kart:
  • Wii
  • DS
  • Super
  • 8DX
  • Super Circuit
  • 8 (Vanilla)
  • 7
Super Mario:
  • Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Super Mario 64 DS
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Super Mario Maker
  • New Super Mario Bros. (DS)
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario Advance: Super Mario Bros. 2
RPGs:
  • Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
  • Super Mario RPG: Legend of the Seven Stars
  • Mario & Luigi: Dream Team Bros.
 

Banjo

GUH-UH!
Super Mario:

-Super Mario Odyssey
-Super Mario Galaxy
-Super Mario World
-Super Mario 3D World
-Super Mario 3D Land

Mario Kart (between the ones I played):

-Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
-Mario Kart 7
Mario Kart Wii
 

Paper Mario

Goomba
Including only ones I've played to form an opinion on.

2D Mario
1. Super Mario Maker
2. Super Mario World
3. New Super Mario Bros. DS
4. Super Mario Bros. 3
5. Super Mario Bros.
6. New Super Mario Bros. U
7. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
8. New Super Mario Bros. 2

3D Mario
1. Super Mario Odyssey
2. Super Mario 64/DS
3. Super Mario Galaxy
4. Super Mario Galaxy 2
5. Super Mario 3D World
6. Super Mario Sunshine
7. Super Mario 3D Land

Paper Mario
1. Super Paper Mario
2. Paper Mario: The Thousand-Year Door
3. Paper Mario
4. Paper Mario: Color Splash
5. Paper Mario: Sticker Star

Mario & Luigi
1. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga
2. Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
3. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
4. Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
5. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam

Mario Kart
1. Mario Kart DS
2. Mario Kart 8/Deluxe
3. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
4. Mario Kart 64
5. Mario Kart Wii
6. Mario Kart 7
7. Mario Kart: Super Circuit

Mario Party
1. Mario Party 8
2. Mario Party 7
3. Mario Party 1

Mario vs. Donkey Kong
1. Mario vs. Donkey Kong (GBA)
7. The rest of the series that are nothing like the GBA one

EDIT: Forgot the other 3 NSMB games, guess that's a great testiment to why they're at the bottom.
 

Magikrazy

Donkey Kong
I'll do a tier ranking for the Super Mario games.

S: Super Mario Bros. 3, Super Mario 64, Super Mario Galaxy, Super Mario Galaxy 2, Super Mario Odyssey
A: Super Mario Bros. 2, Super Mario World, Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island, Super Mario Sunshine
B: Super Mario 3D Land, New Super Mario Bros. U, Super Mario 3D World
C: Super Mario Bros., Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels, Super Mario Land, Super Mario Land 2: Six Golden Coins, New Super Mario Bros., New Super Mario Bros. Wii
D: New Super Mario Bros. 2
 

NanoPhoenix

Tiny Immortal Bird
3D:
#1. Super Mario Galaxy
#2. Super Mario Odyssey
#3. Super Mario Sunshine
#4. Super Mario 64/64DS
#5. Super Mario 3D World
#6. Super Mario Galaxy 2
#7. Super Mario 3D Land

2D:
#1. Super Mario World
#2. New Super Mario Bros.
#3. Super Mario Land 2: The Six Golden Coins
#4. Super Mario Bros. 2
#5. Super Mario Bros. 3
#6. Super Mario Land
#7. Super Mario Maker
#8. New Super Mario Bros. U
#9. Super Mario Bros.
#10. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
#11. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
#12. New Super Mario Bros. 2
#13. New Super Luigi U

Mario and Luigi:
#1. Mario and Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
#2. Mario and Luigi: Superstar Saga/DX
#3. Mario and Luigi: Dream Team
#4. Mario and Luigi: Partners in Time
#5. Mario and Luigi: Paper Jam

Paper Mario:
#1. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
#2. Super Paper Mario
#3. Paper Mario
#4. Paper Mario Color Splash
#5. Paper Mario Sticker Star

Mario Party:
#1. Mario Party DS
#2. Mario Party 6
#3. Mario Party 4
#4. Mario Party 3
#5. Mario Party 7
#6. Mario Party 2
#7. Mario Party 5
#8. Mario Party 8
#9. Mario Party
#10. Mario Party 10
#11. Mario Party Island Tour

Mario Kart:
#1. Mario Kart 8/Deluxe
#2. Mario Kart 7
#3. Mario Kart DS
#4. Mario Kart Double Dash
#5. Mario Kart 64
#6. Mario Kart Wii
#7. Mario Kart Super Circuit
#8. Super Mario Kart

Mario Sports:
#1. Mario Strikers Charged
#2. Mario Hoops 3-on-3
#3. Mario Super Sluggers
#4. Super Mario Strikers
#5. Mario Power Tennis
#6. Mario Golf Toadstool Tour
#7. Mario Golf Advance Tour
#8. Mario Golf World Tour
#9. Mario Golf
#10. Mario Tennis Open

Mario vs. Donkey Kong:
#1. Mario vs. Donkey Kong
#2. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Mini Land Mayhem
#3. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: March of the Minis
#4. Mario and Donkey Kong: Minis on the Move
#5. Mario vs. Donkey Kong: Minis March Again

Mario and Sonic:
#1. Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games (DS)
#2. Mario and Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U)
#3. Mario and Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)

Luigi's Mansion:
#1. Luigi's Mansion
#2. Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Wario Land:
#1. Wario Land Shake It
#2. Wario Land 3
#3. Wario Land 4
#4. Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
#5. Wario Land 2

WarioWare:
#1. WarioWare: Twisted
#2. WarioWare: Touched
#3. WarioWare: D.I.Y
#4. WarioWare, Inc: Mega MicroGame$!/WarioWare, Inc: Mega Party Game$!
#5. WarioWare: Smooth Moves
#6. Game & Wario
#7. WarioWare: Snapped

Miscellaneous Wario Games:
#1. Wario Master of Disguise
#2. Wario World
#3. Wario Blast

Yoshi:
#1. Yoshi's Story
#2. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
#3. Yoshi's Woolly World
#4. Yoshi's Island DS
#5. Yoshi's Touch and Go
#6. Yoshi's New Island
#7. Yoshi's Topsy-Turvy
#8. Yoshi's Cookie

Donkey Kong:
#1. Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
#2. Donkey Kong County: Tropical Freeze
#3. Diddy Kong Racing
#4. Donkey Kong Country Returns
#5. Donkey Kong Country
#6. Donkey Kong 64
#7. Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong's Double Trouble
#8. Diddy Kong Pilot
#9. Donkey Kong Land 2
#10. Donkey Konga
#11. Donkey Konga 2
 

Mario jc

Blooper
Wiki Bureaucrat
Super Mario series (not counting remakes)
  • Super Mario Galaxy
  • New Super Mario Bros.
  • Super Mario 3D World
  • Super Mario 3D Land
  • Super Mario Galaxy 2
  • Super Mario World
  • Super Mario Odyssey
  • Super Mario 64
  • Super Mario Bros. 3
  • Super Mario Sunshine
  • Super Mario Land
  • New Super Mario Bros. U
  • New Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
  • Super Mario Bros. 2
  • Super Mario Bros.

Mario Kart series
  • Mario Kart DS
  • Mario Kart 8
  • Mario Kart 7
  • Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
  • Mario Kart Wii

Paper Mario series
  • Super Paper Mario
  • Paper Mario
  • Paper Mario: Colour Splash
  • Paper Mario: Sticker Star

Mario Party series
  • Mario Party DS
  • Mario Party 8
  • Mario Party 9
  • Mario Party Advance

Donkey Kong series
  • Donkey Kong Country Returns
  • Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze
  • Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest
  • Donkey Kong 64

Yoshi series
  • Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
  • Yoshi's Woolly World
  • Yoshi's Island DS
  • Yoshi's New Island
 

Dr. Eggman

I am the enemy, I will succeed
Bumping because I recently finished Double Dash, so I'm adding it to the ranking of Mario Kart games.

1. Mario Kart Wii
2. Mario Kart: Super Circuit
3. Mario Kart DS
4. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
5. Mario Kart 8 (DX)
6. Mario Kart 7
7. Super Mario Kart
 

Doctor Healmore

Shine Sprite
Poll Committee
Whatever, I've played a LOT more games so I could use a new ranking too. Not so much Mario Kart, but mainly the platformers and RPGs. So I'll update those.

2D Mario
1. New Super Mario Bros. U
2. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
3. Super Mario World
4. New Super Mario Bros. 2
5. New Super Mario Bros.
6. Super Mario Bros. 3
7. Super Mario Land 2
8. Super Mario Land
9. Super Mario Bros.
10. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
11. Super Mario Bros. 2

3D Mario
1. Super Mario Galaxy 2
2. Super Mario Odyssey
3. Super Mario Sunshine
4. Super Mario 64
5. Super Mario 3D World
6. Super Mario Galaxy
7. Super Mario 3D Land

Mario & Luigi
1. Dream Team
2. Bowser's Inside Story
3. Partners in Time
4. Superstar Saga
5. Paper Jam

Don't really feel qualified to rank the Paper Mario games as the only one I've played is CS, but at least I know that that game would be near the top. Feel free to slip that in between Partners in Time and Inside Story.
 
2D Platformers
New Super Mario Bros. U
New Super Luigi U
New Super Mario Bros. Wii
New Super Mario Bros.
New Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario World
Super Mario Bros. 3
Super Mario Bros. 2
Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
Super Mario Bros.

3D Platformers
Super Mario Galaxy 2
Super Mario Sunshine
Super Mario 3D World
Super Mario Odyssey
Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario 3D Land
Super Mario 64

Mario Party
Mario Party 10
Super Mario Party
Mario Party: Star Rush
Mario Party 9
Mario Party 3
Mario Party: The Top 100
Mario Party 7
Mario Party 6
Mario Party 2
Mario Party 8
Mario Party DS
Mario Party 5
Mario Party 4
Mario Party
Mario Party: Island Tour

Mario Kart
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe / Mario Kart 8
Mario Kart 7
Mario Kart Wii
Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
Mario Kart DS
Mario Kart: Super Circuit
Mario Kart 64
Super Mario Kart

Mario Sports
Mario Tennis Aces
Mario Tennis: Ultra Smash
Mario Super Sluggers
Mario Superstar Baseball

The rest of the sports games are all meh.
 

Dr. Peach

Rest in Peace Walkazo 1991-2016
Roll and Maria Renard said:
Out of the ones I've played:

Main Series (3D):

1. Super Mario 64 DS
2. Super Mario 64
3. Super Mario Galaxy 1
4. Super Mario Galaxy 2
5. Super Mario 3D World
6. Super Mario Odyssey (I only played this a little bit on someone's Switch)
7. Super Mario Sunshine

Main Series (2D):

1. Super Mario Bros. 2
2. Super Mario Bros. 1
3. Super Mario Bros. 3
4. Super Mario World.
5. Super Mario Land
6. Super Mario Run
7. New Super Mario Bros. DS
8. New Super Mario Bros. Wii.

Mario Kart

1. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
3. Mario Kart 8 Original
4. Mario Kart DS
5. Mario Kart 7 (I played it on someone's 3DS)
6. Mario Kart Wii
7. Mario Kart 64
8. Super Mario Kart
I've now played NSMBU so I'll include it.

Main Series (2D):

1. Super Mario Bros. 2
2. Super Mario Bros. 1
3. Super Mario Bros. 3
4. Super Mario World.
5. Super Mario Land
6. Super Mario Run
7. New Super Mario Bros. DS
8. New Super Mario Bros. Wii.
9. New Super Mario Bros. U
 

BBQ Turtle

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Awards Committee
A few updates since last time, with a complete reworking of Mario & Sonic now I've played each a lot recently.
Mario Kart
1. Mario Kart 8
2. Mario Kart Wii
3. Mario Kart 7
4. Mario Kart: Double Dash!!
5. Mario Kart Arcade GP DX
6. Mario Kart DS
7. Super Mario Kart

Mario Party
1. Mario Party 9
2. Mario Party DS
3. Mario Party: Island Tour
4. Super Mario Party
5. Mario Party: Star Rush
6. Mario Party 10
7. Mario Party 8

Mario & Sonic
1. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (3DS)
2. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (DS)
3. Mario & Sonic at the London 2012 Olympic Games (Wii)
4. Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (Wii)
5. Mario & Sonic at the Winter Olympic Games (DS)
6. Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games (Wii)
7. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (Wii U)
8. Mario & Sonic at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
9. Mario & Sonic at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games (3DS)
 

ArchagentEverlasting

Your favorite travel guide guy
Poll Committee
All of the ones I have played, thanks to FtG for the template.

2D Mario
1. Super Mario Maker
2. Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS
3. New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
4. New Super Mario Bros. U
5. New Super Mario Bros. Wii
6. New Super Mario Bros. 2
7. Super Mario Advance 3: Yoshi's Island
8. New Super Mario Bros.
9. Super Mario Run
10. Super Mario World 2: Yoshi's Island
11. Super Mario All-Stars
12. New Super Luigi U
13. Super Mario Bros. Deluxe
14. Wario Land: Super Mario Land 3
15. Super Mario World
16. Super Mario Advance 4: Super Mario Bros. 3
17. Super Mario Advance
18. Super Mario Advance 2: Super Mario World
19. Super Mario Bros.: The Lost Levels
20. Super Mario Bros. 3
21. Super Mario Bros. 2
22. Super Mario Land 2: 6 Golden Coins
23. Super Mario Bros.
24. Vs. Super Mario Bros.
25. Super Mario Land

3D Mario
1. Super Mario Odyssey
2. Super Mario Galaxy
3. Super Mario 3D World
4. Super Mario Galaxy 2
5. Super Mario Sunshine
6. Super Mario 64
7. Super Mario 3D Land

Paper Mario
1. Paper Mario: The Thousand Year Door
2. Super Paper Mario
3. Paper Mario: Color Splash
4. Paper Mario
5. Paper Mario: Sticker Star

Mario & Luigi
1. Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story + Bowser Jr.'s Journey
2. Mario & Luigi: Paper Jam
3. Mario & Luigi: Dream Team
4. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga + Bowser's Minions
5. Mario & Luigi: Partners in Time
6. Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story
7. Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga

Mario Kart
1. Mario Kart 7
2. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
3. Mario Kart 8
4. Mario Kart Wii
5. Mario Kart: Super Circuit
6. Super Mario Kart
7. Mario Kart DS
8. Mario Kart Double-Dash!!
9. Mario Kart 64

Mario Party
1. Mario Party 4
2. Mario Party: Island Tour
3. Mario Party 6
4. Mario Party 3
5. Mario Party 10
6. Mario Party 2
7. Mario Party
8. Mario Party: Star Rush
9. Mario Party Advance
10. Mario Party 7
11. Mario Party 5
12. Super Mario Party
13. Mario Party 8
14. Mario Party 9
15. Mario Party DS
16. Mario Party: The Top 100
 
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