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Censorship
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This is a non-exhaustive list of the games censored on the SNES. Numerous games were censored because of Nintendo's policies at the time.

ActRaiser[]

  • Violence was toned down and religious references were removed for the International release.

ActRaiser 2[]

  • Religious references were removed and sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Another World[]

  • Violence and sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Ardy Lightfoot[]

  • Violence was toned down and smoking was removed for the International release.

Art of Fighting 2[]

  • Violence was toned down in the Japanese release.

Battle Blaze[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Breath of Fire[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Breath of Fire II[]

  • Religious references were removed for the International release.

Captain Commando[]

  • Violence and sexuality was toned down worldwide.

Castlevania: Dracula X[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

Chrono Trigger[]

  • Alcohol references were removed and religious references were removed from the International release.

Contra III: The Alien Wars[]

  • Violence was toned down in the European release.

Chuck Rock[]

  • Sexuality was toned down worldwide.

Cybernator[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf[]

  • Violence was toned down worldwide.

DinoCity[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Doom[]

  • Violence was toned down worldwide.

Drakkhen[]

  • Religious references were removed from the International release.

EarthBound[]

  • Violence and sexuality were toned down and alcohol/drug references were removed from the International release.

Final Fantasy IV[]

  • Violence and sexuality were toned down and religious references were removed from the International release.

Final Fantasy Mystic Quest[]

  • Religious references were removed from the International release.

Final Fantasy VI[]

  • Sexuality and violence were toned down and alcohol/drug references and religious references were removed from the International release.

Final Fight[]

  • Alcoholic references were removed, and violence was toned down for the International release.

Final Fight 2[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Final Fight 3[]

  • The game was made more politically correct for the International release.

First Samurai[]

  • Violence was toned down in the International release.

Flashback: The Quest for Identity[]

  • Alcoholic references were removed worldwide.

Harvest Moon (SNES)[]

  • Alcoholic references were removed for the International release.

Illusions of Gaia[]

  • Religious references were removed and violence was toned down for the International release.

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Knights of the Round[]

  • Violence was toned down worldwide.

Lagoon[]

  • Religious imagery was removed from the International release.

Lemmings[]

  • Religious imagery was removed from the International release.

Lethal Enforcers[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

Lufia & The Fortress of Doom[]

  • Religious imagery was removed and sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Lufia II: Rise of the Sinistrals[]

  • Religious imagery was removed and sexuality was toned down for the International release.

Might and Magic II: Gates to Another World[]

  • Violence was toned down and alcohol was removed for the International release.

Might and Magic III: Isles of Terra[]

  • Violence and sexuality were toned down and alcohol was removed for the International release.

Mortal Kombat[]

  • Violence was toned down worldwide, and the game was banned in Germany.

Mortal Kombat 2[]

  • Violence was toned down in Japan, and the game was banned in Germany.

Mortal Kombat 3[]

  • The game was banned in Germany and Japan.

Ninja Gaiden (SNES port of NES game)[]

  • Religious symbols were removed from the North American release.

Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos[]

  • Violence was toned down worldwide.

Operation Thunderbolt[]

  • Religious symbols were removed worldwide.

Parodius! From Myth to Laughter[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the European release.

Prince of Persia[]

  • Violence was toned down and religious references were removed for the International release.

Revolution X[]

  • Violence was toned down for the German release.

Rival Turf![]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

R-Type III[]

  • The game was made more family friendly for the International release.

Sailor Moon (1993 Video Game)[]

  • Sexuality was toned down for the French release.

Samurai Shodown (1993 video game)[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

Super Castlevania IV[]

  • Sexuality and violence was toned down and religious references were removed for the International release.

Super Mario Kart[]

  • Alcohol was removed from the International release.

Super Street Fighter 2[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.

The Addams Family (Video Game)[]

  • The game was made more family friendly worldwide.

The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past[]

  • Religious references were removed from the International release.

Tuff E Nuff[]

  • Violence was toned down for the International release.
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