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Highest Rated NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.55 3.25 18.82
2 Mega Man 2 4.27 3.60 9.02
3 Dragon Warrior IV 4.26 3.33 49.94
4 The Legend of Zelda 4.23 3.73 22.59
5 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt 4.20 3.24 18.02
6 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.62 9.38
7 Contra 4.19 3.89 8.46
8 Super Mario Bros. 4.19 3.32 13.29
9 Tecmo Super Bowl 4.19 2.94 38.53
10 Dragon Warrior III 4.16 3.41 45.62
11 Kirby's Adventure 4.16 2.69 10.85
12 Crystalis 4.13 3.28 19.11
13 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.13 4.01 11.96
14 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.11 4.13 11.94
15 The Guardian Legend 4.09 3.76 12.44
16 Tetris 4.07 3.14 27.32
17 River City Ransom 4.06 3.12 9.01
18 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.05 4.21 11.29
19 Super C 4.05 3.87 6.25
20 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt / World Class Track Meet 4.04 3.13 22.73
21 Little Samson 4.03 3.11 4.65
22 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.02 3.31 9.77
23 Punch-Out!! 4.00 4.00 13.04
24 Shatterhand 3.99 3.65 6.42
25 Disney's DuckTales 3.99 2.97 6.91
26 Mr. Gimmick 3.98 4.03 4.04
27 Ninja Gaiden 3.97 4.55 12.57
28 Mega Man 4 3.96 3.38 8.93
29 Maniac Mansion 3.96 3.39 17.68
30 Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker 3.95 3.78 32.84
31 Final Fantasy 3.94 3.67 35.25
32 Tetris (Tengen) 3.94 3.17 29.73
33 Baseball Stars 3.92 2.96 40.33
34 Blaster Master 3.92 3.85 14.10
35 Super Dodge Ball 3.92 2.81 8.77
36 StarTropics 3.92 3.45 15.43
37 Destiny of an Emperor 3.91 3.30 29.62
38 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.91 3.33 9.90
39 Fire'n Ice 3.91 3.74 15.65
40 U-four-ia: The Saga 3.91 2.88 6.59
41 EarthBound Beginnings 3.90 3.80 23.05
42 Castlevania 3.90 4.10 9.16
43 Gun Nac 3.90 3.51 4.02
44 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.86 2.82 7.44
45 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.21 8.88
46 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.86 3.65 10.29
47 Life Force 3.85 3.83 8.72
48 Mega Man 5 3.85 3.28 8.29
49 Bubble Bobble 3.85 3.28 11.47
50 Metroid 3.84 3.90 13.96
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