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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 18.78
2 Mega Man 2 4.27 3.59 8.99
3 Dragon Warrior IV 4.26 3.33 49.89
4 The Legend of Zelda 4.23 3.73 22.63
5 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt 4.20 3.24 18.08
6 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.62 9.34
7 Contra 4.19 3.89 8.46
8 Super Mario Bros. 4.18 3.32 13.31
9 Tecmo Super Bowl 4.18 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 19.04
13 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.13 4.01 11.95
14 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.11 4.13 11.92
15 The Guardian Legend 4.09 3.75 12.41
16 Tetris 4.07 3.14 27.32
17 River City Ransom 4.06 3.12 9.00
18 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.05 4.21 11.29
19 Super C 4.05 3.87 6.22
20 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt / World Class Track Meet 4.04 3.14 22.52
21 Little Samson 4.03 3.11 4.66
22 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.02 3.31 9.77
23 Punch-Out!! 4.00 3.99 12.97
24 Shatterhand 3.99 3.65 6.42
25 Disney's DuckTales 3.98 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 3.97 3.38 8.89
29 Captain Tsubasa II: Super Striker 3.96 3.78 33.04
30 Maniac Mansion 3.96 3.39 17.68
31 Final Fantasy 3.94 3.68 35.19
32 Baseball Stars 3.92 2.96 40.33
33 Tetris (Tengen) 3.92 3.17 29.73
34 Blaster Master 3.92 3.85 14.03
35 StarTropics 3.92 3.45 15.44
36 Destiny of an Emperor 3.91 3.30 29.62
37 Super Dodge Ball 3.91 2.82 8.69
38 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.91 3.33 9.88
39 EarthBound Beginnings 3.91 3.81 22.98
40 U-four-ia: The Saga 3.91 2.88 6.62
41 Fire'n Ice 3.91 3.73 15.65
42 Castlevania 3.90 4.10 9.14
43 Gun Nac 3.90 3.51 4.02
44 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.86 2.82 7.35
45 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.21 8.84
46 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.85 3.65 10.24
47 Mega Man 5 3.85 3.28 8.25
48 Life Force 3.85 3.83 8.72
49 Bubble Bobble 3.84 3.29 11.46
50 Metroid 3.84 3.90 13.95
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