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Hardest NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
51 Action 52 0.96 4.40 30.76
52 Swamp Thing 2.27 4.40 5.40
53 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.40 12.17
54 The Mutant Virus: Crisis in a Computer World 2.18 4.38 ---
55 Auto-Upturn 0.95 4.38 0.63
56 Die Hard 2.66 4.35 23.73
57 Impossible Mission-II 2.35 4.35 ---
58 Takeshi no Chousenjou 2.35 4.33 15.82
59 Castelian 2.33 4.32 2.54
60 Crazy Climber 2.76 4.32 8.73
61 Back to the Future II & III 1.75 4.32 13.50
62 Fantasy Zone II: Opa-Opa no Namida 3.26 4.31 3.64
63 Championship Lode Runner 3.20 4.30 5.67
64 Business Wars 3.41 4.29 34.29
65 Kabushiki Doujou: The Stock Speculation 3.69 4.29 8.00
66 Famista '92 3.92 4.29 9.60
67 Famista '93 2.83 4.29 ---
68 Menace Beach 2.18 4.28 12.25
69 Somari the Adventurer 2.25 4.27 ---
70 Digital Devil Monogatari: Megami Tensei 3.30 4.26 47.55
71 Labyrinth: Maou no Meikyuu 3.36 4.25 1.93
72 Castle Quest 2.83 4.25 16.86
73 Mississippi Satsujin Jiken: Murder on the Mississippi 3.67 4.25 9.25
74 Masuzoe Youichi: Asa Made Famicom 1.36 4.25 4.75
75 Satsui no Kaisou: Soft House Renzoku Satsujin Jiken 2.56 4.25 ---
76 Be-Bop High School: Koukousei Gokuraku Densetsu 1.90 4.25 3.17
77 Famicom Top Management 3.69 4.25 12.67
78 Taiwan Mahjong 1.28 4.25 2.10
79 Top Gun: The Second Mission 2.68 4.25 13.41
80 Atlantis no Nazo 2.47 4.24 2.00
81 Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord 3.57 4.24 55.39
82 Secret Scout in the Temple of Demise 2.16 4.23 29.20
83 Door Door 2.94 4.23 5.83
84 Ghostbusters 1.77 4.22 9.43
85 Sanma no Meitantei 3.32 4.22 8.33
86 Akuma-kun: Makai no Wana 2.00 4.22 7.00
87 Murder Club 4.05 4.22 17.33
88 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3.18 4.21 14.28
89 Zunou Senkan Galg 2.50 4.21 2.64
90 Heavy Shreddin' 2.82 4.21 5.40
91 Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back 3.10 4.21 27.38
92 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.09 4.20 11.49
93 The Last Starfighter 2.28 4.19 33.13
94 Majou Densetsu II: Daimashikyou Galious 3.90 4.18 6.75
95 Mission: Impossible 3.00 4.18 10.67
96 Wizardry II: Legacy of Llylgamyn - The Third Scenario 3.61 4.17 22.00
97 Zanac 3.80 4.16 8.41
98 Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure 1.89 4.16 5.06
99 Kidou Senshi Z-Gundam: Hot Scramble 2.83 4.15 2.69
100 Might & Magic: Secret of the Inner Sanctum 3.43 4.15 53.23
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