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Hardest NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
51 Poker II 1.00 4.46 2.94
52 Taiwan Mahjong 0.94 4.46 1.92
53 Secret Scout in the Temple of Demise 2.33 4.45 20.50
54 Captain Ed 2.42 4.44 2.80
55 Famista '92 3.94 4.44 9.60
56 Spelunker 2.77 4.44 8.22
57 Deadly Towers 2.18 4.44 23.02
58 Mouryou Senki Madara 3.58 4.44 39.78
59 Druaga no Tou 3.19 4.43 41.00
60 Maxi 15 3.33 4.43 ---
61 Ushio to Tora: Shinen no Daiyou 3.33 4.43 46.00
62 Action 52 0.96 4.42 31.31
63 2 in 1 Tough Cop / Super Tough Cop 1.41 4.42 2.50
64 Huge Insect 1.54 4.42 1.75
65 Poker Mahjong 1.50 4.42 1.88
66 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.82 4.41 12.17
67 Hidden Chinese Chess 0.72 4.40 2.78
68 Chinese Chess 1.47 4.40 0.79
69 SD Gundam Gaiden: Knight Gundam Monogatari 3.57 4.40 ---
70 Back to the Future II & III 1.82 4.39 13.50
71 Business Wars 3.38 4.38 34.29
72 Kabushiki Doujou: The Stock Speculation 3.67 4.38 8.00
73 Die Hard 2.66 4.37 22.08
74 Takeshi no Chousenjou 2.31 4.35 15.82
75 Impossible Mission-II 2.35 4.35 ---
76 Championship Lode Runner 3.19 4.33 5.20
77 Labyrinth: Maou no Meikyuu 3.27 4.33 1.93
78 Famicom Top Management 3.60 4.33 12.67
79 Crazy Climber 2.76 4.32 8.73
80 Menace Beach 2.19 4.32 11.50
81 Street Heroes 1.36 4.31 1.25
82 Castelian 2.35 4.31 2.54
83 Mississippi Satsujin Jiken: Murder on the Mississippi 3.69 4.31 9.56
84 Fantasy Zone II: Opa-Opa no Namida 3.26 4.31 3.64
85 Murder Club 3.71 4.30 17.33
86 Castle Quest 2.82 4.29 16.86
87 Famista '93 2.83 4.29 ---
88 Michael Andretti's World Grand Prix 3.41 4.28 24.21
89 Wayne's World 1.33 4.28 0.73
90 Somari the Adventurer 2.25 4.27 ---
91 Thundercade 3.65 4.27 26.42
92 Ghostbusters 1.78 4.27 9.43
93 Zunou Senkan Galg 2.38 4.27 2.64
94 Heavy Shreddin' 2.85 4.27 4.58
95 Bram Stoker's Dracula 2.48 4.26 9.52
96 Top Gun: The Second Mission 2.67 4.26 13.41
97 Wizardry: Proving Grounds of the Mad Overlord 3.55 4.26 55.39
98 Mission: Impossible 3.06 4.25 9.68
99 Door Door 2.93 4.25 5.14
100 Satsui no Kaisou: Soft House Renzoku Satsujin Jiken 2.56 4.25 ---
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