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Hardest NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
51 Conan 1.54 4.41 11.83
52 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.39 12.17
53 Action 52 0.95 4.39 30.76
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 2.65 4.36 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 2.83 4.32 8.73
61 Fantasy Zone II: Opa-Opa no Namida 3.26 4.31 3.64
62 Back to the Future II & III 1.75 4.31 13.50
63 Championship Lode Runner 3.23 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 Labyrinth: Maou no Meikyuu 3.36 4.25 1.93
71 Castle Quest 2.83 4.25 16.86
72 Mississippi Satsujin Jiken: Murder on the Mississippi 3.67 4.25 9.25
73 Masuzoe Youichi: Asa Made Famicom 1.36 4.25 4.75
74 Satsui no Kaisou: Soft House Renzoku Satsujin Jiken 2.56 4.25 ---
75 Be-Bop High School: Koukousei Gokuraku Densetsu 1.90 4.25 3.17
76 Famicom Top Management 3.69 4.25 12.67
77 Taiwan Mahjong 1.28 4.25 2.10
78 Top Gun: The Second Mission 2.68 4.25 13.41
79 Digital Devil Monogatari: Megami Tensei 3.30 4.24 47.55
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 2.93 4.23 5.83
84 Ghostbusters 1.76 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 14.27
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 4.08 4.20 11.53
93 The Last Starfighter 2.29 4.19 33.13
94 Bill & Ted's Excellent Video Game Adventure 1.90 4.18 5.06
95 Majou Densetsu II: Daimashikyou Galious 3.90 4.18 6.75
96 Mission: Impossible 2.99 4.17 10.12
97 Wizardry II: Legacy of Llylgamyn - The Third Scenario 3.61 4.17 22.00
98 Zanac 3.80 4.16 8.41
99 Dai-2-Ji Super Robot Taisen 3.60 4.15 34.89
100 Kidou Senshi Z-Gundam: Hot Scramble 2.83 4.15 2.69
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