Rankings

List Criteria

Hardest Arcade Games Games: Action

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Ghosts 'n Goblins 3.20 4.81 3.17
2 DoDonPachi Dai-Ou-Jou 4.29 4.78 ---
3 R-Type II 3.63 4.60 ---
4 Darius II 3.64 4.40 ---
5 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.59 4.39 7.44
6 Haunted Castle 2.71 4.33 9.40
7 Crossed Swords 3.00 4.33 ---
8 DoDonPachi 4.28 4.31 16.06
9 Battle Garegga 3.75 4.20 ---
10 Ikaruga 3.86 4.14 ---
11 R-Type 3.47 4.13 ---
12 Blazing Star 3.92 4.13 ---
13 Legendary Wings 2.63 4.11 ---
14 Black Tiger 3.38 4.10 2.10
15 Gradius 3.60 4.08 5.50
16 Super Street Fighter II Turbo 4.02 4.00 21.18
17 Battletoads 3.91 4.00 3.14
18 Strider 3.51 4.00 2.15
19 ESP RA.DE. 3.97 4.00 ---
20 Gradius III 3.56 4.00 ---
21 Sinistar 3.03 4.00 ---
22 Darius Gaiden 4.03 4.00 1.17
23 The Combatribes 2.85 4.00 1.70
24 Sonic the Hedgehog Arcade 3.42 4.00 ---
25 Buster Bros. 3.56 4.00 ---
26 RayForce 3.14 4.00 ---
27 G Darius 4.06 4.00 ---
28 Prehistoric Isle in 1930 2.86 4.00 ---
29 Radiant Silvergun 4.09 4.00 ---
30 Renegade 2.61 4.00 ---
31 Strikers 1945 III 3.67 4.00 ---
32 DoDonPachi Daifukkatsu 3.08 4.00 ---
33 Art of Fighting 2 3.44 3.93 1.67
34 Ninja Gaiden 3.20 3.92 8.68
35 Rastan 3.16 3.90 ---
36 Defender 3.52 3.89 ---
37 Terminator Salvation 4.07 3.89 ---
38 Metal Slug X 4.17 3.88 13.82
39 Cadash 3.18 3.88 ---
40 Armed Police BatRider 4.12 3.88 ---
41 Metal Slug 3 4.09 3.87 8.31
42 Mortal Kombat II 3.96 3.86 7.06
43 Yie Ar Kung Fu 3.25 3.86 ---
44 Strikers 1945 Plus 3.92 3.86 ---
45 Ikari Warriors 2.88 3.86 ---
46 Dimahoo 3.70 3.86 ---
47 Shinobi 3.41 3.84 2.68
48 Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection 4.19 3.83 ---
49 Contra (1987) 3.67 3.81 2.38
50 Gauntlet 3.58 3.81 9.20
401 games in results