Rankings

List Criteria

Hardest Arcade Games Games: Action

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Ghosts 'n Goblins 3.16 4.79 3.31
2 DoDonPachi Dai-Ou-Jou 4.20 4.71 ---
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 DoDonPachi 4.44 4.33 18.21
8 Gradius 3.57 4.27 6.33
9 Ikaruga 3.86 4.14 ---
10 R-Type 3.47 4.13 ---
11 Blazing Star 3.92 4.13 ---
12 Legendary Wings 2.63 4.11 ---
13 Black Tiger 3.38 4.11 2.10
14 Super Street Fighter II Turbo 4.02 4.00 21.18
15 Battletoads 3.93 4.00 3.25
16 ESP RA.DE. 3.97 4.00 ---
17 Darius Gaiden 4.03 4.00 1.17
18 Gradius III 3.53 4.00 ---
19 The Combatribes 2.85 4.00 1.70
20 Sonic the Hedgehog Arcade 3.42 4.00 ---
21 RayForce 3.14 4.00 ---
22 G Darius 4.06 4.00 ---
23 Prehistoric Isle in 1930 2.86 4.00 ---
24 Radiant Silvergun 4.09 4.00 ---
25 Renegade 2.61 4.00 ---
26 Strikers 1945 III 3.67 4.00 ---
27 Buster Bros. 3.60 4.00 ---
28 Strider 3.50 3.94 2.15
29 Art of Fighting 2 3.44 3.93 1.67
30 Ninja Gaiden 3.20 3.92 8.68
31 Rastan 3.16 3.90 ---
32 Defender 3.50 3.89 ---
33 Terminator Salvation 4.07 3.89 ---
34 Cadash 3.18 3.88 ---
35 Armed Police BatRider 4.12 3.88 ---
36 Sinistar 3.13 3.88 ---
37 Metal Slug X 4.17 3.86 13.88
38 Strikers 1945 Plus 3.92 3.86 ---
39 Ikari Warriors 2.88 3.86 ---
40 Contra (1987) 3.65 3.85 2.47
41 Mortal Kombat II 3.96 3.83 7.10
42 Dimahoo 3.72 3.83 ---
43 Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection 4.19 3.83 ---
44 Metal Slug 3 4.14 3.82 8.33
45 Gauntlet 3.55 3.81 9.20
46 Shinobi 3.41 3.81 2.68
47 Sengoku 3 3.60 3.80 ---
48 Joust 2: Survival of the Fittest 3.15 3.80 ---
49 Strikers 1945 II 3.79 3.80 ---
50 Dragon Blaze 3.69 3.80 ---
389 games in results