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Hardest DS Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Contra 4 4.03 4.28 12.92
2 Cory in the House 4.29 4.21 73.92
3 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 3.86 4.09 17.41
4 Etrian Odyssey 3.92 4.05 60.68
5 Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard 4.13 4.01 62.25
6 Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City 4.32 3.99 72.77
7 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey 3.79 3.88 64.46
8 Mega Man Zero Collection 4.30 3.85 34.49
9 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 4.21 3.78 21.67
10 Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja 3.50 3.74 25.91
11 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 4.27 3.70 45.64
12 Advance Wars: Days of Ruin 4.03 3.66 39.27
13 Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 4.34 3.66 24.35
14 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 4.53 3.65 29.74
15 Metal Slug 7 3.76 3.64 10.41
16 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 4.35 3.64 45.40
17 Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu 4.19 3.63 33.12
18 Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 3.78 3.63 35.03
19 Rhythm Heaven 4.15 3.62 23.67
20 Infinite Space 4.14 3.62 64.69
21 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia 4.01 3.62 27.89
22 Elite Beat Agents 4.18 3.58 22.30
23 Lost in Blue 3.42 3.51 29.24
24 Final Fantasy IV 4.20 3.48 46.69
25 Lost Magic 3.60 3.44 25.55
26 Advance Wars: Dual Strike 4.13 3.41 41.36
27 Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 3.87 3.38 15.70
28 Final Fantasy III 3.77 3.38 43.98
29 Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 4.23 3.37 21.85
30 Mega Man ZX 3.99 3.36 21.30
31 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 3.67 3.35 44.91
32 The World Ends with You 4.49 3.34 43.75
33 Disgaea DS 4.26 3.34 68.82
34 Mega Man ZX Advent 4.03 3.33 23.85
35 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 3.35 3.33 32.37
36 Professor Layton and the Curious Village 4.19 3.32 20.75
37 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 4.40 3.31 23.87
38 Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 3.98 3.29 12.46
39 Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords 3.90 3.27 30.91
40 Age of Empires: The Age of Kings 3.46 3.27 38.98
41 Professor Layton and the Last Specter 4.19 3.25 22.70
42 Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings 3.53 3.22 39.81
43 Phantasy Star Zero 4.03 3.22 43.87
44 Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team 3.99 3.22 38.90
45 Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator: World Championship 2009 3.88 3.22 39.52
46 Picross DS 4.17 3.20 38.38
47 Metroid Prime: Hunters 3.66 3.20 22.38
48 Retro Game Challenge 4.19 3.20 24.63
49 Yoshi's Island DS 3.69 3.20 21.20
50 Metroid Prime Pinball 3.55 3.20 9.94
218 games in results