List Criteria

Hardest DS Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Contra 4 4.02 4.28 13.18
2 Cory in the House 4.29 4.14 73.56
3 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 3.86 4.09 17.51
4 Etrian Odyssey 3.92 4.05 60.82
5 Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard 4.13 4.02 63.01
6 Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City 4.32 4.00 72.82
7 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey 3.81 3.88 64.10
8 Mega Man Zero Collection 4.30 3.85 34.31
9 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 4.21 3.78 21.86
10 Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja 3.50 3.73 25.59
11 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 4.27 3.70 45.49
12 Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 4.34 3.66 24.80
13 Advance Wars: Days of Ruin 4.03 3.66 38.80
14 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 4.53 3.65 30.03
15 Metal Slug 7 3.76 3.64 10.51
16 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 4.36 3.64 45.34
17 Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu 4.20 3.63 33.42
18 Rhythm Heaven 4.15 3.63 23.36
19 Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 3.78 3.62 34.81
20 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia 4.02 3.62 27.75
21 Infinite Space 4.13 3.61 63.96
22 Elite Beat Agents 4.18 3.58 22.17
23 Lost in Blue 3.41 3.50 29.24
24 Final Fantasy IV 4.21 3.48 46.59
25 Lost Magic 3.60 3.43 25.67
26 Advance Wars: Dual Strike 4.13 3.41 40.65
27 Final Fantasy III 3.77 3.39 43.97
28 Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 3.87 3.38 15.80
29 Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 4.23 3.37 21.67
30 Mega Man ZX 3.99 3.36 21.48
31 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 3.67 3.35 44.85
32 The World Ends with You 4.49 3.35 43.62
33 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 3.35 3.34 32.18
34 Disgaea DS 4.26 3.34 68.85
35 Professor Layton and the Curious Village 4.19 3.33 20.70
36 Mega Man ZX Advent 4.03 3.33 24.02
37 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 4.40 3.31 23.72
38 Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 3.97 3.30 12.38
39 Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords 3.89 3.27 29.36
40 Professor Layton and the Last Specter 4.20 3.25 22.73
41 Phantasy Star Zero 4.03 3.23 44.21
42 Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team 3.99 3.22 39.19
43 Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator: World Championship 2009 3.89 3.22 38.91
44 Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings 3.54 3.22 39.95
45 Retro Game Challenge 4.19 3.21 24.63
46 Metroid Prime: Hunters 3.66 3.20 22.40
47 Picross DS 4.17 3.20 38.07
48 Yoshi's Island DS 3.69 3.20 21.29
49 Metroid Prime Pinball 3.54 3.20 9.91
50 Picross 3D 4.19 3.20 39.29
214 games in results