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Highest Rated NES Games: Action

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.53 3.25 18.94
2 Mega Man 2 4.30 3.60 9.32
3 Super Mario Bros. 4.22 3.31 13.71
4 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.96
5 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.63 9.77
6 The Guardian Legend 4.19 3.68 12.49
7 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 11.05
8 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.14 4.10 12.06
9 River City Ransom 4.09 3.12 9.07
10 Shatterhand 4.09 3.55 6.79
11 Little Samson 4.09 3.03 4.94
12 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.22 13.01
13 Super C 4.08 3.84 6.32
14 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.07 3.32 10.43
15 Metal Storm 4.04 3.80 6.18
16 Disney's DuckTales 4.03 2.98 7.33
17 Vice: Project Doom 4.00 3.22 5.92
18 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.52 12.83
19 Blaster Master 3.98 3.81 13.37
20 Mega Man 4 3.98 3.40 9.55
21 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.96 2.82 9.47
22 Journey to Silius 3.96 3.83 9.36
23 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.95 3.34 10.72
24 Castlevania 3.93 4.09 9.24
25 Life Force 3.93 3.78 8.91
26 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.60 10.89
27 Bionic Commando 3.90 3.68 11.32
28 Bubble Bobble 3.89 3.25 12.02
29 Jackal 3.89 3.27 7.90
30 Bucky O'Hare 3.89 3.77 9.45
31 Mega Man 5 3.87 3.30 8.99
32 Mega Man 6 3.87 3.25 9.52
33 Battle City 3.86 3.17 29.62
34 Mighty Final Fight 3.84 3.14 8.66
35 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 3.84 2.70 11.33
36 Little Nemo: The Dream Master 3.83 3.63 8.36
37 Guerrilla War 3.83 2.78 6.53
38 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.20 13.21
39 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.43 12.80
40 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.81 2.83 8.55
41 Shadow of the Ninja 3.80 3.36 6.83
42 Jackie Chan's Action Kung Fu 3.78 2.86 8.73
43 Mega Man 3.78 3.98 8.31
44 Batman: The Video Game 3.76 3.93 7.92
45 Disney's Darkwing Duck 3.76 3.07 8.99
46 Power Blade 3.75 3.14 9.83
47 Battletoads & Double Dragon 3.74 3.66 17.30
48 Felix the Cat 3.73 2.53 6.18
49 Clash at Demonhead 3.73 3.62 13.59
50 Gradius 3.71 3.90 11.03
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