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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 18.97
2 Mega Man 2 4.31 3.60 9.44
3 Super Mario Bros. 4.22 3.32 13.89
4 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.72
5 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.62 10.10
6 The Guardian Legend 4.20 3.69 12.46
7 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 11.13
8 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.14 4.10 11.80
9 Little Samson 4.10 3.00 4.94
10 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 8.87
11 Shatterhand 4.09 3.57 6.91
12 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.22 13.03
13 Super C 4.08 3.85 6.46
14 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.07 3.33 10.50
15 Metal Storm 4.04 3.79 6.40
16 Disney's DuckTales 4.03 2.98 7.31
17 Vice: Project Doom 4.01 3.22 5.87
18 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.52 12.87
19 Blaster Master 3.98 3.81 12.75
20 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.41 9.74
21 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.95 2.79 9.70
22 Journey to Silius 3.95 3.80 8.00
23 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.94 3.35 10.51
24 Life Force 3.94 3.77 8.44
25 Castlevania 3.93 4.09 9.19
26 Bionic Commando 3.91 3.67 11.27
27 Bubble Bobble 3.90 3.25 12.15
28 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.60 10.32
29 Bucky O'Hare 3.89 3.80 9.64
30 Mega Man 5 3.87 3.32 9.11
31 Jackal 3.87 3.27 8.16
32 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.26 9.69
33 Battle City 3.86 3.18 29.34
34 Mighty Final Fight 3.85 3.15 9.24
35 Little Nemo: The Dream Master 3.84 3.61 8.21
36 Guerrilla War 3.84 2.77 6.68
37 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 3.84 2.69 11.84
38 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.20 13.18
39 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.43 12.89
40 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.81 2.83 8.65
41 Shadow of the Ninja 3.79 3.36 6.83
42 Mega Man 3.78 3.98 8.55
43 Disney's Darkwing Duck 3.76 3.06 9.25
44 Batman: The Video Game 3.76 3.95 8.07
45 Power Blade 3.74 3.14 8.54
46 Clash at Demonhead 3.74 3.62 13.63
47 Battletoads & Double Dragon 3.73 3.67 18.25
48 Galaga: Demons of Death 3.72 3.28 15.30
49 Felix the Cat 3.71 2.52 5.84
50 Battletoads 3.71 4.60 22.80
175 games in results