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Highest Rated NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.53 3.25 18.96
2 Mega Man 2 4.31 3.60 9.43
3 Dragon Warrior IV 4.30 3.30 47.74
4 Tecmo Super Bowl 4.28 2.90 31.77
5 The Legend of Zelda 4.26 3.69 22.59
6 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt 4.25 3.23 17.39
7 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt / World Class Track Meet 4.22 3.10 22.87
8 Crystalis 4.22 3.27 18.94
9 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.86
10 Super Mario Bros. 4.22 3.32 13.88
11 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.63 10.10
12 The Guardian Legend 4.20 3.69 12.46
13 Dragon Warrior III 4.18 3.37 43.16
14 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 11.13
15 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.17 3.97 11.99
16 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.14 4.10 11.80
17 Tetris 4.10 3.15 24.73
18 Little Samson 4.09 3.00 4.94
19 Shatterhand 4.09 3.57 6.91
20 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 8.87
21 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.22 13.03
22 Super C 4.08 3.84 6.41
23 Punch-Out!! 4.07 3.95 15.34
24 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.07 3.33 10.49
25 Destiny of an Emperor 4.05 3.30 28.62
26 Metal Storm 4.04 3.79 6.40
27 Disney's DuckTales 4.03 2.98 7.31
28 Maniac Mansion 4.03 3.31 18.62
29 EarthBound Beginnings 4.02 3.74 22.81
30 Vice: Project Doom 4.01 3.22 5.87
31 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.52 12.87
32 Baseball Stars 3.99 2.88 38.71
33 Final Fantasy 3.98 3.65 34.43
34 Blaster Master 3.98 3.81 12.75
35 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.41 9.73
36 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.95 2.79 9.70
37 Journey to Silius 3.95 3.80 8.00
38 Final Fantasy III 3.95 3.45 36.03
39 StarTropics 3.94 3.43 15.58
40 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.94 3.35 10.52
41 Life Force 3.94 3.77 9.13
42 Castlevania 3.93 4.09 9.19
43 Bionic Commando 3.91 3.67 11.27
44 Super Dodge Ball 3.91 2.80 7.66
45 Bubble Bobble 3.90 3.25 12.15
46 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.60 10.32
47 Bucky O'Hare 3.88 3.80 9.54
48 Metroid 3.88 3.88 14.13
49 Mega Man 5 3.87 3.31 9.10
50 Jackal 3.87 3.27 8.16
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