List Criteria

Highest Rated NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.53 3.25 18.92
2 Mega Man 2 4.30 3.60 9.35
3 Dragon Warrior IV 4.30 3.29 47.66
4 Tecmo Super Bowl 4.26 2.89 32.63
5 The Legend of Zelda 4.26 3.69 22.40
6 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt 4.25 3.23 17.27
7 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.97
8 Super Mario Bros. 4.22 3.31 13.78
9 Crystalis 4.21 3.27 18.94
10 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt / World Class Track Meet 4.20 3.10 23.07
11 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.63 9.82
12 Dragon Warrior III 4.19 3.37 43.25
13 The Guardian Legend 4.19 3.67 12.40
14 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 11.05
15 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.17 3.98 11.71
16 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.14 4.10 12.09
17 Tetris (Tengen) 4.12 3.13 23.61
18 Tetris 4.10 3.14 25.03
19 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 9.07
20 Shatterhand 4.09 3.55 6.79
21 Little Samson 4.09 3.03 4.94
22 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.22 13.08
23 Super C 4.08 3.84 6.32
24 Punch-Out!! 4.08 3.96 15.03
25 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.07 3.32 10.46
26 Destiny of an Emperor 4.05 3.31 28.88
27 Metal Storm 4.04 3.80 6.18
28 Maniac Mansion 4.03 3.31 18.62
29 Disney's DuckTales 4.03 2.98 7.27
30 EarthBound Beginnings 4.02 3.75 23.19
31 Vice: Project Doom 4.00 3.22 5.92
32 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.52 12.87
33 Baseball Stars 3.99 2.88 38.71
34 Blaster Master 3.98 3.81 13.37
35 Final Fantasy 3.98 3.65 34.48
36 Mega Man 4 3.98 3.40 9.57
37 Journey to Silius 3.96 3.82 9.36
38 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.95 2.81 9.60
39 Final Fantasy III 3.95 3.45 36.26
40 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.95 3.34 10.54
41 StarTropics 3.95 3.43 15.55
42 Castlevania 3.93 4.09 9.30
43 Life Force 3.93 3.78 8.98
44 Super Dodge Ball 3.91 2.80 7.55
45 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.61 10.50
46 Bionic Commando 3.90 3.68 11.35
47 Bubble Bobble 3.90 3.25 12.09
48 Jackal 3.89 3.27 7.97
49 Bucky O'Hare 3.89 3.78 9.47
50 Metroid 3.88 3.89 14.08
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