List Criteria

Shortest NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Donkey Kong Jr. 3.23 3.04 2.81
2 Donkey Kong 3.44 3.02 4.12
3 Kung Fu 3.33 3.23 5.55
4 Super C 4.08 3.84 6.43
5 Disney's DuckTales 4.03 2.98 7.31
6 Excitebike 3.57 2.89 7.59
7 Batman: The Video Game 3.76 3.95 8.07
8 Life Force 3.94 3.77 8.44
9 Mega Man 3.78 3.98 8.55
10 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.80 2.83 8.65
11 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.72
12 Double Dragon 3.67 3.70 8.75
13 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 8.87
14 Mega Man 5 3.87 3.32 9.11
15 Castlevania 3.93 4.09 9.19
16 Mega Man 2 4.31 3.60 9.43
17 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.26 9.69
18 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.41 9.73
19 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.63 10.10
20 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.60 10.32
21 Duck Hunt 3.50 2.86 10.38
22 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.07 3.33 10.49
23 Dr. Mario 3.78 3.10 10.49
24 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.94 3.35 10.52
25 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 11.13
26 Bionic Commando 3.91 3.67 11.27
27 Kid Icarus 3.55 3.92 11.29
28 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.14 4.10 11.80
29 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.17 3.97 11.99
30 Bubble Bobble 3.90 3.25 12.15
31 Blaster Master 3.98 3.81 12.75
32 Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 3.56 3.57 12.84
33 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.52 12.87
34 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.82 4.44 12.89
35 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.22 13.03
36 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.21 13.17
37 Super Mario Bros. 4.22 3.32 13.89
38 Metroid 3.88 3.88 14.13
39 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 3.17 4.20 14.18
40 Punch-Out!! 4.07 3.95 15.34
41 StarTropics 3.94 3.43 15.58
42 Mario Bros. 3.47 3.05 17.21
43 Super Mario Bros. / Duck Hunt 4.25 3.23 17.39
44 Faxanadu 3.72 3.64 17.82
45 Metal Gear 3.41 3.84 18.64
46 Crystalis 4.22 3.27 18.94
47 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.53 3.25 18.97
48 Zelda II: The Adventure of Link 3.72 4.09 22.43
49 The Legend of Zelda 4.26 3.69 22.60
50 Battletoads 3.71 4.60 22.80
59 games in results