List Criteria

Hardest Genesis Games: Action

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Battletoads 3.41 4.40 22.88
2 Contra: Hard Corps 4.30 4.34 16.09
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.88 4.12 9.43
4 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.95 3.91 9.25
5 Kid Chameleon 3.71 3.91 26.37
6 Comix Zone 3.93 3.88 8.52
7 Ecco the Dolphin 3.58 3.85 17.34
8 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.93 3.82 11.36
9 Shadow Dancer 3.69 3.81 9.50
10 X-Men 3.51 3.79 7.79
11 Mortal Kombat II 3.85 3.79 19.23
12 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.10 3.75 9.35
13 Eternal Champions 3.65 3.68 16.92
14 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.88 3.67 20.25
15 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.84 3.66 11.05
16 The Lion King 3.64 3.62 14.28
17 Earthworm Jim 3.86 3.61 13.65
18 Streets of Rage 3 4.09 3.51 11.11
19 Altered Beast 3.17 3.49 5.82
20 Mortal Kombat 3 3.69 3.47 15.67
21 Disney's Toy Story 3.63 3.43 10.55
22 Golden Axe III 3.78 3.42 13.73
23 Earthworm Jim 2 3.97 3.42 10.63
24 Gunstar Heroes 4.15 3.41 7.86
25 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.26 3.40 8.91
26 Golden Axe 3.64 3.37 9.92
27 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.33 3.37 9.66
28 Vectorman 2 3.86 3.36 11.72
29 Mortal Kombat 3.58 3.33 14.22
30 Vectorman 3.89 3.33 10.94
31 Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition 4.08 3.32 15.43
32 Super Street Fighter II 4.12 3.28 17.46
33 Golden Axe II 3.78 3.28 7.72
34 Streets of Rage 3.93 3.24 10.59
35 Disney's Aladdin 3.81 3.24 10.22
36 ToeJam & Earl 4.09 3.23 13.84
37 Ristar 4.24 3.23 7.31
38 Sonic the Hedgehog 4.13 3.21 12.47
39 Streets of Rage II 4.37 3.17 10.13
40 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 4.36 3.16 13.39
41 Sonic & Knuckles 4.36 3.15 13.25
42 Sonic the Hedgehog 3 4.34 3.11 14.24
43 Sonic 3D Blast 3.16 3.10 8.96
44 Tiny Toon Adventures: Buster's Hidden Treasure 3.83 3.07 13.41
45 Michael Jackson's Moonwalker 3.49 3.04 10.19
46 QuackShot starring Donald Duck 3.99 2.99 8.14
47 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Hyperstone Heist 3.93 2.96 5.16
48 Castle of Illusion starring Mickey Mouse 3.86 2.96 9.76
49 Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 3.22 2.81 5.31
50 World of Illusion Starring Mickey Mouse & Donald Duck 4.04 2.61 10.01
50 games in results