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Hardest Genesis Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Battletoads 3.35 4.43 19.25
2 Contra: Hard Corps 4.31 4.31 17.61
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.81 4.13 9.66
4 The Adventures of Batman & Robin 4.01 4.08 8.21
5 Spider-Man & Venom: Maximum Carnage 3.60 3.96 11.47
6 Kid Chameleon 3.73 3.94 26.12
7 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.93 3.90 8.94
8 Comix Zone 3.93 3.88 8.10
9 Ecco the Dolphin 3.58 3.85 17.93
10 Phantasy Star II 3.81 3.85 39.84
11 X-Men 3.49 3.84 8.49
12 Dynamite Headdy 4.13 3.82 11.02
13 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.93 3.81 12.81
14 Shadow Dancer 3.67 3.80 9.05
15 Mortal Kombat II 3.83 3.79 20.18
16 Zombies Ate My Neighbors 3.93 3.78 24.16
17 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.09 3.75 9.07
18 Strider 3.67 3.74 9.15
19 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.86 3.73 11.41
20 Jurassic Park 3.32 3.72 12.13
21 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.25 3.71 13.48
22 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.82 3.70 11.06
23 Eternal Champions 3.63 3.70 17.39
24 Desert Strike: Return to the Gulf 3.71 3.68 22.54
25 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.92 3.66 23.31
26 The Lion King 3.61 3.65 13.44
27 Earthworm Jim 3.87 3.65 12.99
28 Shining in the Darkness 3.57 3.62 37.68
29 Streets of Rage 3 4.08 3.50 11.80
30 Altered Beast 3.17 3.50 5.55
31 Mortal Kombat 3 3.68 3.46 17.88
32 Disney's Toy Story 3.59 3.46 9.83
33 Golden Axe III 3.73 3.42 12.56
34 Earthworm Jim 2 3.98 3.41 10.60
35 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.26 3.41 9.22
36 Golden Axe 3.62 3.39 9.43
37 Vectorman 2 3.82 3.38 11.32
38 Gunstar Heroes 4.16 3.38 7.66
39 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.33 3.36 9.32
40 Vectorman 3.87 3.36 10.36
41 Landstalker 4.23 3.35 28.11
42 Mortal Kombat 3.59 3.32 13.79
43 Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition 4.08 3.30 16.40
44 Road Rash 3.65 3.29 20.50
45 Golden Axe II 3.76 3.29 8.43
46 Alex Kidd in the Enchanted Castle 3.03 3.28 6.50
47 Road Rash II 3.92 3.27 16.17
48 Wonder Boy in Monster World 4.07 3.26 15.87
49 Super Street Fighter II 4.12 3.25 17.30
50 Streets of Rage 3.94 3.23 10.70
75 games in results