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Hardest Genesis Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Battletoads 3.41 4.39 22.88
2 Contra: Hard Corps 4.30 4.35 16.18
3 Ghouls 'n Ghosts 3.89 4.12 9.43
4 The Revenge of Shinobi 3.95 3.91 9.25
5 Kid Chameleon 3.73 3.91 26.37
6 Comix Zone 3.93 3.88 8.52
7 Ecco the Dolphin 3.58 3.85 17.34
8 Phantasy Star II 3.80 3.84 39.10
9 Ecco: The Tides of Time 3.93 3.82 11.36
10 Shadow Dancer 3.69 3.81 9.50
11 X-Men 3.50 3.80 7.79
12 Mortal Kombat II 3.85 3.79 19.34
13 Castlevania: Bloodlines 4.10 3.75 9.35
14 Dr. Robotnik's Mean Bean Machine 3.90 3.72 12.14
15 Jurassic Park 3.30 3.71 11.38
16 Sonic the Hedgehog Spinball 3.27 3.69 13.08
17 Eternal Champions 3.66 3.68 16.92
18 X-Men 2: Clone Wars 3.84 3.67 11.05
19 Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 3.89 3.67 20.25
20 The Lion King 3.64 3.62 14.41
21 Earthworm Jim 3.86 3.61 13.65
22 Shining in the Darkness 3.57 3.59 37.63
23 Streets of Rage 3 4.09 3.52 11.15
24 Altered Beast 3.17 3.49 5.82
25 Mortal Kombat 3 3.69 3.47 15.78
26 Disney's Toy Story 3.64 3.43 10.71
27 Earthworm Jim 2 3.97 3.42 10.63
28 Golden Axe III 3.78 3.42 13.73
29 Gunstar Heroes 4.15 3.41 7.86
30 Rocket Knight Adventures 4.26 3.40 8.91
31 Golden Axe 3.64 3.38 9.92
32 Shinobi III: Return of the Ninja Master 4.33 3.37 9.66
33 LandStalker 4.22 3.36 26.97
34 Vectorman 2 3.86 3.36 11.72
35 Mortal Kombat 3.57 3.34 14.29
36 Vectorman 3.90 3.33 10.94
37 Street Fighter II': Special Champion Edition 4.07 3.33 15.46
38 Road Rash II 3.92 3.29 14.27
39 Super Street Fighter II 4.13 3.28 17.46
40 Golden Axe II 3.79 3.28 7.72
41 Streets of Rage 3.93 3.25 10.60
42 Disney's Aladdin 3.81 3.24 10.27
43 Ristar 4.24 3.23 7.54
44 ToeJam & Earl 4.10 3.23 13.92
45 Sonic the Hedgehog 4.13 3.21 12.49
46 Streets of Rage II 4.37 3.17 10.14
47 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 4.36 3.16 13.39
48 Sonic & Knuckles 4.35 3.15 13.24
49 Phantasy Star III: Generations of Doom 3.39 3.15 35.35
50 Shining Force II 4.45 3.13 38.03
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