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Hardest DS Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Cory in the House 4.30 4.35 76.03
2 Contra 4 4.01 4.27 13.59
3 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 3.84 4.08 17.15
4 Etrian Odyssey 3.91 4.06 61.59
5 Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard 4.11 4.00 62.87
6 Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City 4.30 3.99 73.09
7 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey 3.80 3.89 64.08
8 Knights in the Nightmare 3.87 3.88 35.62
9 Mega Man Zero Collection 4.30 3.86 34.36
10 Cave Story 4.45 3.79 18.51
11 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 4.20 3.78 21.98
12 Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja 3.49 3.71 25.15
13 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 4.25 3.71 45.47
14 Advance Wars: Days of Ruin 4.04 3.67 38.73
15 Metal Slug 7 3.75 3.67 10.52
16 Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 4.34 3.66 24.63
17 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 4.34 3.66 45.64
18 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 4.50 3.65 28.92
19 Infinite Space 4.14 3.65 64.54
20 Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 3.76 3.65 35.78
21 Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu 4.13 3.64 34.41
22 Rhythm Heaven 4.15 3.64 23.82
23 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia 4.00 3.63 28.21
24 Elite Beat Agents 4.18 3.59 22.34
25 Lost in Blue 3.42 3.52 29.12
26 Final Fantasy IV 4.20 3.47 47.06
27 Lost Magic 3.59 3.42 24.84
28 Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 3.86 3.42 15.59
29 Advance Wars: Dual Strike 4.13 3.39 41.68
30 Final Fantasy III 3.77 3.38 44.63
31 Mega Man ZX 3.97 3.36 21.59
32 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 3.66 3.36 44.55
33 Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 4.22 3.35 21.86
34 The World Ends with You 4.49 3.33 44.27
35 Mega Man ZX Advent 4.03 3.33 23.65
36 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 3.36 3.32 32.35
37 Disgaea DS 4.24 3.32 68.86
38 Professor Layton and the Curious Village 4.18 3.31 20.66
39 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 4.38 3.29 23.80
40 Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 4.10 3.29 34.10
41 Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 3.97 3.28 12.30
42 Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords 3.92 3.28 33.37
43 Age of Empires: The Age of Kings 3.47 3.27 39.71
44 Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator: World Championship 2009 3.87 3.23 40.36
45 Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team 3.98 3.22 39.78
46 Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings 3.52 3.22 40.31
47 Professor Layton and the Last Specter 4.17 3.21 22.94
48 Metroid Prime Pinball 3.55 3.21 10.81
49 Phantasy Star Zero 4.01 3.21 44.78
50 Tales of Innocence 3.79 3.20 36.74
227 games in results