List Criteria

Hardest DS Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Cory in the House 4.29 4.31 75.29
2 Contra 4 4.02 4.27 13.59
3 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 3.85 4.08 17.28
4 Etrian Odyssey 3.91 4.06 60.93
5 Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard 4.11 4.00 62.22
6 Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City 4.31 3.99 72.70
7 Knights in the Nightmare 3.87 3.89 35.62
8 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey 3.81 3.89 64.37
9 Mega Man Zero Collection 4.30 3.86 34.41
10 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 4.20 3.78 22.15
11 Cave Story 4.45 3.77 18.20
12 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 4.26 3.71 45.64
13 Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja 3.49 3.71 25.25
14 Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu 4.17 3.67 34.87
15 Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 4.34 3.66 24.64
16 Metal Slug 7 3.76 3.66 10.44
17 Advance Wars: Days of Ruin 4.04 3.66 39.10
18 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 4.51 3.66 29.10
19 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 4.34 3.66 45.77
20 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia 4.00 3.64 27.98
21 Rhythm Heaven 4.15 3.63 24.05
22 Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 3.77 3.63 35.63
23 Infinite Space 4.13 3.62 65.21
24 Elite Beat Agents 4.18 3.58 22.27
25 Lost in Blue 3.41 3.54 28.85
26 Final Fantasy IV 4.20 3.47 47.04
27 Lost Magic 3.61 3.42 24.93
28 Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 3.87 3.42 15.67
29 Advance Wars: Dual Strike 4.13 3.40 41.43
30 Final Fantasy III 3.77 3.38 44.49
31 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 3.66 3.36 44.58
32 Mega Man ZX 3.98 3.36 21.69
33 Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 4.23 3.35 21.99
34 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 3.36 3.33 32.25
35 The World Ends with You 4.49 3.33 44.23
36 Mega Man ZX Advent 4.03 3.32 23.71
37 Professor Layton and the Curious Village 4.19 3.32 20.82
38 Disgaea DS 4.24 3.32 68.56
39 Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 4.09 3.29 33.24
40 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 4.39 3.29 24.07
41 Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 3.97 3.29 12.36
42 Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords 3.91 3.29 32.24
43 Age of Empires: The Age of Kings 3.46 3.27 39.71
44 Professor Layton and the Last Specter 4.18 3.22 22.90
45 Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team 3.98 3.22 39.77
46 Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings 3.53 3.22 40.45
47 Phantasy Star Zero 4.01 3.22 44.37
48 Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator: World Championship 2009 3.87 3.21 40.65
49 Metroid Prime Pinball 3.54 3.21 10.27
50 Star Fox Command 3.38 3.20 18.32
226 games in results