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Hardest DS Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Cory in the House 4.29 4.32 75.87
2 Contra 4 4.01 4.26 13.43
3 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 3.84 4.08 17.23
4 Etrian Odyssey 3.91 4.06 60.90
5 Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard 4.11 4.00 62.58
6 Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City 4.31 3.98 72.91
7 Knights in the Nightmare 3.87 3.89 35.62
8 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey 3.81 3.89 64.07
9 Mega Man Zero Collection 4.30 3.86 34.44
10 Cave Story 4.45 3.79 18.51
11 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 4.20 3.78 22.04
12 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 4.25 3.71 45.40
13 Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja 3.49 3.71 25.15
14 Metal Slug 7 3.75 3.67 10.16
15 Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu 4.14 3.67 34.31
16 Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 4.33 3.66 24.63
17 Advance Wars: Days of Ruin 4.04 3.66 38.94
18 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 4.34 3.66 45.64
19 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 4.50 3.65 29.00
20 Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 3.76 3.64 35.58
21 Infinite Space 4.14 3.64 64.32
22 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia 4.00 3.63 28.08
23 Rhythm Heaven 4.15 3.63 23.95
24 Elite Beat Agents 4.18 3.59 22.28
25 Lost in Blue 3.42 3.52 29.12
26 Final Fantasy IV 4.20 3.47 47.01
27 Lost Magic 3.59 3.42 24.84
28 Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 3.86 3.41 15.59
29 Advance Wars: Dual Strike 4.13 3.39 41.67
30 Final Fantasy III 3.77 3.38 44.65
31 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 3.66 3.37 44.52
32 Mega Man ZX 3.97 3.36 21.57
33 Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 4.22 3.35 21.87
34 Mega Man ZX Advent 4.03 3.33 23.70
35 The World Ends with You 4.49 3.33 44.31
36 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 3.36 3.32 32.29
37 Disgaea DS 4.24 3.31 68.77
38 Professor Layton and the Curious Village 4.18 3.31 20.67
39 Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 4.10 3.29 33.24
40 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 4.39 3.29 23.87
41 Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 3.97 3.28 12.32
42 Puzzle Quest: Challenge of the Warlords 3.91 3.28 33.37
43 Age of Empires: The Age of Kings 3.47 3.27 39.71
44 Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team 3.99 3.23 39.77
45 Professor Layton and the Last Specter 4.17 3.22 22.99
46 Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings 3.52 3.22 40.43
47 Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's Stardust Accelerator: World Championship 2009 3.87 3.21 40.83
48 Phantasy Star Zero 4.01 3.21 44.78
49 Metroid Prime Pinball 3.54 3.21 10.44
50 Star Fox Command 3.38 3.20 18.15
226 games in results