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Hardest DS Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Cory in the House 4.31 4.36 76.22
2 Contra 4 4.01 4.26 13.56
3 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 3.85 4.08 17.27
4 Etrian Odyssey 3.91 4.06 61.91
5 Etrian Odyssey II: Heroes of Lagaard 4.11 4.00 63.06
6 Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City 4.30 3.99 73.29
7 Shin Megami Tensei: Strange Journey 3.80 3.88 63.67
8 Knights in the Nightmare 3.86 3.88 35.07
9 Mega Man Zero Collection 4.29 3.86 34.17
10 Trauma Center: Under the Knife 2 4.20 3.80 22.36
11 Cave Story 4.45 3.79 18.42
12 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 4.24 3.70 45.46
13 Izuna: Legend of the Unemployed Ninja 3.49 3.70 24.69
14 Advance Wars: Days of Ruin 4.04 3.67 38.85
15 Moero! Nekketsu Rhythm Damashii: Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 2 4.50 3.67 29.48
16 Infinite Space 4.13 3.66 65.35
17 Osu! Tatakae! Ouendan 4.34 3.66 24.41
18 Fire Emblem: Shin Monshou no Nazo - Hikari to Kage no Eiyuu 4.14 3.66 34.48
19 Shin Megami Tensei: Devil Survivor 2 4.33 3.66 45.69
20 Metal Slug 7 3.75 3.65 10.53
21 Valkyrie Profile: Covenant of the Plume 3.77 3.65 36.09
22 Rhythm Heaven 4.15 3.64 23.59
23 Castlevania: Order of Ecclesia 4.00 3.63 28.26
24 Elite Beat Agents 4.17 3.59 22.44
25 Lost in Blue 3.42 3.52 29.12
26 Final Fantasy IV 4.19 3.47 47.13
27 Lost Magic 3.59 3.42 24.47
28 Ninja Gaiden: Dragon Sword 3.86 3.42 15.59
29 Advance Wars: Dual Strike 4.13 3.39 41.82
30 Final Fantasy III 3.76 3.37 44.78
31 Final Fantasy: The 4 Heroes of Light 3.66 3.36 44.46
32 Mega Man ZX 3.97 3.35 21.32
33 Professor Layton and the Diabolical Box 4.22 3.34 21.85
34 The World Ends with You 4.49 3.33 44.25
35 Fire Emblem: Shadow Dragon 3.36 3.32 32.40
36 Mega Man ZX Advent 4.02 3.32 23.60
37 Disgaea DS 4.24 3.31 69.00
38 Professor Layton and the Curious Village 4.18 3.31 20.62
39 Resident Evil: Deadly Silence 3.96 3.29 12.34
40 Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes 4.09 3.28 33.98
41 Professor Layton and the Unwound Future 4.39 3.28 23.85
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 3.88 3.24 40.38
45 Mega Man Battle Network 5: Double Team 3.99 3.22 39.64
46 Final Fantasy XII: Revenant Wings 3.52 3.22 40.42
47 Metroid Prime Pinball 3.55 3.21 11.20
48 Professor Layton and the Last Specter 4.17 3.21 23.00
49 Phantasy Star Zero 4.01 3.20 44.67
50 Tales of Innocence 3.78 3.20 37.11
230 games in results