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Highest Rated NES Games: Action

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.53 3.24 18.62
2 Mega Man 2 4.29 3.60 9.19
3 Contra 4.21 3.88 8.56
4 Super Mario Bros. 4.20 3.31 13.20
5 Mega Man 3 4.20 3.63 9.56
6 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 10.87
7 The Guardian Legend 4.17 3.70 12.20
8 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.13 4.12 11.98
9 Mr. Gimmick 4.12 3.96 3.93
10 Little Samson 4.11 3.08 4.94
11 Shatterhand 4.09 3.60 6.63
12 River City Ransom 4.09 3.12 8.74
13 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.20 11.88
14 Super C 4.07 3.86 6.22
15 Gun Nac 4.07 3.45 4.26
16 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.05 3.31 9.89
17 Disney's DuckTales 4.02 2.97 7.11
18 KickMaster 4.02 3.28 9.87
19 Metal Storm 4.02 3.82 6.99
20 Ninja Gaiden 3.99 4.54 12.59
21 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.38 9.22
22 Vice: Project Doom 3.97 3.20 5.56
23 Blaster Master 3.97 3.83 13.46
24 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.95 3.33 10.38
25 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.94 2.81 8.08
26 Castlevania 3.91 4.10 9.11
27 Life Force 3.91 3.81 8.45
28 Journey to Silius 3.90 3.86 9.16
29 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.64 10.91
30 Jackal 3.89 3.24 7.67
31 Bubble Bobble 3.88 3.26 11.74
32 Bionic Commando 3.88 3.71 10.79
33 Bucky O'Hare 3.87 3.83 8.71
34 Mega Man 6 3.87 3.23 8.98
35 Mega Man 5 3.86 3.28 8.66
36 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.85 4.39 12.50
37 Mighty Final Fight 3.84 3.13 7.95
38 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 3.83 2.69 10.03
39 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.21 13.25
40 Little Nemo: The Dream Master 3.83 3.64 8.24
41 Gradius II 3.82 4.04 8.93
42 Battle City 3.81 3.17 27.11
43 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.80 2.81 7.76
44 Shadow of the Ninja 3.79 3.40 6.81
45 Disney's Darkwing Duck 3.78 3.10 8.36
46 Power Blade 3.76 3.03 9.00
47 Guerrilla War 3.76 2.71 6.95
48 Mega Man 3.76 3.98 8.06
49 Batman: The Video Game 3.75 3.94 8.46
50 Battletoads & Double Dragon 3.74 3.71 15.96
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