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Highest Rated NES Games: Action

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Super Mario Bros. 3 4.53 3.25 18.59
2 Mega Man 2 4.29 3.60 9.18
3 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.53
4 Super Mario Bros. 4.21 3.31 13.16
5 Mega Man 3 4.21 3.63 9.66
6 The Guardian Legend 4.19 3.69 12.20
7 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 10.88
8 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.13 4.11 12.11
9 Little Samson 4.12 3.06 5.04
10 Mr. Gimmick 4.11 3.94 3.91
11 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 8.66
12 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.20 12.13
13 Super C 4.08 3.85 6.28
14 Shatterhand 4.08 3.59 6.63
15 Gun Nac 4.07 3.45 4.26
16 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.06 3.31 9.90
17 Metal Storm 4.03 3.80 6.32
18 Disney's DuckTales 4.02 2.97 7.15
19 KickMaster 4.02 3.30 9.96
20 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.53 12.81
21 Blaster Master 3.97 3.83 13.50
22 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.38 9.29
23 Vice: Project Doom 3.97 3.21 5.56
24 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.96 2.82 8.29
25 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.95 3.33 10.54
26 Journey to Silius 3.93 3.85 9.00
27 Castlevania 3.92 4.09 9.27
28 Life Force 3.91 3.79 8.54
29 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.63 11.07
30 Bubble Bobble 3.89 3.26 11.84
31 Jackal 3.89 3.25 7.74
32 Bionic Commando 3.89 3.69 10.81
33 Bucky O'Hare 3.88 3.81 8.88
34 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.23 9.00
35 Mega Man 5 3.86 3.28 8.69
36 Mighty Final Fight 3.85 3.14 7.94
37 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 3.84 2.68 10.38
38 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.39 12.83
39 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.21 13.23
40 Little Nemo: The Dream Master 3.83 3.64 8.21
41 Gradius II 3.83 4.03 9.12
42 Battle City 3.81 3.18 28.01
43 Shadow of the Ninja 3.81 3.38 7.02
44 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.81 2.81 7.82
45 Guerrilla War 3.80 2.72 7.18
46 Disney's Darkwing Duck 3.78 3.10 8.34
47 Mega Man 3.76 3.98 8.02
48 Battletoads & Double Dragon 3.75 3.71 16.00
49 Batman: The Video Game 3.74 3.93 8.52
50 Power Blade 3.74 3.05 9.20
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