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Shortest NES Games

Rank Title Rating / 5 Difficulty / 5 Length (Hours)
1 Donkey Kong Jr. 3.22 2.99 2.62
2 Donkey Kong 3.42 3.00 4.14
3 Kung Fu 3.31 3.22 5.37
4 Super C 4.08 3.85 6.28
5 Balloon Fight 3.40 3.17 6.42
6 Disney's DuckTales 4.02 2.97 7.15
7 Jackal 3.89 3.25 7.74
8 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 3.81 2.81 7.82
9 Excitebike 3.56 2.89 7.90
10 Mega Man 3.76 3.98 8.02
11 Little Nemo: The Dream Master 3.83 3.64 8.21
12 Disney's DuckTales 2 3.96 2.82 8.29
13 Double Dragon 3.64 3.74 8.31
14 Disney's Darkwing Duck 3.78 3.10 8.34
15 Batman: The Video Game 3.74 3.93 8.52
16 Contra 4.22 3.88 8.53
17 Life Force 3.91 3.79 8.54
18 River City Ransom 4.09 3.13 8.66
19 Mega Man 5 3.86 3.28 8.69
20 Mega Man 6 3.86 3.23 9.00
21 Wizards & Warriors 3.58 3.43 9.04
22 Mega Man 2 4.29 3.60 9.18
23 Castlevania 3.92 4.09 9.27
24 Mega Man 4 3.97 3.38 9.29
25 Shadowgate (1987) 3.69 3.58 9.35
26 Mega Man 3 4.21 3.63 9.66
27 Gradius 3.68 3.92 9.74
28 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles III: The Manhattan Project 4.06 3.31 9.90
29 Tiny Toon Adventures 3.54 3.17 9.94
30 Disney's Chip 'n Dale: Rescue Rangers 2 3.84 2.68 10.38
31 Dr. Mario 3.77 3.10 10.45
32 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Arcade Game 3.95 3.33 10.53
33 Bionic Commando 3.89 3.69 10.81
34 Kirby's Adventure 4.18 2.71 10.88
35 Kid Icarus 3.55 3.94 10.91
36 Duck Hunt 3.49 2.85 10.93
37 Double Dragon II: The Revenge 3.90 3.63 11.07
38 Adventure Island 3.30 3.85 11.11
39 Adventures of Lolo 3.73 3.39 11.72
40 Bubble Bobble 3.89 3.26 11.84
41 Mike Tyson's Punch-Out!! 4.17 4.01 11.94
42 Castlevania III: Dracula's Curse 4.13 4.11 12.11
43 Ninja Gaiden II: The Dark Sword of Chaos 4.08 4.20 12.13
44 The Guardian Legend 4.19 3.69 12.20
45 Ninja Gaiden 4.00 4.53 12.81
46 Ninja Gaiden III: The Ancient Ship of Doom 3.83 4.39 12.83
47 Double Dragon III: The Sacred Stones 3.21 4.12 12.96
48 Castlevania II: Simon's Quest 3.54 3.58 13.03
49 Super Mario Bros. 4.21 3.31 13.16
50 Super Mario Bros. 2 3.83 3.21 13.23
75 games in results